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Hadrian

[hey-dree-uh n] /ˈheɪ dri ən/
noun
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(Publius Aelius Hadrianus) a.d. 76–138, Roman emperor 117–138.

Hadrian I

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Hadrian II

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Hadrian III

noun

Hadrian IV

noun
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Hadrian V

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Hadrian VI

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Adrian I

or Hadrian I

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died a.d. 795, pope 772–795.

Adrian II

or Hadrian II

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Italian ecclesiastic: pope a.d. 867–872.

Adrian III

or Hadrian III

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Saint, Italian ecclesiastic: pope a.d. 884–885.

Adrian IV

or Hadrian IV

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(Nicholas Breakspear) c1100–59, only Englishman to become pope, 1154–59.

Adrian V

or Hadrian V

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died 1276, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1276.

Adrian VI

or Hadrian VI

noun
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1459–1523, Dutch ecclesiastic: pope 1522–23.
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Hadrian

/ˈheɪdrɪən/
noun
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Latin name Publius Aelius Hadrianus. 76–138 ad, Roman emperor (117–138); adopted son and successor of Trajan. He travelled throughout the Roman Empire, strengthening its frontiers and encouraging learning and architecture, and in Rome he reorganized the army and codified Roman law

Adrian IV

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original name Nicholas Breakspear. ?1100–59, the only English pope (1154–59)
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