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Pope Benedict, XIV
Birth: Mar. 31, 1675
Bologna
Provincia di Bologna
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Death: May 3, 1758, Vatican City

Roman Catholic Pope (1740-1758), born Prospero Lambertini in Bologna, Italy in 1675. He is considered to be the greatest scholar to be Pope. Benedict XIV was crowned Pope at the Vatican on Aug. 22, 1740. He is descibed as a man of great intellect and vast culture. He was also a very balanced person and admirer of the arts. These qualities made everyone appreciate him. As Pope, Benedict XIV made maximum use of the art of mediation. He faced the problem of the Enlightenment and the absolutism. He also restored the Colosseum in Rome. Benedcit XIV died on May 3, 1758 and is interred in St. Peters. (bio by: Curtis Jackson) 
 
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Saint Peter's Basilica , Vatican City
 
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Originally Created by: Curtis Jackson
Record added: Feb 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7172115
Pope Benedict, XIV
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
Pope Benedict, XIV
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Pope Benedict XIV: thank you your holiness for being a vicar of Rome, remembering you after 256 years, may you rest in peace!
- MFPS
 Added: May. 3, 2014

- jmpj
 Added: May. 3, 2014

- Cindy
 Added: May. 3, 2014
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