Pope Victor III
head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 1086 to 1087
|Papacy began||May 9, 1086|
|Papacy ended||September 16, 1087|
|Predecessor||Pope Gregory VII|
|Successor||Pope Urban II|
|Birth name||Dauferius di Benevento|
|Died||September 16, 1087|
|Other popes named Victor|
Dauferius was born in the Lombardy region of Italy.
Despite frail health, he was elected pope in 1086.
After his deathEdit
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