New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Adrian V

Pope Adrian VArticle

Reigned in 1276. Born at Genoa, Italy as Ottobuono Fieschi; died on 18 August 1276 in Viterbo, Italy. He was the nephew of Pope Innocent IV. During his reign of six weeks he annulled the rigid enactments of Pope Gregory X concerning conclaves. He is mentioned in Dante’s Purgatorio.

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  • “Pope Adrian V”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 August 2017. Web. 2 March 2021. <>