Pope Celestine V
192nd Pope of the Catholic Church
Pope Celestine V(Latin: Coelestinus Quintus; 1215 – 19 May 1296), born Pietro Angelerio di Morrone, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 193rd Pope for less than six months in 1294.
|Papacy began||5 July 1294|
|Papacy ended||13 December 1294|
|Predecessor||Pope Nicholas IV|
|Successor||Pope Boniface VIII|
|Birth name||Pietro Angelerio|
Isernia, Kingdom of Sicily
|Died||1296 (aged 80–81)|
Ferentino, Papal States
|Other Popes named Celestine|
After his deathEdit
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