Pope Pius VII

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Birthday
14, 1742
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 20, 1823 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1742
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 20, 1823 (81)

About

Head of the Catholic Church from 1800 to his death in 1823 who spent much of his reign in conflict with Napoleon Bonaparte.

Before Fame

He joined the Benedictine Order in 1756 at the Abbey of St. Maria del Monte of Cesena.

Trivia

He was exiled in 1809 after Napoleon Bonaparte occupied and annexed the Papal States.

Family Life

He was raised in an Italian noble family.

Associated With

Napoleon Bonaparte ended his exile after he signed the Concordat of Fontainebleau in 1813.