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Pape Nicholas III (Laitin: Nicolaus III; c. 1225 – 22 August 1280), born Giovanni Gaetano Orsini,[1] wis Pape frae 25 November 1277 tae his daith in 1280.

Pape
Nicholas III
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Installed25 November 1277
Term endit22 August 1280
PredecessorJohn XXI
SuccessorMartin IV
Orders
Creatit Cardinal28 Mey 1244
Personal details
Birth nameGiovanni Gaetano Orsini
Bornc. 1225
Roum, Papal States
Died(1280-08-22)22 August 1280
Viterbo, Papal States
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ReferencesEedit

  1. George L. Williams, Papal Genealogy: The Families and Descendants of the Popes, (McFarland & Company Inc., 1998), 36.