Fourteen Roman Catholic popes served under this name, from Clement I (88-97) to Clement XIV (1769-1774).
Clement V (1305-1314), the first pope at Avignon, encouraged the study of Hebrew, Syriac and Arabic in the universities of Oxford, Paris, Bologna and Salamanca; the Church of England broke away from Rome under Clement VII (1523-1534) (see list of Religious Leaders)
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Clément Marot (died 1544)
Leading poet of the French Renaissance, also known for his translations.