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Adrian V (Ottobuono Fieschi, Hadrian V)

Born: 1205 AD
Died: 1276 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes


1205 - Adrian V was born Ottobuono de' Fieschi on Genoa, Italy.


1243 - Became a papal chaplain as his first clerical position.


1250 - Became Archdeacon of Parma and Reims.


1251 - Appointed Cardinal Deacon of San Adriano by his uncle Pope Innocent IV.


1265 - Went ot Englnd to become a mediator between Henry III of England and his barons.


1268 - Issued a set of canons that became the basis of church law in England.


1276 - On July 12, 1276, elected Pope to succeed Innocent V but he died on August 18, 1276 without being ordained. During his reign as Pope, he annulled Pope Gregory X' papal bull.


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