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the 218th pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 9 January 1522 until his death. He was the last non-Italian pope until Pope John Paul II of Poland became the 264th pope in 1978. Pope Adrian VI and his eventual successor Pope Marcellus II are the only popes of the modern era to retain their baptismal names after their election.
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07/01/1517-Inquisitor-general Adrian Boeyens (later Pope Adrian VI) elected as Cardinal priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo
04/07/1521-Inquisitor-general Adriaan Boeyens (later, Pope Adrian VI) bans Lutheran books 
01/09/1522-Adriaan F Boeyens elected only Dutch pope (as Adrian VI)
04/27/1522-Battle of Bicocca: Charles I of Spain and Pope Adrian VI beat France
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Roman Catholic Popes:

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Alexander VI (1492-1503): Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 11 August 1492 until his death. He is one of the most controversial of the Renaissance popes, partl...
Pius III (1503): the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 22 September 1503 to his death on 18 October 1503. He had one of the shortest pontificates in pa...
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Pope Adrian VI1459, Mar 21490
 
15231523, Sep 14

Pope Innocent VIII14321484
 
14921492, Jul 25
  Pope from 29 August 1484 to his death in 1492. Born into a prominent Genoese family he entered t...
Maximus IVunknown1491
 
 
1497unknown
 an Orthodox Christian monk and bishop. He was Ecumenical Patriarch for the Church of Constantinop...
Nephon IIunknown1486
 
1502unknown
  the Ecumenical Patriarch of the Church of Constantinople three times: from 1486 to 1488, from 14...
Pope Pius III1439, May 291459
 
15031503, Oct 18
 the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 22 September 1503 to his death on 18 October 1503. He...
Pope Alexander VI1431, Jan 11492
 
 
15031503, Aug 18
  Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 11 August 1492 until his death. He is one of the most co...
Joachim Iunknown1498
 
 
15041504
 the Ecumenical Patriarch of the Church of Constantinople from 1498 to 1502 and for a short time ...
Abraham Zacuto1452, Aug 121480
 
15091515 ca
 a Sephardi Jewish astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, rabbi and historian who served as Royal ...
Girolamo Piccolomini Sr.unknown1498
 
 
1510unknown
 On 14 Mar 1498, Girolamo Piccolomini was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VI as both...
Pachomius Iunknown1502
 
 
15131513
 Ecumenical Patriarch of the Church of Constantinople from 1503 to 1513, except for a short period...
Pope Julius II1443, Dec 51503
 
 
15131513, Feb 21
 Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 1 November 1503 to his death in 1513. His papacy was mark...
Al-Mustamsikunknown1497
 
 
15171521
 an Abbasid caliph (Islam) of the Abbasid Caliphate of Cairo, Egypt under the tutelage of the Maml...
Patrick Paniter1470 ca1500
 
 
15171519
 Scottish churchman and principal secretary to James V. Paniter was born around 1470 at the villag...
Al-Mutawakkil IIIunknown1508
 
 
15171543
 the Abbasid Caliph (Islam) from 1508 to 1516, and again in 1517 for the Abbasid Caliphate of Cair...
Ignatius Jacob [1]unknown1512
 
 
15171517
  the Patriarch of Antioch, and head of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1512 until his death in 15...
Selim I1465/66/70, Oct 101512
 
 
15201520, Sep 22
 the Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate from 1512 to 1520. His reign ...
Gavin Douglas1474 ca1496
 
 
15211522, Sep
 a Scottish bishop, makar and translator. Although he had an important political career, it is for...
Pope Leo X1475, Dec 111513
 
 
15211521, Dec 1
 the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 9 March 1513 to his death. The second son of Lorenzo ...
Theoleptus Iunknown1513
 
 
1522unknown
 the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1513 to 1522, for the Church of Constantinople. W...
Pope John XIIIunknown1484
 
15241524
 the 94th Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark for the Armenian A...
Philip of Burgundy14641498
 
15241524
 Admiral of the Netherlands from 1498 to 1517 and bishop of Utrecht from 1517 to 1524. In the year...
Thomas Wolsey1473, Mar1509
 
15301530, Nov 29
 an English political figure and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. When Henry VIII became K...
Girolamo Piccolomini Jr.unknown1510
 
15351535
 On 9 Dec 1510, Girolamo Piccolomini was appointed during the papacy of Pope Julius II as both Bis...
John Palsgrave1485 ca1513
 
15451554
 a priest of Henry VIII of England's court. He is known as a tutor in the royal household, and as ...
Jeremias Iunknown1513
 
15461546, Jan 13
 Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople two times, from 1522 to 1524 and from 1525 to 1546 for the...
David Beaton1494 ca1519
 
15461546, May 29
 Archbishop of St Andrews and the last Scottish Cardinal prior to the Reformation.
King Henry VIII1491, Jun 281509
 
15471547, Jan 28
  King of England from 1509 until his death and Supreme Head of the Church of England from 1536 to...
Pope Paul III1468, Feb 291491
 
15491549, Nov 10
  the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 13 October 1534 to his death in 1549. He came to the...
Ignatius of Loyola1491, Oct 231508
 
15551556, Jul 31
 a Spanish priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jes...
Reginald Pole1500, Mar 121518
 
15581558, Nov 17
 an English cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the last Roman Catholic Archbishop of Canter...
Pope Paul IV1476, Jun 281505
 
15591559, Aug 18
 the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 23 May 1555 to his death in 1559. While serving as pa...
Suleiman I1494, Nov 61520
 
15661566, Sep 7
  the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate, ...
Joachim I Pany1448 ca1480
 
15671567
 served as Patriarch for the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria between 1486 and 1567. A virtuou...
Sunan Gunungjati14481479
 
15681568, Sep 19
  one of the Wali Songo, or nine saints of Islam revered in Indonesia. He founded the Sultanate of...
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