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Adrian I (Hadrian I)

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Born: 692 AD
Died: 795 AD, at 103 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

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692 - Adrian I was born in Rome, Italy.

 

772-795 - Became pope at the age of 80, the eldest pope to be elected. He uplifted the diocese of Lichfield in England to become an archdiocese.

 

787 - Elevated the diocese of Lichfield, in England, to an archdiocese on request from the English bishops and King Offa of Mer.

 

 

 


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