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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
Died3 December 1154
Other Popes named Anastasius

Pope Anastasius IV (Latin: Anastasius QuartusScript error: No such module "Category handler".; 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

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


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


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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  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.

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Preceded by
Eugene III
Succeeded by
Adrian IV