Pope Anastasius III

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Anastasius III
Papacy began April 911
Papacy ended June 913
Predecessor Sergius III
Successor Lando
Personal details
Birth name Anastasius
Born ???
Rome, Papal States
Died June 913
Rome, Papal States
Other Popes named Anastasius

Pope Anastasius III (Latin: Anastasius Tertius; died June 913) was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 121st Pope from 911 until his death in 913.[1]

Eraly life[change | change source]

Anastasius was born in Rome.[2]

Pope[change | change source]

Anastasius was elected pope in 911.[3] He was pope during a period when Rome and the Papacy were in the power of Theophylact family.[4]

He was active in developing the dioceses of Germany.[2]

He was buried in St. Peter's Basilica.

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References[change | change source]

Emblem of the popes
  1. "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Pope Anastasius III", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-8-27.
  3. "Anastasius," Encyclopedia Britannica (1911); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  4. Bunson, Matthew. (2004). OSV's Encyclopedia of Catholic History, p. 74.

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Media related to Anastasius II at Wikimedia Commons


Preceded by
Sergius III
Pope
911-913
Succeeded by
Lando