Pope Hadrian VI

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Adriaan Floriszoon Boeyens

Also Known As: "Adriaan Florenszoon Boeyens", "Papa Adriano VI"
Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Brandstraat, Utrecht, Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Death: Died in Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Place of Burial: Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Floris Boeyens and Geertruid Boeyens Dedel
Brother of Jacob Boeyens Adriani; Swarte Boyens; Margaretha Florents Boeyens; Klaas Florisz Boeyens and Jan Florisz Boeyens

Occupation: Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope from 1522 to 1523, Papst
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About Pope Hadrian VI

Pope Adrian VI (2 March 1459 – 14 September 1523), born Adriaan Florenszoon Boeyens[1], served as Bishop of Rome from 9 January 1522 until his death some 18 months later. He was the last non-Italian Pope until John Paul II, 456 years later. He is, together with Marcellus II, one of two modern popes to retain his baptismal name after election. He is buried in the Santa Maria dell'Anima church in Rome.



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Pope Hadrian VI's Timeline

March 2, 1459
Utrecht, Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
September 14, 1523
Age 64
Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy