Antipope Ursicinus

400 - 384

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Ursicinus, also known as Ursinus, was elected pope in a violently contested election in 366 as a rival to Pope Damasus I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antipope Ursicinus has received more than 25,388 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Antipope Ursicinus is the 721st most popular religious figure, the 1,029th most popular biography from Italy (down from 993rd in 2019) and the 268th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Ursicinus was a bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in the 4th century. He was elected to the papacy in 366, but was soon expelled from Rome. Ursicinus is most famous for his role in the Donatist controversy.

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Among religious figures, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 721 out of 2,272Before him are Theophilus of Antioch, Vilna Gaon, Onesimus, Saint Marinus, Josephine Bakhita, and Lars Levi Laestadius. After him are Atiśa, Maron, Martin de Porres, Saint Remigius, Antipope Nicholas V, and Saint Susanna.

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Among people born in 400, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 17Before him are Aspar, Vasubandhu, Constantine III, Fritigern, Uldin, and Marcomer. After him are Yazdegerd I, Chandragupta II, Servatius of Tongeren, Eutropius, Shapur III, and Radagaisus. Among people deceased in 384, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 2Before him is Pope Damasus I. After him are Servatius of Tongeren, Sosurim of Goguryeo, and Pope Timothy I of Alexandria.

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Among people born in Italy, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 1,029 out of 4,088Before him are Franco Columbu (1941), Maria Theresa of Austria (1767), Giovanni Messe (1883), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), and Veronica Franco (1546). After him are Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria (1777), Maria Pia of Savoy (1847), Francesco Cossiga (1928), Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503), Antipope Nicholas V (1260), and Emilio De Bono (1866).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 268Before him are Saint Cajetan (1480), Frances of Rome (1384), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Gemma Galgani (1878), Emma Morano (1899), and Antipope Boniface VII (1000). After him are Antipope Nicholas V (1260), Saint Susanna (280), Peter Chrysologus (380), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), and Romano Guardini (1885).