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Benedict IV

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Born: 8XX AD
Died: 903 AD.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

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         - Benedict IV was born in Rome, Italy.

898 - He succeeded Pope John IX.

900 - Became Pope and was followed by Pope Leo V.

901 - Benedict followed the example of Pope Leo III and crowned Louis of Provence as Holy Roman Emperor.

         - In his reign, he also excommunicated Baldwin II of Flanders for murdering Fulk, Archbishop of Reims.

903 - He died in the summer and was buried in front of St Peter's, by the gate of Guido.

 

 

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