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Pope Paul I

Born: ?
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 28-Jun-767 AD
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 757-67

Paul I, Roman Catholic Pope from 757 to 767, succeeded his brother Stephen III on the 29th of May 757. His pontificate was chiefly remarkable for a close alliance with Pippin, king of the Franks, to whom he made a present of books highly significant of the intellectual poverty of the times; and for his unsuccessful endeavors to effect a reconciliation with the iconoclastic emperor of the East, Constantine Copronymus. He died on the 28th of June 767. His successor was Stephen IV.

Brother: Pope Stephen III

    Roman Catholic Pope 29-May-757 to 28-Jun-767
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