- Born in Rome as the son of Hildebrand and was chosen with great ceremony.
936 - Installed as Pope under the protection of the Emperor Otto I on the 19th of January.
- Benedict VI confirmed the privileges of some of the monasteries and churches.
973 - Pope was strangled by order of Crescentius I, the son of the notorious Theodora, to prevent his release by Sicco, the imperial envoy of Otto II.
974 - Benedict died.
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