Leo IV, Pope
Leo IV, Pope
Biographical article on this Roman, who died in 855

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  • Pope Leo IV — Infobox Pope English name=Saint Leo IV birth name=??? term start=April 10, 847 term end=July 17, 855 predecessor=Sergius II successor=Benedict III birth date=??? birthplace=Rome, Italy dead=dead|death date=death date|855|7|17|mf=y deathplace=???… …   Wikipedia

  • Leo IV — Leon IV (or in Greek Leo IV) may refer to: *Byzantine emperor Leo IV the Khazar *Pope Leo IV *King Leo IV of ArmeniaIn addition, *Leo IV is also a dwarf galaxy orbiting the Milky Way discovered in 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • Leo IV — (d. 855)    Saint, Pope and Liturgist.    Leo IV succeeded Sergius II as Pope in 847. Among many activities, he built a great wall round much of Rome and he restored several of the city’s churches. His reputed quenching of a fire in the Borgo is… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Leo IV, Saint — ▪ pope born , Rome died July 17, 855, Rome; feast day July 17       pope from 847 to 855.       A Benedictine monk, Leo served in the Curia under Pope Gregory IV and was later made cardinal priest by Pope Sergius II, whom he was elected to… …   Universalium

  • Leo IV — died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847 855. * * * ▪ Byzantine emperor byname  Leo The Khazar   born Jan. 25, 749 died Sept. 8, 780       Byzantine emperor whose reign marked a transition between the period of Iconoclasm and the restoration …   Universalium

  • Leo IV — died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847 855 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Leo IV —     Pope St. Leo IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Leo IV     (Reigned 847 55)     A Roman and the son of Radoald, was unanimously elected to succeed Sergius II, and as the alarming attack of the Saracens on Rome in 846 caused the people… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Joan — is the name of a female pope (also La Papessa ) who supposedly reigned for less than three years in the 850s between the papacies of Leo IV and Benedict III, [Dating varies (Boureau 1988).] based on an anti Catholic legend that circulated in the… …   Wikipedia

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