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Adrian V Biography
Adrian V, né Ottobuono de' Fieschi (ca. 1205 - August 18, 1276), pope in 1276, was a Genoese who was created cardinal deacon by his uncle Innocent IV.

In 1264, he was sent to England to mediate between King Henry III and his barons.

He was elected pope to succeed Innocent V on the July 11, 1276, but died at Viterbo on August 18, without having been ordained to the priesthood.
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