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Adrian III
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Pope Adrian III (Hadrian)
Preceded by: Marinus I (882 - 884)
Succeeded by: Stephen VI (V) (885 - 891)
Roman Catholic Pope #110

Dates:
Born: ? (Rome, Italy)
Died: September, 885 (possibly murdered)
Pope: May 17, 884 - September, 885 (1 year)

Biography:
Not much is know about Pope Adrian III except that his pontificate was apparently characterized by violence and that he himself may have been murdered. Curiously, he was apparently a strong supporter of Pope John VIII, one of the few other popes to have been assassinated as well.

Also Known As: none

Alternate Spellings: Adrian

Common Misspellings: none

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