Pape Leo III (Laitin: Leo PP. III, Italian: Leone III; 750 – 12 Juin 816) wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae 795 tae his daith in 816.[1] Protectit bi Charlemagne frae his enemies in Roum, he subsequently strengthened Charlemagne's poseetion bi crounin him Holy Roman Emperor.

Pape Saunt
Leo III
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Installed27 December 795
Term endit12 Juin 816
PredecessorAdrian I
SuccessorStephen IV
Personal details
Birth nameUnkent
Born750
Roum, Exarchate o Ravenna,
Roman Empire
Died(816-06-12)12 Juin 816
Place o daith unkent
Saunthuid
Feast day12 Juin
Ither papes named Leo

ReferencesEedit

  1.   "Pope St. Leo III" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.