Biography of Giles of Viterbo

This article contains a concise biographical timeline for Giles Antonini (1472-1532), a.k.a. Giles of Viterbo.

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1472 – He is born in Viterbo.

1488 – He enters the Order of St. Augustine and is given the name Giles.

1506 – He becomes Vicar General of his Order.

1512 – He delivers and bold and earnest discourse at the opening of the Fifth Lateran Council at the Lateran Palace.

1517 – He becomes a cardinal.

1523 – He receives the title of Latin Patriarch of Constantinople.

1524-1530 – He is the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

1527 – His library is destroyed by Emperor Charles’ forces.

1530 – He requests the transfer of his titular church to that of the Church of San Marcello al Corso.

1532 – He dies in Rome.

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References;

1 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giles_of_Viterbo

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