Pope Leo VI

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Pope Leo VI
Papacy began June 928
Papacy ended February 929
Predecessor John X
Successor Stephen VII
Personal details
Birth name Leo Sanguini
Born ???
Rome, Papal States
Died February 929
Rome, Papal States

Pope Leo VI (??? − February 929) was pope of the Roman Catholic Church from June 928 until February 929 when he died.

Tradition tells that he was a member of the Sanguini family.[1] Before being elected, he was the cardinal-priest of the church of Santa Susanna in Rome.[2]

He died on 15 March 931 in Rome and was buried in St. Peter's Basilica. He was succeeded by Pope Stephen VII.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Masson, Georgina. The Companion Guide to Rome. p. 177.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mann, Horace K.. The Lives of the Popes in the Early Middle Ages, Vol. IV: The Popes in the Days of Feudal Anarchy, 891-999. p. 188.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John X
Pope
928–929
Succeeded by
Stephen VII