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Leo I

[lee-oh; Italian le-aw] /ˈli oʊ; Italian ˈlɛ ɔ/

Saint (“Leo the Great”) a.d. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.
Saint, known as Leo the Great. ?390–461 ad, pope (440–461). He extended the authority of the papacy in the West and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (452). Feast day: Nov 10 or Feb 18


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