About Pope Benedict XIII
At age 18, Pope Benedict XIII, who was born as Pietro Francesco Orsini, abandoned his inheritance to become a Dominican. In 1671, he became a Roman Catholic priest. Before becoming the head of the church in 1724, he served in other positions including Bishop of Cesena, Cardinal-Priest of San Sisto, and Archbishop of Benevento.
- Ferdinando III Orsini
- Giovanna Frangipani della Tolfa
He died of catarrh which he contracted during Cardinal Marco Antonio Ansidei’s burial ceremony in 1730.
He was posthumously given the title “Servant of God” in 2017.
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F.A.Q. about Pope Benedict XIII
When is his birthday?
Pope Benedict XIII's birthday is on February 2, 1649.
In how many days is his birthday?
Benedict's birthday is in 5 days
How old was Benedict when he died?
He was 81 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 21, 1730.
How old would he be today?
Pope Benedict XIII would be 372 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Benedict from?
He was born in Gravina in Puglia, Kingdom of Naples.
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