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Adrian I

Born: 6920 AD
Died: 7950 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

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.