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Alexander V

(c. 1339—1410)


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(c.1339–1410),

Pope from 1409. Peter of Candia (Crete) became a Franciscan and lectured at Paris; from 1386 he held a succession of bishoprics. At the Council of Pisa he was unanimously elected to fill the Papal chair presumed vacant; he died 10 months later.

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