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Pope John XIV

AKA Pietro Canepanova

Born: ?
Birthplace: Pavia, Italy
Died: 20-Aug-984 AD
Cause of death: Murder

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 983-84

John XIV, Roman Catholic Pope from 983 to 984, successor to Benedict VII, was born at Pavia, and before his elevation to the papal chair was imperial chancellor of Otto II. Otto died shortly after his election, when Boniface VII, on the strength of the popular feeling against the new pope, returned from Constantinople and placed John in prison, where he died either by starvation or poison.

    Roman Catholic Pope 983 to 984
    Roman Catholic Bishop Pavia

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