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Celestine II

Born: 10XX AD
Died: 1144 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

         – He had studied under Pierre Abélard.

1137 – The principal act of his Papacy was the absolution of Louis VII of France at the request of that penitent monarch, and the removal of the interdict under which that country had lain for three years.

1143 – He was elected, governed the Church only five months and thirteen days.

1144 – He died on the 8th of March.