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Pope Pius VI

(Giannangelo Braschi)

1775.02.15 – 1799.08.29

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Servant of the Servants of God


Episcopal Motto: Peregrinus apostolicus

Born:1717.12.25 (Cesena, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1755
Created Cardinal:1773.04.26
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1775.02.15
Consecrated Bishop:1775.02.22
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1775.02.22
Died:1799.08.29 (Valence, France † 81)

Commendatory Abbot of Subiaco (Italy) (1773 – 1798)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio (1773.05.10 – 1775.02.15)

Supreme Pontiff (1775.02.15 [1775.02.22] – 1799.08.29)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 73 Cardinals (23 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
2 Documents 2 Documents

Saints Proclaimed:
39 Blesseds (19 ceremonies)

Buried at:
Crypt of Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, Vatican City State (Sarcophagus)
Basilique-Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire, Valence, France (Praecordia monument)


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