Leo VIII, Pope


Leo VIII, Pope
Leo VIII, Pope
Date of birth unknown; d. between 20 February and 13 April, 965

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  • Leo VIII —     Pope Leo VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Leo VIII     Date of birth unknown; d. between 20 February and 13 April, 965. When the Emperor Otho I illegally brought about the deposition of the unworthy Pope John XII (Nov., 963), he… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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