House of Fieschi facts for kids(Redirected from List of popes from the Fieschi family)
The House of Fieschi were a noble merchant family from Genoa, Italy. The family was very influential in papal politics in medieval Italy. They held the fief of Lavagna under the Holy Roman Emperors. They had a close relationship with the Angevin kings of Sicily. Later they also established links with French kings. The Fieschi family produced two popes and 72 cardinals.
- Pope Innocent IV (c. 1195–1254), born Sinibaldo Fieschi,
- Pope Adrian V (c. 1210–1276), born Ottobuono Fieschi,
- Niccolò Fieschi
- Saint Catherine (1447–1510)
- Giovanni Luigi Fieschi (1522–1547)
- Giuseppe Fieschi (1790–1836)
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