Born: 1036, birthplace variously given as Milan or Mantua, Italy.
Died: March 18, 1806, Mantua, Italy.
Anselm was a bishop of Lucca, Italy. The city of Mantua regards him as its patron saint. His successor, Rangerius, wrote a biography of him.
He is sometimes confused with his uncle of the same name, who later became Pope Alexander II.