• Born date: n.a.
  • Born in: Holy Roman Empire
  • Death date: 1198-01-08
  • Death in: Holy Roman Empire
Pope Celestine III

Pope Celestine III (Latin: Caelestinus III; ca. 1106 – 8 January 1198), born Giacinto Bobone, was Pope from 21 March 1191 to his death in 1198. He was born into the noble Orsini family in Rome, though he was only a cardinal deacon before becoming Pope. He was ordained a priest on 13 April 1191, ruled the church six years, nine months, and nine days before he died on 8 January 1198. He was buried at the Lateran.