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born Ugolino DI ANAGNI

Pope from 19 March 1227 to his death in 1241

Source :  Jacques CHANIS

Born: in 1170 in Anagni, Italia
Died: on August 22, 1241 in Roma, Italia


Ugolino (Hugh) was born in Anagni. The date of his birth varies in sources between ca. 1145. and 1170. He received his education at the Universities of Paris and Bologna.

He was created Cardinal-Deacon of the church of Sant'Eustachio by his cousin Innocent III in December 1198. In 1206 he was promoted to the rank of Cardinal Bishop of Ostia e Velletri. He became Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals in 1218 or 1219. Upon the special request of Saint Francis, in 1220, Pope Honorius III appointed him Cardinal Protector of the order of the 1220.

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