Pope Anastasius IV

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]

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

Early life

Corrado di Suburra was born in Rome.[4] He was the 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 Archived 2016-12-20 at the Wayback Machine; 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[dead link].

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Preceded by
Eugene III
Succeeded by
Adrian IV