• Born date: n.a.
  • Born in: ItalY
  • Death date: 0858-04-17
Pope Benedict III

Pope Benedict III (Latin: Benedictus III; died 17 April 858) was Pope from 29 September 855 to his death in 858.Little is known of Benedict's life before his papacy. His father was Peter. He was educated and lived in Rome and was cardinal priest of the church of San Callisto at the time of his election. Benedict had a reputation for learning and piety. He was elected upon the refusal of Hadrian, the initial choice of the clergy and people.