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1936 – Born in Geneva on December 13, 1936. 1948 – Attended Institute Le Rosey in Switzerland. 1959 – Graduated from Harvard University with a BA Honors Degree in Islamic History. 1969 – Married Sarah Frances Croker-Poole on OCtober 22, 1969. 1977 – Founder of "The Institute of Ismaili Studies." 1998 – Married his second ..

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1100 – Adrian IV was born in Hertfordshire, England. 1137 – Elected as abbot. His actions as abbot made way for complaints against him in Rome. It reached the attention of Pope Eugene and appointed him cardinal bishop. 1152-1154 – Went to Scandinavia as a papal legate in-charge of organizing the affairs of the archbishop ..

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1205 – Adrian V was born Ottobuono de’ Fieschi on Genoa, Italy. 1243 – Became a papal chaplain as his first clerical position. 1250 – Became Archdeacon of Parma and Reims. 1251 – Appointed Cardinal Deacon of San Adriano by his uncle Pope Innocent IV. 1265 – Went ot Englnd to become a mediator between ..

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954   – Born in Weston, Somerset. 984   – He was appointed, through Dunstan’s influence, to the Bishopric of Winchester. 1006 – He succeeded Aelfric as Archbishop of Canterbury. 1011 – He was captured and kept in prison for seven months. 1012 – He was murdered in Greenwich, London on the 19th of April. 1078 – ..

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1459 – Born on the 2nd of March in the city of Utrecht, Netherlands. 1491 – He pursued philosophy, theology and Canon Law, with a scholarship granted by Margaret,            Duchess of Burgundy, becoming a Doctor of Theology.               – He became dean of St. Peter’s and vice-chancellor of the university. 1507 – He was ..

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963-984 – Aelfric had his education at the Benedictine Old Minster at Winchester.   987 – Became a monk at Cerne Abbas, Dorset.   990-992 – Wrote "Catholic Homilies" which was written in Old English.   993-998 – Wrote the "Lives of the Saints", a compilation of sermons that was translated in Latin.   1005 ..

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         – He was born in Rome, the son of a subdeacon. 615 – He was elected to the papal throne and was the first pope to use lead seals or the "bullae" on papal documents.          – He encouraged and supported the clergy, who were impoverished in consequence of the political troubles ..

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1863 – Adler was born in Arkansas on September 13, 1863. 1887 – Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. 1892 – Founded the American Jewish Historical Society. He was appointed curator at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.. 1899-1905 – Served on the editorial board of the ..

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         – Born in Rome, he became a Benedictine and was a monk of the Roman cloister of St Erasmus on the Caelian Hill. 672 – Rebuilt buildings at the monastery and restored the basilica of St. Peter’s on the Via Portuguese. 676 – He died in the fourth year of ..

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