Subject

Pope Leo XIII

Person   Born 2/3/1810 Died 20/7/1903

Categories: Religion, Seriously Famous

Countries: Italy

Born at Carpineto, Italy, as Gioacchino Pecci. Died at Rome.
In January 1843 he was appointed apostolic nuncio to Brussels, leaving in 1846 to become Bishop of Perugia. Elected Pope in 1878.

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