Friday, May 13, 2016

History Trivia - Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola

May 13

1497 Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) excommunicated Girolamo Savonarola (Italian Dominican friar and an influential contributor to the politics of Florence. He vehemently preached against the moral corruption of much of the clergy at the time, and his main opponent was Rodrigo Borgia).

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