Pope Alexander IV
Pope Alexander IV (Latin: Alexander Quartus; c. 1185 – 25 May 1261), born Rinaldo Conti di Segni, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the 182nd Pope from 1254 until his death.
|Papacy began||12 December 1254|
|Papacy ended||25 May 1261|
|Predecessor||Pope Innocent IV|
|Successor||Pope Urban IV|
|Birth name||Rinaldo Conti di Segni|
|Died||May 25, 1261|
|Other popes named Alexander|
Cardinal Conti was elected pope on December 12, 1254. He chose to be called Alexander IV.
- "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-18.
- "Pope Alexander IV", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-11-18.
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Media related to Alexander IV at Wikimedia Commons
- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence
- GCatholic, Pope Alexander IV
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Conti di Segni