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CountryPapal States
FromMarch 914
To28 May 928
Personal InformationPope John X (unknown - 928)
Description

Pope John X (Latin: Ioannes X) was Pope from March 914 to his death in 928. A candidate of the Counts of Tusculum, he attempted to unify Italy under the leadership of Berengar of Friuli, and was instrumental in the defeat of the Saracens at the Battle of Garigliano. He eventually fell out with Marozia, who had him deposed, imprisoned, and finally murdered. John’s pontificate occurred during the period known as the Saeculum obscurum.

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