Pope Martin V's Achievements

352 Words2 Pages
Pope Martin V was born in 1368 in Genazzano, Italy. His original name was Oddo or Oddone Colona. He was a cardinal subdeacon who helped organize the Council of Pisa in 1409. He was unanimously elected pope in a conclave held during the Council of Constance. He faced enormous difficulties during his papacy, because he had to restore the western church and the Papal States. Pope Martin V died on February 20, 1431. Pope Martin V had many different achievements and events that he was a part of. When he was a cardinal subdeacon, he helped organize and call the Council of Pisa. Once he was elected pope however, he faced enormous difficulties as after the Great Schism, the church was split into two, so he had to restore the western church and
Open Document