Pope Anastasius IV

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Anastasius IV
Papacy began9 July 1153
Papacy ended3 December 1154
PredecessorEugene III
SuccessorAdrian IV
Personal details
Birth nameCorrado Demetri della Suburra
Bornca. 1073
Rome
Died(1154-12-03)3 December 1154
Rome
Other Popes named Anastasius

Pope Anastasius IV (Latin: Anastasius Quartus; c.1073–3 December 1154), born Corrado di Suburra,[1] was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church.[2] He was the 169th Pope from 1153 until his death in 1154.[3]

Early life[change | change source]

Corrado di Suburra was born in Rome.[4] He was son of Benedetto di Suburra.[5]

Cardinal[change | change source]

In 1127, della Suburra was made cardinal-bishop of Sabina.[5]

Pope[change | change source]

Anastasius was elected pope in July 1153.[6] He is known for helping to settle a controversy between the Holy Roman Emperor and the Bishop of Magdeburg in Germany.[7]

The Pantheon in Rome was restored while he was pope.[4]

The pope died on 3 December 1154.[4]

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References[change | change source]

Emblem of the popes
  1. Some sources give his name as Corrado Demetri della Suburra
  2. "Anastasius IV," Encyclopedia Britannica (2012); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  3. "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Pope Anastasius IV", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-8-27.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church], Corrado di Suburra; retrieved 2012-8-27.
  6. "Anastasius," Encyclopedia Britannica (1911); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  7. Bunson, Matthew. (2004). OSV's Encyclopedia of Catholic History, pp. 74-75.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Anastasius IV at Wikimedia Commons

  •  "Pope Anastasius IV". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
  • Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Corrado di Suburra


Preceded by
Eugene III
Pope
1153-1154
Succeeded by
Adrian IV