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Pope Leo, XIII
Original name: Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele
Birth: Mar. 2, 1810
Carpineto Romano
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
Death: Jul. 20, 1903

Roman Catholic Pope. Born Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele, he wasthe sixth of the seven sons. His election changed the course of the papacy, he was a modern man of his time. Leo XIII is most remembered for his 1891 encyclical Rerum Novarum, On the Condition of Labor. This encyclical has become universally recognized as the inaugural document of the tradition of Catholic social teaching and the benchmark against which all subsequent documents have been evaluated. (bio by: MC) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ludovico Pecci
  Anna Prosperi Buzzi Pecci (____ - 1824)
 
 Sibling:
  Giuseppe Pecci (1807 - 1890)*
  Leo (1810 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Rome
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
GPS (lat/lon): 41.88591, 12.50616
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: MC
Record added: May 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8812531
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