Benedict XVI

Given name(s): Benedict, Benedictus, Joseph, Aloisius
Surname(s): Ratzinger
Gender: Male
Birth date: 1927 April 16
Birth place: Marktl, Germany
Death date: 2022 December 31
Death place: Mater Ecclesiae Monastery, Vatican City
Description: Pope. In February 2013, he became the first pope to resign in 600 years. After his resignation, he carried the title of Pope Emeritus, so as to distinguish him from his successor.


Type: pope
Years: 2005-2013

Also known as

Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger