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Pope Adrian V

1205 - 1276

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Pope Adrian V (Latin: Adrianus V; c. 1210/1220 – 18 August 1276), born Ottobuono de' Fieschi, was the head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 11 July 1276 to his death on 18 August 1276. He was an envoy of Pope Clement IV sent to England in May 1265 who successfully completed his task of resolving disputes between King Henry III of England and his barons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Adrian V has received more than 212,771 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Pope Adrian V is the 323rd most popular religious figure (up from 340th in 2019), the 391st most popular biography from Italy (up from 401st in 2019) and the 147th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Adrian V was most famous for being the pope that excommunicated Frederick II, the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among religious figures, Pope Adrian V ranks 323 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Anacletus, Abu Hurairah, Pope John XXI, Pope John I, Pope Zachary, and Pope Stephen IV. After him are Pope Callixtus I, Pope Leo IV, Ubba, Pope Martin I, Sabbatai Zevi, and Pope Nicholas IV.

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Among people born in 1205, Pope Adrian V ranks 1After him are Razia Sultana, Wenceslaus I of Bohemia, Tannhäuser, Emperor Lizong, As-Salih Ayyub, Elisabeth of Swabia, Michael II Komnenos Doukas, Demetrius of Montferrat, and Guy I de la Roche. Among people deceased in 1276, Pope Adrian V ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory X. After him are James I of Aragon, Pope Innocent V, Ahmad al-Badawi, Vasily of Kostroma, Guido Guinizelli, Coppo di Marcovaldo, and Sempad the Constable.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Adrian V ranks 391 out of 4,668Before him are Charles I of Hungary (1288), Cesare Beccaria (1738), Pope John I (470), Pope Zachary (679), Pope Stephen IV (770), and Pietro Mascagni (1863). After him are Pope Callixtus I (180), Pope Leo IV (790), Poppaea Sabina (30), Pope Martin I (590), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), and Alberto Moravia (1907).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Adrian V ranks 147Before him are Pope Marinus I (830), Pope Pelagius II (520), Pope Anacletus (1), Pope John I (470), Pope Zachary (679), and Pope Stephen IV (770). After him are Pope Callixtus I (180), Pope Leo IV (790), Pope Martin I (590), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Philip Neri (1515), and Pope Eugene I (600).