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Pope Pius IX
Pope Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, John Mary Mastai-Ferretti reigned from 16 June 1846 to his death in 1878. He was the longest-reigning elected pope in the history of the Catholic Church – over 31 years. During his pontificate, he convened the First Vatican Council, which decreed papal infallibility, but the council was cut short... Wikipedia
May 13, 1792, Senigallia, Papal States
February 7, 1878, Apostolic Palace, Rome, Italy

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