Adrian II

Born: 792 AD
Died: 872 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

792 - Adrian II was born in Rome, Italy.


867-872 - Became a pope at the age of 72. As pope, he made an example to fellow clergymen. Maintained peace and order among the greedy, incompetent descendants of Charlemagne. He married during his youth days and they were assasinated  by Eleutherius. He died after a 5 year in service.

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