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Clemente XIV
Born: Sant`Arcangelo di Romagna (Italia) 31/10/1705   Died: Sant`Arcangelo di Romagna (Italia) 22/09/1774
Letters in which this person is cited
176 (14 April 1770) | view
177 (21 April 1770) | view
184 (19 May 1770) | view
195 (4 July 1770) | view
197 (7 July 1770) | view
210 (22 September 1770) | view
211 (29 September 1770) | view
Pope from 19 May 1769-22 September 1774. Born Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio Ganganelli, Clement XIV was educated by the Jesuits at Rimini and the Piarists at Urbino. A friend of Pope Benedict XIV, he was appointed Cardinal at San Lorenzo in Panisperna in 1759 and elected Pope in 1769; his papcy is known for his suppression of the Jesuit order in particular (in his bull of 16 August 1773, Dominus ac Redemptor noster) and his founding of Museo Pio-Clementino. Clement XIV conferred on Mozart the Order of the Golden Spur on 4 July 1770. Lit.: Catholic Encyclopedia; Basso, I Mozart in Italia, 526-527.
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In Mozart's Words. Version 1.0, published by HRI Online, 2011. ISBN 9780955787676.