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Benedict XVI: 5th oldest Pope in history

Seventy one days from now, ; so January 9th, the Pope will rank fourth, when he surpasses Pope Pius IX. At that point, the three Popes who will be ahead of him are Clement X, who lived until the age of 86. He's followed by Clement XII, who lived 87 years. The number one ranking, of the eldest Pope in history is held by Leo XIII, who served until the age of 93. JMB/KLH ;@javierMbrocal RR GdP - BN