Pope Leo VI


Pope Leo VI

Infobox Pope
English name=Leo VI


birth_name=Leo
term_start=May, 928
term_end=December, 928
predecessor=John X
successor=Stephen VII
birth_date=???
birthplace=Rome, Italy
dead=dead|death_date=December, 928
deathplace=Rome, Italy
other=Leo

Leo VI, a Roman, succeeded Pope John X (914–928) as Pope in 928. He reigned a little over seven months; the exact dates are not known. He was succeeded by Pope Stephen VII (928–931). Leo VI was son of the primicerius Christopher and held the title of Cardinal-Priest of St. Susanna before being elected Pope.

References

*9th edition (1880s) of the Encyclopædia Britannica
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09159c.htm Entry on Leo VI in the Catholic Encyclopedia]


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