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390-417   – Born to the House of Euphemianus, the only son of a wealthy Christian Roman of the senatorial class.               – He was arranged for a marriage he didn’t want.               – He told his fiancee what he truly feels and she let him fulfill his vocation on the night of their ..

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1150 – Became  Cardinal Deacon of the Title of Santi Cosma e Damiano. 1153 – Became Papal Cgacellor and leader of the cardinals opposed to Frederick I Barbarossa. Participated in the negotiations for restoring peaceful relations which is named The Treaty of Benevento. 1159 – Became Pope on September 7, 1159. 1179 – Led the ..

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1199 – Alexander IV was born in Anagni, Italy. 1227 – He was appointed Cardinal Deacon by Gregory IX. 1231 – Alexander the IV was appointed Cardinal Bishop of Ostia. 1254 – He was elected Pope on December 12, 1254. 1261 – Died in Viterbo, Italy on the 25th of M..

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1339 – Philarges V was born in Crete. 1359 – Attended University of Oxford and University of Paris. 1386 – Became Bishop of Piacenza. 1387 – Became Bishop of Vicenza. 1389 – Became Bishop of Novara. 1402 – Became Archbishop of Milan. 1405 – Appointed Cardinal by Pope Innocent VII, he tried to unite the ..

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1431 – Alexander VI was born Rodrigo Borgia in Valencia, Spain on January 1, 1431. 1450 – Studied law at Bologna and became bishop, cardinal and vice-chancellor of the church after his uncle became pope. 1492 – He became Alexander VI when he was crowned Pope on August 11, 1492. 1493 – With the power ..

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1599 – Alexander VII was born in Siena, Italy on February 13, 1599. 1606-1625 – He was educated with a private tutor and attended University of Siena where he received his doctorates of philosophy, law, and theology. 1627 – Started his apprenticeship at Ferrara as the vice-Papal legate. 1639-1651 – Appointed Inquisitor of Malta and ..

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1610 – Ottoboni was born in Venice, Italy on April 22, 1610. 1627 – Received his doctorate in canon and civil law. 1630 – Became Governor of Terni, Rieti and Spoleto. 1652 – Appointed Cardinal by Pope Innocent X and later became bishopric of Brescia. 1689 – Succeeded Pope Innocent XI on October 6, 1689. ..

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1814 – Alemany was born in Vich, Catalonia on July 3, 1814. 1830 – Entered the Dominican Order. 1831 – Made his solemn profession. 1837 – Ordained as a priest on March 11, 1837. 1840-1848 – Engaged himself in missionary activity in the Eastern and Southern United States. Became a naturalized American citizen. Appointed Prior-Provincial ..

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1759 – Albright was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. 1790 – Converted to Methodism. 1803 – Ordained as a minister. 1807 – Elected Bishop of the first annual conference. Founder of the Evangelical Associati..

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1664 – Alberoni was born in Piacenza, Italy on May 30, 1664. 1674 – Became the bellringer and verger in the Cathedral of Piacenza. 1706 – He accompanied the Duke of Parma to Paris. 1711 – Became Secretary of Vendome in Spain. 1713 – Appointed Consul for Parma at Philip’s Court. 1714 – Arranged a ..

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