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Pope Formosus

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Pope Formosus Famous memorial

Birth
Death
4 Apr 896 (aged 79–80)
Burial
Vatican City
Memorial ID
8822314 View Source

Pope. Formosus was born around 816, probably in Rome. He became Cardinal-Bishop of Oporto in 864. He undertook diplomatic missions to Bulgaria and France. Formosus was excommunicated by Pope John VIII for leading the party that opposed John's coronation of Charles the Bald. Later, he was restored and was subsequently elected pope.

Pope. Formosus was born around 816, probably in Rome. He became Cardinal-Bishop of Oporto in 864. He undertook diplomatic missions to Bulgaria and France. Formosus was excommunicated by Pope John VIII for leading the party that opposed John's coronation of Charles the Bald. Later, he was restored and was subsequently elected pope.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 24 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8822314
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8822314/formosus: accessed ), memorial page for Pope Formosus (816–4 Apr 896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8822314, citing Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City; Maintained by Find a Grave.