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Benedict XVI Officially Becomes The Oldest Pope In History

"Born on the 16th of April in 1927, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI officially broke the ‘oldest pope in history’ record previously held by Pope Leo XIII, who died in 1903 at the 93 years, four months, and three days.

On September 4th, Benedict XVI surpassed Leo XIII by a single day, and became the oldest pope in history."

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