Julius II. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/julius-ii
Originally Giuliano della Rovere. 1443-1513
Pope (1503-1513) who enlarged the temporal power of the papacy and was active in military campaigns in Europe. He also ordered the construction of Saint Peter's in Rome and commissioned Michelangelo to decorate the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.