Guido Bentivoglio
Historical Figure
Nationality: Italy
Date of Birth: 1579
Date of Death: 1644
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Clergyman, Diplomat,, Historian
Turtledove Appearances:
"But It Does Move"
POD: c. 1633 (?)
Type of Appearance: Direct
Guido Bentivoglio (4 October 1579 - 7 September 1644), was an Italian cardinal, statesman, and historian. He was one of the cardinals who signed the papal condemnation of Galileo Galilei in 1633. He was the heir apparent to Pope Urban VIII, but died unexpectedly in 1644.

Guido Bentivoglio in "But It Does Move" Edit

Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio read Galileo's sentence in 1633, after Galileo had been analyzed by Cardinal Sigismondo Gioioso.