1649 – He was born in Gravina in Puglia on the 2nd of February. 1721 – He succeeded Pope Innocent XIII. 1672 – He been named cardinal on the 22nd of February, later he was bishop of Manfredonia, Cesena and then archbishop of Benevento. 1727 – He inaugurated the famous Spanish Steps and founded the ..
Italian pope 1675 – Born on the 31st of March in Bologna, Italy. 1740-1758 – He was elected Pope on 17th of August. 1757 – Benedict XIV was also responsible, along with Cardinal Passionei, for beginning the catalogue of the Vatican Library. Entrusted the relics of St. Donatus of Libya, a beheaded corpse, to the ..
1854 – Born at Pegli, a suburb of Genoa, Italy on the 21st of November. 1875 – He acquired a doctorate of law, after which he studied for the priesthood and then the training school for the Vatican diplomatic service 1907 – He was soon moved out of the diplomatic service, on the 18th of ..
1927 – Born on the 16th of April in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany. 1959 – Ratzinger became a professor at the University of Bonn; his inaugural lecture was on "The God of Faith and the God of Philosophy." 1963 – Appointed Archbishop of Munich and Freising by Pope Paul VI. 1966 ..
– 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. – ..
683- He was chosen to be a pope and was not ordained until 684, because the leave of the Emperor Constantine IV Pogonatus was not obtained until some months after the election. – He obtained from the Emperor a decree which either abolished imperial confirmations altogether or made them obtainable from the exarch ..
683- He was chosen to be a pope and was not ordained until 684, because the leave of the Emperor Constantine IV Pogonatus was not obtained until some months after the election. – He was educated and lived in Rome and was cardinal priest of S. Callisto at the time of his election. ..
– 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 ..
– Benedict V was born in Rome. 964-966 – He was elected by the Romans on the death of Pope John XII. 936-973 – However the Roman Emperor Otto I did not approve of the choice and had him deposed after only a month, and the ex-Pope was carried off to Hamburg and ..
– 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 ..