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Pope Adrian V

Adrian V. (Ottobuono de' Fieschi), pope in 1276, was a Genoese who was created cardinal deacon by his uncle Innocent IV.

In 1264 he was sent to England to mediate between King Henry III and his barons.

He was elected pope to succeed Innocent V on the July 11, 1276, but died at Viterbo on August 18, without having been ordained to the priesthood.

Preceded by:
Pope Innocent V
List of popes Succeeded by:
Pope John XXI