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 Pius VIII

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  • Birth 20 Nov 1761 Cingoli, Provincia di Macerata, Marche, Italy
  • Death 1 Dec 1830 Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
  • Burial Vatican City
  • Memorial ID 8808635

Roman Catholic Pope. Born Francesco Xaverio Castiglioni. Upon his accession to the throne, he ordered all his relatives to resign positions they held in the Church in order to avoid even the appearance of impropriety. The character of Pius VIII was mild and amiable, and he enjoyed a reputation for learning, being especially versed in canon law, numismatics, and Biblical literature.

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  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 21 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8808635
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pius VIII (20 Nov 1761–1 Dec 1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8808635, citing Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City ; Maintained by Find A Grave .