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Pope Pius VI
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|Papacy began||215 February, 1775|
|Papacy ended||29 August 1799|
|Predecessor||Pope Clement IV|
|Successor||Pope Pius VII|
|Birth name||Giovanni Angelo Braschi|
|Born||25 December, 1717|
|Died||29 August 1799|
Cardinal Braschi was elected pope in 1775; and he chose to be called Pius VI.
Pope Pius was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
- "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-02.
- "Pius VI," Encyclopedia Britannica (1911), Vols. 21-22, pp. 685-686.
- Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (1833). "Pius VI," Penny cyclopaedia, Vol. 18, pp. 199-201.
- "Pope Pius VI," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-10-27.
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