- Benedict was the son of a man named Boniface, and was called Bonosus by the Greeks.
575 AD - Benedict I became Pope from 2nd of June up to his death.
579 AD - He reigned four years, one month, and twenty-eight days.
- On the 30th of July, he died in the midst of his efforts to cope with these difficulties. He was buried in the vestibule of the sacristy of the old basilica of St. Peter.
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