I. biographical name name of 15 popes: especially XIV (Prospero Lambertini) 1675-1758 (pope 1740-58); XV (Giacomo della Chiesa) 1854-1922 (pope 1914-22) II. biographical name Ruth 1887-1948 née Fulton American anthropologist

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