Pope Leo XIII

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Birthday
2, 1810
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jul 20, 1903 (93)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
2, 1810
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jul 20, 1903 (93)

About

Head of the Catholic Church from 1878 until his death in 1903 who was known for his intellectualism and his promotion of the rosary.

Before Fame

He wrote poems in Latin as a child.

Trivia

He served as Pope until he was 93, making him the oldest Pope ever.

Family Life

He appointed his older brother, Giuseppe, as a Cardinal once he became Pope.

Associated With

The future Pope Benedict XV saw him speak as a young seminarian.