Pope Urban IV
Pope Urban IV (Latin: Urbanus Quartus; c. 1195 – October 2, 1264), born Jacques Pantaléon, was a French cleric of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the 183rd Pope from 1261 to 1264.
|Papacy began||August 29, 1261|
|Papacy ended||October 2, 1264|
|Predecessor||Pope Alexander IV|
|Successor||Pope Clement IV|
|Birth name||Jacques Pantaléon|
|Died||October 2, 1264|
|Other popes named Urban|
Pantaléon was the son of a cobbler of Troyes in France. He studied theology and common law in Paris. He served the church as a canon, as a deacon and as an archdeacon.
Pope Innocent IV made Pantaléon the Bishop of Verdun in 1253.
In 1255, Pope Alexander IV made him Patriarch of Jerusalem.
He was not a cardinal. There were several Popes who were not Cardinals. Some of these were Pope Urban V and Pope Urban VI.
Patriarch Pantaléon was on August 29, 1261. He chose to be called Urban IV.
As pope, he was deeply involved in the conflict between Guelphs and Ghibelines in Italy.
After his deathEdit
He was buried in the cathedral at Perugia.
- ↑ "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-15.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Pope Urban IV," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-10-27.
- ↑ Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (1843). "Urban IV," Penny cyclopaedia, Vol. 26, pp. 43-44.
Media related to Urbanus IV at Wikimedia Commons
- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence
- GCatholic, Pope Urban IV
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Anchero Cardinal Pantaléon, nephew of Urban IV