Antonio Barberini

"Antonio Barberini" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Tuesday 26th April 2011

(Florence 1569-Rome 1646) brother of Maffeo (pope Urban VIII). He was brought to Rome nearly by force from the Capuchins convent, and here was made a cardinal. But Antonio continued to live almost as a poor, helping churches and other religious institution.

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