Leo X


noun

Giovanni de'Medici, 1475–1521, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1513–21 (son of Lorenzo de'Medici).

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Leo X

noun

original name Giovanni de' Medici. 1475–1521, pope (1513–21): noted for his patronage of Renaissance art and learning; excommunicated Luther (1521)
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