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DAMASUS II

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 786 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DAMASUS II., pope from the 17th of July to the 9th of August 1648, was the ephemeral successor of Clement II. His original name was Poppo, and he was bishop of Brixen when the emperor Henry III. raised him to the papacy. (L. D.*)
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