Corrado di Suburra
Born: 10XX AD
Died: 1154 AD.
- He was a Roman named Corrado di Suburra (or della Suburra), son of Benedictus.
1111 - Pope Paschal II appointed him cardinal priest of Sta. Pudenzia.
1126 - Honorius III made Corrado cardinal bishop of Sabina.
1130 - Was one of the most determined opponents of Anacletus II.
- He was vicar for Innocent III.
1147 - Corrado served as Eugene III's vicar.
1153 - Appointed as pope Anastasius IV.
- He had a long career in the church before his election to the papacy.
- As pope, Anastasius sent Nicholas Breakspear (later Pope Adrian IV) to Scandinavia to organize the church and maintained peaceful relations with the commune that controlled Rome.
1154 - Died on December 3rd and was succeeded by Cardinal Nicholas of Albano as Adrian IV.
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