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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]

Pape
Pius VI
Pompeo Batoni - Ritratto di Papa Pio VI (National Gallery of Ireland).jpg
Pompeo Batoni's portrait o Pius VI - 1775
Installed 15 Februar 1775
Term endit 29 August 1799
Predecessor Clement XIV
Successor Pius VII
Orders
Ordination 1755
Consecration 22 Februar 1775
bi Giovanni Francesco Albani
Creatit Cardinal 26 Aprile 1773
bi Pape Clement XIV
Personal details
Birth name Giovanni Angelo Braschi
Born 25 December 1717(1717-12-25)
Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Papal States
Died 29 August 1799(1799-08-29) (aged 81)
Valence, French Republic
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Motto Floret in Domo Domini (it blossoms in the hoose o God)[1]
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Ither papes named Pius

ReferencesEedit

  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.