Pope Clement XII (Biographical details)

Pope Clement XII (cleric/religious official; ruler; Italian; Male; 1652; 1730 - 1740; 1740; ; ruled)

Also known as

Clement XII; Corsini, Lorenzo

Biography

Pope, succeeded Benedict XIII (q.v.); born Florence. Engaged in missionary enterprises, but continued the ban on Chinese Christian rites, and condemned Freemasonry.