Pope Anastasius III

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]

Anastasius III
Papacy beganApril 911
Papacy endedJune 913
PredecessorSergius III
Personal details
Birth nameAnastasius
Rome, Papal States
DiedJune 913
Rome, Papal States
Other Popes named Anastasius

Early life

Anastasius was born in Rome.[2]


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

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

He was buried in St. Peter's Basilica.

Related pages


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[dead link].

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Preceded by
Sergius III
Succeeded by