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Holy See - Papa Clemens XIV (Pope Clement XIV) (19 May 1769 - 22 September 1774)

Pope Clement XIV (Latin: Clemens XIV), born Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio Ganganelli, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 19 May 1769 to his death in 1774. At the time of his election, he was the only Franciscan friar in the College of Cardinals. To date, he is the last pope to take the pontifical name of "Clement" upon his election.

He is best known for his suppression of the Society of Jesus.

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To22 September 1774
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