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Pape Benedict XIV

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Benedict XIV
Ile pentin bi Pierre Subleyras
Installed17 August 1740
Term endit3 Mey 1758
PredecessorClement XII
SuccessorClement XIII
Ordination2 Julie 1724
Consecration16 Julie 1724
bi Benedict XIII
Creatit Cardinal
  • 9 December 1726 (in pectore)
  • 30 Aprile 1728 (revealed)

bi Benedict XIII
Personal details
Birth nameProspero Lorenzo Lambertini
Born31 Mairch 1675(1675-03-31)
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna Papal States
Deed3 Mey 1758(1758-05-03) (aged 83)
Roum, Papal States
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Ither papes named Benedict

Pape Benedict XIV (Laitin: Benedictus XIV; 31 Mairch 1675 – 3 Mey 1758), born Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini, wis pape frae 17 August 1740 tae his daith in 1758.[1]

Fowk named in his honour

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  1. Infanta Benedita o Portugal (sister o Queen Maria I o Portugal kent as the "Dowager Princess o Brazil")
  2. Prince Benedetto o Savoy, Duke o Chablais (son o Victor Amadeus II)


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  1. Pape Benedict X is nou considered an antipape. At the time, houever, this status wis nae recognised an so the man the Roman Catholic Kirk offeecially considers the tent true Pape Benedict teuk the offeecial nummer XI, rather nor X. This haes advanced the nummerin o aw subsequent Papes Benedict bi ane. Papes Benedict XI-XVI are, frae an offeecial pynt o view, the tent throu fifteent papes bi that name.