Pope from 19 May 1769-22 September 1774. Born Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio Ganganelli, Clement XIV was educated by the Jesuits at Rimini and the Piarists at Urbino. A friend of Pope Benedict XIV, he was appointed Cardinal at San Lorenzo in Panisperna in 1759 and elected Pope in 1769; his papcy is known for his suppression of the Jesuit order (in his bull of 16 August 1773, Dominus ac Redemptor noster) and his founding of Museo Pio-Clementino.
- Mozart Relevance
Clement XIV conferred on Mozart the Order of the Golden Spur on 4 July 1770.
- Date 1
- 1705-10-31, Sant' Arcangelo di Romagna
- Date 2
- 1774-09-22, Sant' Arcangelo di Romagna
- Date (Mozart)
- Location (Mozart)
- Bibliographic Reference
- Catholic Encyclopedia