Giovanni Angelo Braschi

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Noun1.Giovanni Angelo Braschi - Italian pope from 1775 to 1799 who served during the French Revolution; Napoleon attacked the Papal States and in 1797 Pius VI was taken to France where he died (1717-1799)
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Giovanni Angelo Braschi, who became Pope Pius VI, was born on Christmas Day in 1717.
Giovanni Angelo Braschi (1717-1799), elected Pope Pius VI in 1775, navigated treacherous geopolitical seas both before and after his election, along the way marking his papacy with innumerable artistic and architectural accomplishments.