List of German popes

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Pope Benedict XVI, first German pope since Pope Adrian VI in 1523.
List of German popes: Pope Adrian VI, who reigned in 1522 – 1523, was born and raised in Utrecht, now part of the Netherlands. However the Bishopric of Utrecht was part of the Holy Roman Empire and was regarded as part of "Germany" as it was then defined.

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Anthem
"Das Lied der Deutschen" (third stanza)
also called "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit"
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The Pope (from Latin: papa, father;[1] from Greek πάπας (papas) = father - originally written πάππας (
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Gregory V, né Bruno (c. 972 – February 18, 999), Pope from May 3, 996 to February 18, 999, son of the Salian Otto I, Duke of Carinthia, who was a grandson of the Emperor Otto I the Great (936–973).
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Clement II, n̩ Suidger of Morsleben (1005 РOctober 9, 1047) was Pope from December 25, 1046 to October 9, 1047.

Born in Hornburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, he was the son of Count Konrad of Morsleben and Hornburg and his wife Amulrad.
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Damasus II (died August 9, 1048), born Poppo, Pope from July 17,1048 to August 9, 1048, was the second of the German pontiffs nominated by Emperor Henry III (1039–56). A native of Bavaria, he was the third German to become Pope.
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Pope Leo IX (June 21, 1002 – April 19, 1054), born Bruno of Eguisheim-Dagsburg, was Pope from February 12, 1049 to his death. He is regarded as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, with the feast day of April 19.
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Victor II (c. 1018–July 28, 1057), born Gebhard, Count of Calw, Tollenstein, and Hirschberg, Pope from 1055 to 1057, kinsman of Emperor Henry III (1039–56). One of the series of German Popes during the Gregorian Reform reform movement (c.
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Pope Stephen IX (c. 1020[1] - March 29, 1058) was Pope from August 3, 1057 to March 1058.

His baptismal name was Frederick (French: Frédéric
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Pope Adrian VI (Utrecht, March 2, 1459 – September 14, 1523), born Adriaan Florenszoon Boeyens, son of Floris Boeyens, served as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1522 until his death. He was the last non-Italian pope until John Paul II.
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Pope Adrian VI (Utrecht, March 2, 1459 – September 14, 1523), born Adriaan Florenszoon Boeyens, son of Floris Boeyens, served as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1522 until his death. He was the last non-Italian pope until John Paul II.
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Provincie Utrecht
Province of Utrecht


Flag Coat of arms

Capital Utrecht

Queen's Commissioner Mr. B. (Boele) Staal
Religion (1999) Protestant 27%
Catholic 20%
Area
 • Land
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Motto
"Je maintiendrai"   (French)
"Ik zal handhaven"   (Dutch)
"I shall stand fast"1

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The Archdiocese of Utrecht is a Roman-Catholic archdiocese based in the Dutch city of Utrecht. It was a Prince-Bishopric of the Holy Roman Empire from 1024 until the collapse of the Empire in the French Revolutionary Wars in 1806, being a territory of the Habsburgs from 1528
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Holy Roman Empire (Latin: Sacrum Romanum Imperium, German: Heiliges Römisches Reich, Italian: Sacro Romano Impero
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Pope Boniface II was pope from 530 to 532.

He was by birth an Ostrogoth, the first Germanic pope, and he owed his appointment to the influence of the Gothic king Athalaric.
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