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Encyclopedia > Pope Leo VI
Leo VI
Name Leo
Papacy began 928
Papacy ended 928
Predecessor John X
Successor Stephen VIII
Born  ???
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Died  ???
Place of death Rome, Italy

The Roman Leo VI succeeded John X as pope in 928, and reigned seven months and a few days -- the exact dates are not known. He was succeeded by Stephen VIII. Leo VI was son of the primicerius Cristopher and held the title of Cardinal-Priest of St. Susanna before being elected pope. Vatican coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Events Dao Kang Di succeeds Gong Hui Di and is followed in the same year by Tai Zu, all of the Dali Gu Dynasty in southeast China. ... Events Dao Kang Di succeeds Gong Hui Di and is followed in the same year by Tai Zu, all of the Dali Gu Dynasty in southeast China. ... John X, pope from 914 to 928, was deacon at Bologna when he attracted the attention of Theodora, the wife of Theophylact, the most powerful noble in Rome, through whose influence he was elevated first to the see of Bologna and then to the archbishopric of Ravenna. ... Stephen VIII, pope (December, 928-931). ... 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 (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... 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 (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... John X, pope from 914 to 928, was deacon at Bologna when he attracted the attention of Theodora, the wife of Theophylact, the most powerful noble in Rome, through whose influence he was elevated first to the see of Bologna and then to the archbishopric of Ravenna. ... Events Dao Kang Di succeeds Gong Hui Di and is followed in the same year by Tai Zu, all of the Dali Gu Dynasty in southeast China. ... Stephen VIII, pope (December, 928-931). ... (Etymologically primus in cera, sc. ... Cardinal Priests are the most numerous of the three orders of Cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Catholic Church. ...



Preceded by:
John X
Pope
928
Succeeded by:
Stephen VIII


] John X, pope from 914 to 928, was deacon at Bologna when he attracted the attention of Theodora, the wife of Theophylact, the most powerful noble in Rome, through whose influence he was elevated first to the see of Bologna and then to the archbishopric of Ravenna. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... Stephen VIII, pope (December, 928-931). ...


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