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Pope Leo XI

Leo XI (Alessandro de' Medici) was chosen, under French influence, to succeed Clement VIII as pope on April 1, 1605, and died on April 27 of the same year. His successor was Paul V

Preceded by:
Pope Clement VIII
List of popesSucceeded by:
Pope Paul V

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