Antipope Benedict X

1048 - 1074

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Benedict X (died 1073/1080) was born Giovanni, a son of Guido, the youngest son of Alberic III, Count of Tusculum, a member of the dominant political dynasty in the region at that time. Giovanni was a brother of the notorious Pope Benedict IX, who was deposed in 1048. He reportedly later was given the nickname of Mincius (thin) due to his ignorance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antipope Benedict X has received more than 54,487 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 29 in 2019). Antipope Benedict X is the 6,037th most popular politician (down from 5,539th in 2019), the 1,704th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,544th in 2019) and the 431st most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Antipope Benedict X ranks 6,037 out of 15,710Before him are Sitamun, Prince Rahotep, Emperor Montoku, Sergio Pininfarina, Paul Wolfowitz, and Henry McMahon. After him are Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster, Puabi, Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, Takahashi Korekiyo, Joachim Yhombi-Opango, and King Zhao of Zhou.

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Among people born in 1048, Antipope Benedict X ranks 4Before him are Omar Khayyam, Alexios I Komnenos, and Emperor Shenzong of Song. After him are Magnus II of Norway and Peter I, Count of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1074, Antipope Benedict X ranks 3Before him are Anastasia of Kiev and Henry, son of Robert I of Burgundy. After him are Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia and Theodosius of Kiev.

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Among people born in Italy, Antipope Benedict X ranks 1,704 out of 4,088Before him are Antonius Felix (10), Laura Pausini (1974), Fernando d'Ávalos (1489), Rothari (606), Wacho (500), and Sergio Pininfarina (1926). After him are Gianfranco Zola (1966), Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano (1770), Giovanni di Paolo (1403), Marco Pantani (1970), Welf I, Duke of Bavaria (1035), and Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1851).


Among politicians born in Italy, Antipope Benedict X ranks 431Before him are Isabella of Savoy (1591), Virginia de' Medici (1568), Antonius Felix (10), Rothari (606), Wacho (500), and Sergio Pininfarina (1926). After him are Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano (1770), Welf I, Duke of Bavaria (1035), Girolamo Riario (1443), Leopold, Prince of Salerno (1790), Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1533), and Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1727).