Pope Damasus II
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|Papacy began||July 17 1048|
|Papacy ended||August 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 | change source]
He was born in Bavaria.
Bishop[change | change source]
Pope[change | change source]
Bishop Popo became pope on July 17, 1048; and he took the name Damasas II. He died within a month of his election.
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Media related to Damasus II at Wikimedia Commons
- Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. .
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence