Pope John Paul I

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Birthday
17, 1912
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Sep 28, 1978 (65)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1912
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Sep 28, 1978 (65)

About

Italian Pope who had the shortest reign in the history of the Catholic Church after he died 33 days after ascending to the Papacy.

Before Fame

He was ordained in 1935 and would serve as the Bishop of Vittorio Veneto from 1958 to 1969.

Trivia

His papal name was the first dual papal name in history and he was later named the September Pope by The Times after his unexpected death.

Family Life

He grew up with two brothers, Federico and Edoardo, and a sister named Antonia.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Pope John Paul II after his death in 1978.