Antipope Clement VIII

1370 - 1447

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Antipope Clement VIII should not be confused with Pope Clement VIII.Gil Sánchez Muñoz y Carbón, was one of the antipopes of the Avignon Papacy, reigning from 10 June 1423 to 26 July 1429 as Clement VIII. He was born in Teruel between 1369–1370 and a member of the Avignon curia. When Alfonso V of Aragon reached an agreement with Pope Martin V, Sanchez Muñoz abdicated, made his submission and was appointed bishop of Mallorca. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antipope Clement VIII has received more than 65,300 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Antipope Clement VIII is the 788th most popular religious figure (down from 756th in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from Spain (down from 296th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Spanish Religious Figure.

Clement VIII is most famous for being the pope who issued the papal bull Unigenitus, which condemned Jansenism.

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Among religious figures, Antipope Clement VIII ranks 788 out of 2,272Before him are József Mindszenty, Anna Göldi, Josaphat Kuntsevych, Mahavatar Babaji, Medardus, and Ananias of Damascus. After him are Arnold of Brescia, Saint Eligius, Safi-ad-din Ardabili, Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir, Mary Jane Kelly, and Servatius of Tongeren.

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Among people born in 1370, Antipope Clement VIII ranks 11Before him are Olaf II of Denmark, Leonardo Bruni, Gentile da Fabriano, Erasmo of Narni, Lorenzo Monaco, and Frederick I, Elector of Saxony. After him are Švitrigaila, William, Duke of Austria, Johannes Ciconia, James II, Count of La Marche, Jean Malouel, and Temür Qutlugh. Among people deceased in 1447, Antipope Clement VIII ranks 6Before him are Pope Eugene IV, Vlad II Dracul, Shah Rukh, Masolino da Panicale, and Filippo Maria Visconti. After him are Mircea II of Wallachia, Henry Beaufort, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, and Louis VII, Duke of Bavaria.

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Among people born in Spain, Antipope Clement VIII ranks 317 out of 2,595Before him are Mercè Rodoreda (1908), Carles Puyol (1978), Carme Forcadell (1955), Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (1453), Muhammad I of Córdoba (823), and Sancho VII of Navarre (1154). After him are Joan Fuster (1922), Abraham Cresques (1325), Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon (1401), Alfonso I of Asturias (693), Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922), and Carles Rexach (1947).


Among religious figures born in Spain, Antipope Clement VIII ranks 22Before him are Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía (1510), Eulalia of Mérida (290), Joan Enric Vives Sicília (1949), Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros (1436), Raymond of Penyafort (1175), and Isidore the Laborer (1080). After him are Priscillian (340), Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado (1643), Hermenegild (564), Diego de Landa (1524), John of Ávila (1500), and Peter of Alcantara (1499).