Pope Alexander IV facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAlexander IV
|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|
In 1227, Gregory IX made Conti a cardinal.
Cardinal Conti was elected pope on December 12, 1254. He chose to be called Alexander IV.
Pope Alexander was involved in Italian and European political disputes. The pope tried and failed to affect politics in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
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