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Aleandro, Girolamo

(Hieronymus Aleander; 1480–1542). B. Motta, It.; studied at Padua; taught in Venice, Orleans, and Paris; rector Paris 1513; to Rome 1516 on secretarial assignment; nuncio of Leo X (see Popes, 20) to Charles* V to combat M. Luther* 1520; active at Diet of Worms* 1521; abp. Brindisi 1524; cardinal 1538. Friend of J. Cochlaeus.* See also Counter Reformation, 5.

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