Pope Damasus II
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|Papacy began||July 17 1048|
|Papacy ended||Agusust 9, 1048|
|Predecessor||Pope Benedict IX|
|Successor||Pope Leo IX|
|Died||August 9, 1048
He was the third German to become pope.
Early life [change]
He was born in Bavaria.
Bishop Popo became pope on July 17, 1048; and he took the name Damasas II. He died within a month after his election.
Related pages [change]
Other websites [change]
- Media related to Damasus II at Wikimedia Commons
- "Pope Damasus II". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence