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Popes

The heads of the Catholic Church.

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Benedict V

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131st Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 964 - 964. Elected after John XII's death by the people of Rome, in opposition to the Antipope Leo VIII who was appointed by Emperor Otto; Benedict ...

Pope Paul V

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Pope Paul V (1,552 17 September – 28 January 1,621), born Camillo Borghese, was Pope from 16 may 1605 until his death.

Pope Clement XI

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Pope Clement XI (23 July 1649 – 19 March 1721), born Giovanni Francesco Albani, was Pope from 1700 until his death in 1721.

Pope Gregory XIII

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Pope Gregory XIII (7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, was Pope from 1572 to 1585. He is best known for commissioning and being the namesake for the Gregorian calendar, which ...

Pope Sixtus V

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Pope Sixtus V (13 December 1520 – 27 August 1590), born Felice Peretti di Montalto, was Pope from 1585 to 1590.

Pope Pius IX

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Blessed Pope Pius IX (13 May 1792 – 7 February 1878), born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, was the longest-reigning elected Pope in the history of the Catholic Church, serving from 16 June 1846 until ...

Pope Gregory XVI

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Pope Gregory XVI (18 September 1765 – 1 June 1846), born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1831 to 1846. He had adopted the name Mauro upon entering the ...

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