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Pope Clement, XII
Birth: Apr. 7, 1652
Cittą Metropolitana di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
Death: Feb. 6, 1740

Pope. Born Lorenzo Corsini, of an aristocrat family, Clement XII was a lawyer and financial manager under preceding pontiffs. Elected at the age of 78, Clement XII was often bedridden with gout and he became blind in 1732. He had significant problems in international relationships, often finding himself ignored by the Catholic powers of Europe. Clement XII is known for building the new facade of St. John Lateran and beginning the Trevi Fountain and the purchase of Cardinal Albani's collection of antiquities for the papal gallery. (bio by: MC) 
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
GPS (lat/lon): 41.88591, 12.50616
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: MC
Record added: May 22, 2004
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