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Anastasius IV
Papacy began 9 July 1153
Papacy ended 3 December 1154
Predecessor Eugene III
Successor Adrian IV
Personal details
Birth name Corrado Demetri della Suburra
Born ca. 1073
Died (1154-12-03)3 December 1154
Other Popes named Anastasius

Pope Anastasius IV (Latin: Anastasius Quartus; c.1073–3 December 1154), born Corrado di Suburra, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the 169th Pope from 1153 until his death in 1154.

Early life

Corrado di Suburra was born in Rome. He was son of Benedetto di Suburra.


In 1127, della Suburra was made cardinal-bishop of Sabina.


Anastasius was elected pope in July 1153. He is known for helping to settle a controversy between the Holy Roman Emperor and the Bishop of Magdeburg in Germany.

The Pantheon in Rome was restored while he was pope.

The pope died on 3 December 1154.

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Preceded by
Eugene III
Succeeded by
Adrian IV

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