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Benedict XIV - (1740-1758)

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(P ROSPERO L ORENZO L AMBERTINI .)

Son of Marcello Lambertini and Lucretia Bulgarini, b. at Bologna 31 March, 1675; d. 3 May, 1758. His early education was received from tutors. At the age of thirteen he went to the Collegium Clementianum in Read More

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