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Guido Bentivoglio (1579–1644)

Bentivoglio, Guido (ben-tē-vōl’yō). An Italian historian, memoirist, and cardinal; born in Ferrara, 1579; died on Sept. 7, 1644. His ecclesiastical career was exceedingly brilliant; but almost at the hour when his election to the papacy as successor to Urban VIII. seemed inevitable, he suddenly died. In his ‘History of the War in Flanders’ and ‘Memoirs’ he evinces decided literary abilities.