Boniface VI

Born: 8XX AD
Died: 896 AD.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

Born in Rome, Italy.

896 - He served as Pope in April this year.

      - He was a subdeacon when he was elected to succeed Formosus.

      - He died on the 19th of April in Rome, Italy.

      - Boniface either died of gout or was murdered by Stephen VI, who became the next pope.

896-898 - A central figure during a dark period in papal history revolving around the death of Pope Formosus, Boniface was denounced at a Roman council held by Pope John IX.  

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