Pope Stephen VI

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Pope

Stephen VI
Papacy began22 May 896
Papacy endedAugust 897
PredecessorBoniface VI
SuccessorRomanus
Personal details
BornRome
DiedAugust 897
Rome
Other popes named Stephen

Pope Stephen VI (Latin: Stephanus VI; died August 897) was the bishop of Rome. He was Pope of the Papal States from 22 May 896 to his death. He is best known for fighting the Cadaver Synod, which ultimately led to his downfall and death.

Stephen VI was strangled to death by protesters.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. O'Malley, John W., A History of the Popes, New York, Sheed & Ward, 2010.[page needed]