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Noun: Girolamo Savonarola
  1. Italian religious and political reformer; a Dominican friar in Florence who preached against sin and corruption and gained a large following; he expelled the Medici from Florence but was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing the Pope (1452-1498)
    - Savonarola

Type of: Black Friar, Blackfriar, crusader, Dominican, friar preacher, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer

Encyclopedia: Girolamo Savonarola