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CountryHoly See
From22 February 1288
To4 April 1292
Personal InformationPope Nicholas IV (1227 - 1292)

Pope Nicholas IV (Latin: Nicolaus IV), born Girolamo Masci, Pope from 22 February 1288 to his death in 1292. He was the first Franciscan to be elected pope.

Nicholas IV died in Rome on 4 April 1292, in the palace which he had built next to the Liberian Basilica (S. Maria Maggiore). He was buried in the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

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