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Catholic cardinal and church historianwd:Q317900
language of expression: Latin
occupation: librarian, church historian, historian, writer, Catholic priest, catholic deacon
position held: cardinal, prefect of the Vatican Library, Catholic bishop
Cesare Baronio (also known as Caesar Baronius; 30 August 1538 – 30 June 1607) was an Italian cardinal and ecclesiastical historian of the Roman Catholic Church. His best-known works are his Annales Ecclesiastici ("Ecclesiastical Annals"), which appeared in 12 folio volumes (1588–1607). Pope Benedict XIV conferred upon him the title of Venerable.
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