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Antipope Benedict XIII

1328 - 1423

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Pedro Martínez de Luna y Pérez de Gotor (25 November 1328 – 23 May 1423), known as el Papa Luna in Spanish and Pope Luna in English, was an Aragonese nobleman who, as Benedict XIII, is considered an antipope (see Western Schism) by the Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antipope Benedict XIII has received more than 384,642 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Antipope Benedict XIII is the 530th most popular religious figure (down from 431st in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from Spain (down from 108th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Spanish Religious Figure.

Pope Benedict XIII was the last of the Avignon popes and was deposed by the Council of Constance in 1417.

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Among religious figures, Antipope Benedict XIII ranks 530 out of 2,238Before him are Adalbert of Prague, Rabbi Akiva, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Pope John XIII, Anna the Prophetess, and Christina of Bolsena. After him are Sumayyah bint Khabbat, Abdullah ibn Masud, Bahira, Ramla bint Abi Sufyan, Zaynab bint Khuzayma, and Peter Waldo.

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Among people born in 1328, Antipope Benedict XIII ranks 2Before him is Hongwu Emperor. After him are Louis II, Elector of Brandenburg, Joan of Kent, Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Aragon, Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans, Peter I of Cyprus, Emperor Go-Murakami, Nikephoros II Orsini, and Leopold II, Duke of Austria. Among people deceased in 1423, Antipope Benedict XIII ranks 1After him is Tommaso Mocenigo.

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Among people born in Spain, Antipope Benedict XIII ranks 144 out of 2,932Before him are Josemaría Escrivá (1902), Ibn Hazm (994), Paco Rabanne (1934), Mariana Victoria of Spain (1718), Peter IV of Aragon (1319), and Inês de Castro (1325). After him are Queen Fabiola of Belgium (1928), John II of Aragon (1398), Pep Guardiola (1971), Urraca of León (1081), Vincent Ferrer (1350), and Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona (1913).


Among religious figures born in Spain, Antipope Benedict XIII ranks 14Before him are Pope Callixtus III (1379), John of the Cross (1542), Tomás de Torquemada (1420), Vincent of Saragossa (300), Josemaría Escrivá (1902), and Ibn Hazm (994). After him are Vincent Ferrer (1350), Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía (1510), Joan Enric Vives Sicília (1949), Eulalia of Mérida (290), Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur (1626), and Raymond of Penyafort (1175).