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Death: 1241


Celestine IV Pope for 15 days in 1241, Celestine IV was born Goffredo Castiglione in Milan and may have been a nephew of Urban III. Celestine is said to have been a Cistercian and was the first pope elected in conclave. Not known to have committed any official acts as pope, Celestine may have died before he was crowned.


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