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1061-1073 – Appointed Bishop of Lucca, he tried to suppress simony and enforce the ceilbacy of the clergy. Died in Rome, Italy on April 21, 1073. 2.6 / 5 ( ..

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1150 – Became  Cardinal Deacon of the Title of Santi Cosma e Damiano. 1153 – Became Papal Cgacellor and leader of the cardinals opposed to Frederick I Barbarossa. Participated in the negotiations for restoring peaceful relations which is named The Treaty of Benevento. 1159 – Became Pope on September 7, 1159. 1179 – Led the ..

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1199 – Alexander IV was born in Anagni, Italy. 1227 – He was appointed Cardinal Deacon by Gregory IX. 1231 – Alexander the IV was appointed Cardinal Bishop of Ostia. 1254 – He was elected Pope on December 12, 1254. 1261 – Died in Viterbo, Italy on the 25th of May. 2.9 / 5 ( ..

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1339 – Philarges V was born in Crete. 1359 – Attended University of Oxford and University of Paris. 1386 – Became Bishop of Piacenza. 1387 – Became Bishop of Vicenza. 1389 – Became Bishop of Novara. 1402 – Became Archbishop of Milan. 1405 – Appointed Cardinal by Pope Innocent VII, he tried to unite the ..

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1431 – Alexander VI was born Rodrigo Borgia in Valencia, Spain on January 1, 1431. 1450 – Studied law at Bologna and became bishop, cardinal and vice-chancellor of the church after his uncle became pope. 1492 – He became Alexander VI when he was crowned Pope on August 11, 1492. 1493 – With the power ..

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1599 – Alexander VII was born in Siena, Italy on February 13, 1599. 1606-1625 – He was educated with a private tutor and attended University of Siena where he received his doctorates of philosophy, law, and theology. 1627 – Started his apprenticeship at Ferrara as the vice-Papal legate. 1639-1651 – Appointed Inquisitor of Malta and ..

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1610 – Ottoboni was born in Venice, Italy on April 22, 1610. 1627 – Received his doctorate in canon and civil law. 1630 – Became Governor of Terni, Rieti and Spoleto. 1652 – Appointed Cardinal by Pope Innocent X and later became bishopric of Brescia. 1689 – Succeeded Pope Innocent XI on October 6, 1689. ..

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577 – Agatho was born in Sicily. 678-681 – Became pope and the first one to take the papal oath as part of his inauguration. 2.6 / 5 (..

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         – He was born in Rome, the son of a subdeacon. 615 – He was elected to the papal throne and was the first pope to use lead seals or the "bullae" on papal documents.          – He encouraged and supported the clergy, who were impoverished in consequence of the political troubles ..

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         – Born in Rome, he became a Benedictine and was a monk of the Roman cloister of St Erasmus on the Caelian Hill. 672 – Rebuilt buildings at the monastery and restored the basilica of St. Peter’s on the Via Portuguese. 676 – He died in the fourth year of his reign. 2.9 ..

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