Formosus, Pope
Formosus, Pope
Reigned 891-896

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  • Pope John IX —     Pope John IX     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope John IX     (898 900).     Not only is the date of John s birth unknown, but the date of his election as pope, and that of his death are alike uncertain. He became pope in the early part of 898 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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