Pape Pius VI

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Pius VI
Pompeo Batoni - Ritratto di Papa Pio VI (National Gallery of Ireland).jpg
Pompeo Batoni's portrait o Pius VI - 1775
Installed15 Februar 1775
Term endit29 August 1799
PredecessorClement XIV
SuccessorPius VII
Consecration22 Februar 1775
bi Giovanni Francesco Albani
Creatit Cardinal26 Aprile 1773
bi Pape Clement XIV
Personal details
Birth nameGiovanni Angelo Braschi
Born25 December 1717(1717-12-25)
Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Papal States
Died29 August 1799(1799-08-29) (aged 81)
Valence, French Republic
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MottoFloret in Domo Domini (it blossoms in the hoose o God)[1]
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Ither papes named Pius

Pape Pius VI (25 December[2] 1717 – 29 August 1799), born Count Giovanni Angelo Braschi, reigned frae 15 Februar 1775 tae his daith in 1799.[3]

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  1. "The Wind was too Strong". Rome Art Lover. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  2. Mony sources indicate that he wis born on 27 December 1717 but this is actually the date o his baptism, cf. Pastor, XXXIX, p. 22
  3. Eamon Duffy, Saints & Sinners: A History of the Popes, (Yale University Press, 2001), 254.