Savonarola,Girolamo

Sa·vo·na·ro·la (săv'ə-nə-rōʹlə, sä'vō-nä-), Girolamo. 1452-1498.
Italian reformer. A Dominican friar, he gained a vast popular following and drove the Medici family out of Florence in 1494. He was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing Pope Alexander VI.

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Universalium. 2010.

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