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Benedict IV

Born: 8XX0 AD
Died: 9030 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

         – 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.