Pope Benedict XVI
4/16/1927 in Marktl, GermanyAge:
92 Full name:
Joseph Alois RatzingerNoted For:
Roman Catholic clergyman; cardinal of Munich and Freising (1977-82), prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (1981-2005), pope (2005-13). Resigned for health reasons; was the first pope to resign since the Middle Ages.
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