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Encyclopedia > Pope Benedict V
Benedict V
Birth name  ???
Papacy began May 22, 964
Papacy ended June 23, 964
Predecessor Leo VIII
Successor John XIII
Born  ???
Rome, Italy
Died July 4, 965
Hamburg, Germany
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Benedict V (born in Rome; died July 4, 965), Pope (22 May 964 - 23 June 964), was elected by the Romans on the death of John XII. However the Roman emperor Otto I did not approve of the choice and had him deposed after only a month, and the ex-pope was carried off to Hamburg and was placed under the care of Adaldag, Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen. There he became a deacon, dying in July 965. He was first buried in the cathedral in Hamburg. At a later date his remains were transferred to Rome. Vatican coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... Leo VIII (died 965), Pope from 963 to 964, a Roman by birth, held the lay office of protoserinus when he was elected to the papal chair at the instance of Otto the Great, by the Roman synod which deposed John XII in December 963. ... John XIII (born in Rome; died September 6, 972) served as Pope from October 1, 965 until his death in 972. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Events March 1 - Pope Benedict V is put in place of Pope Leo VIII by the people October 1 - John XIII becomes Pope The Khazar fortress of Sarkel falls to the Kievan Rus Births Sweyn I of Denmark Deaths February 22 - Odo, Duke of Burgundy July 4 - Pope Benedict V... Hamburgs central promenade Jungfernstieg on the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 Hamburg is Germanys second largest city (after Berlin) and, with the Hamburg Harbour, its principal port. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Events March 1 - Pope Benedict V is put in place of Pope Leo VIII by the people October 1 - John XIII becomes Pope The Khazar fortress of Sarkel falls to the Kievan Rus Births Sweyn I of Denmark Deaths February 22 - Odo, Duke of Burgundy July 4 - Pope Benedict V... The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the successor of St. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2. ... John XII (born in Rome circa 937, died May 14, 964), was Pope from 955 to 963, was the son of Alberic II, whom he succeeded as patrician of Rome in 954, being then only eighteen years of age. ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... Otto I at his victory over Berengar of Friuli Grave of Otto I in Magdeburg Otto I the Great ( November 23, 912 - May 7, 973), son of Henry I the Fowler, king of the Germans, and Matilda of Ringelheim, was Duke of Saxony, King of the Germans and arguably the... Hamburgs central promenade Jungfernstieg on the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 Hamburg is Germanys second largest city (after Berlin) and, with the Hamburg Harbour, its principal port. ... Deacon is a role in the Christian Church which is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. ...


At the synod which deposed him the pastoral staff was broken over him by Leo VIII; this is the first mention of the papal sceptre. A synod (also known as a council) is a council of a church, usually a Christian church, convened to decide an issue of doctrine, administration or application. ... Leo VIII (died 965), Pope from 963 to 964, a Roman by birth, held the lay office of protoserinus when he was elected to the papal chair at the instance of Otto the Great by the Roman synod which deposed John XII in December 963. ...


See also

Preceded by:
Leo VIII
Pope
964
Succeeded by:
John XIII

Urban VII, the shortest-reigning pope This is the list of 10 shortest-reigning popes. ... Leo VIII (died 965), Pope from 963 to 964, a Roman by birth, held the lay office of protoserinus when he was elected to the papal chair at the instance of Otto the Great, by the Roman synod which deposed John XII in December 963. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... John XIII (born in Rome; died September 6, 972) served as Pope from October 1, 965 until his death in 972. ...

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Pope Benedict V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (186 words)
Benedict V (born in Rome; died July 4, 965), Pope (22 May 964 - 23 June 964), was elected by the Romans on the death of John XII.
However the Roman emperor Otto I did not approve of the choice and had him deposed after only a month, and the ex-pope was carried off to Hamburg and was placed under the care of Adaldag, Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen.
This biography of a Pope or a claimant to the papacy is a stub.
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