Benedict XIV, Pope


Benedict XIV, Pope
Benedict XIV, Pope
Reigned 1740-58

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  • Pope Benedict XIV —     Pope Benedict XIV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Benedict XIV     (PROSPERO LORENZO LAMBERTINI.)     Son of Marcello Lambertini and Lucretia Bulgarini, b. at Bologna 31 March, 1675; d. 3 May, 1758. His early education was received from… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Benedict XIV —     Pope Benedict XIV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Benedict XIV     (PROSPERO LORENZO LAMBERTINI.)     Son of Marcello Lambertini and Lucretia Bulgarini, b. at Bologna 31 March, 1675; d. 3 May, 1758. His early education was received from… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Benedict XIV — Infobox Pope English name=Benedict XIV [Pope Benedict X is now considered an antipope. At the time, however, this status was not recognized and so the man the Roman Catholic church officially considers the tenth true Pope Benedict took the… …   Wikipedia

  • Benedict XIV — (Prospero Lambertini) 1675 1758, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1740 58; scholar and patron of the arts. * * * orig. Prospero Lambertini born March 31, 1675, Bologna, Papal States died May 3, 1758, Rome Pope in 1740–58. Nobly born, he received a… …   Universalium

  • Benedict (XIV) — ▪ antipope original name  Bernard Garnier   died c. 1433       counter antipope from 1425 to c. 1430.       In 1417 the Council of Constance (Constance, Council of) deposed the antipope Pope Benedict (XIII) and elected Martin V, thus officially… …   Universalium

  • Benedict XIV — (1675–1758)    Pope.    Benedict XIV was born Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini. He trained as a lawyer, specialising in Canon Law, and became Bishop of Ancona in 1727, Cardinal in 1728, Archbishop of Bologna in 1731 and Pope in 1740. As Pope, he… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Benedict XIV — noun pope who was a patron of the arts and who denounced the cruelty to the indigenous peoples of South America (1675 1758) • Syn: ↑Prospero Lambertini • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑pontiff, ↑Holy Father …   Useful english dictionary

  • Benedict XIV — /ˈbɛnədɪkt/ (say benuhdikt) noun 1675–1758, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1740–58; patron of art, archaeology, and learning …   Australian English dictionary

  • John XIV, Pope — • After the death of Benedict VII, Bishop Peter Campanora of Pavia, earlier imperial chancellor of Italy, was elected pope with the consent of Emperor Otto II, and took the name of John Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Antipope Benedict XIV — This article concerns the two antipopes Benedict XIV, claimants to the Papacy during the 15th century. Another Pope Benedict XIV, canonically recognized as pope, reigned in the 18th century. Benedict XIV was the name used by two closely related… …   Wikipedia


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