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Death: 939

Leo became pope in 936 after Duke Alberic II of Spoleto imprisoned John XI. Leo was by birth a Roman and may have been a Benedictine monk. Before his elevation, he was the cardinal priest of St. Sisto. As pope, Leo encouraged a monastic revival. He opposed the forced conversion of Jews in Germany but did not object to their being expelled from the country if they refused to convert. He died in 939.


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