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Pope Stephen V

Born: ?
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 14-Sep-891 AD
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 885-91 AD

Stephen V (sometimes called Stephen VI), Roman Catholic Pope from 885 to 891, succeeded Adrian III, and was in turn succeeded by Pope Formosus. He was made cardinal Pope Marinus I. In his dealings with Constantinople in the matter of Photius, as also in his relations with the young Slavonic Church, he pursued the policy of Nicholas I. His Italian policy wavered between his desire for the protection of the Frankish king Arnulf against Guy of Spoleto, king of Italy, and fear of offending Guy. Guy was crowned emperor on 21 February 891.

    Roman Catholic Pope 17-May-885 to 14-Sep-891 AD
    Roman Catholic Cardinal


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