History Quiz / Popes - Name The Last 15 Popes

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First pope born outside Europe since Gregory III (731–741)
Oldest pope since Clement XII (1730)
First non-Italian pope since Adrian VI (1522-1523)
First pope with two names for two immediate predecessors
Last pope to be crowned in a coronation with the tiara
Opened the Second Vatican Council
Controversial for his role in the Holocaust
First sovereign of Vatican City
Credited for intervening for peace during World War I
A gigantic statue of him is enshrined within Saint Peter's Basilica
Issued the encyclical Rerum Novarum
Opened the First Vatican Council
Last non-bishop to be elected to the papacy
Accepted Louis Philippe I as King of the French
Placed the Catholic educational system under the control of the Jesuits
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