Pope Pius VI
|Papacy began||215 February, 1775|
|Papacy ended||29 August 1799|
|Predecessor||Pope Clement IV|
|Successor||Pope Pius VII|
|Birth name||Giovanni Angelo Braschi|
|Born||25 December, 1717|
|Died||29 August 1799|
|Other Popes named Pius|
Pope Pius VI (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.; 25 December, 1717 – 29 August 1799), born Giovanni Angelo Braschi, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 251st Pope from 1775 to 1799.
Cardinal Braschi was elected pope in 1775; and he chose to be called Pius VI.
Pope Pius was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
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- 15px "Pope Pius VI". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Pius VI
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Braschi