Pope Damasus II
|Papacy began||July 17 1048|
|Papacy ended||August 9, 1048|
|Predecessor||Pope Benedict IX|
|Successor||Pope Leo IX|
|Died||August 9, 1048|
He was the third German to become pope.
He was born in Bavaria.
Bishop Popo became pope on July 17, 1048; and he took the name Damasas II. He died within a month after his election.