Pope Paul III

Pope Paul III

Born: February 29, 1468

Died: November 10, 1549

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Clergyman

Biography: Pope Paul III, born Alessandro Farnese, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1534 to his death in 1549. He came to the papal throne in an era following the sack of Rome in 1527 and rife with uncertainties in the Catholic Church following the Protestant Reformation.