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Alexander VIII (Pietro Vito Ottoboni)

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Born: 1610 AD
Died: 1691 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

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1610 - Ottoboni was born in Venice, Italy on April 22, 1610.

 

1627 - Received his doctorate in canon and civil law.

 

1630 - Became Governor of Terni, Rieti and Spoleto.

 

1652 - Appointed Cardinal by Pope Innocent X and later became bishopric of Brescia.

 

1689 - Succeeded Pope Innocent XI on October 6, 1689.

 

1690 - Condemned the doctrines of the so-called philosophical sin, taught in the Jesuit schools.

 

1691 - Died in Rome, Italy on February 1, 1691.


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