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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 32,157 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Antipope Ursicinus is the 688th most popular religious figure (up from 720th in 2019), the 912th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,029th in 2019) and the 259th 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 688 out of 2,238Before him are Romanos the Melodist, Johann Tetzel, Guru Gobind Singh, Paulo Miki, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, and Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. After him are Eusebius of Nicomedia, Theophilus of Antioch, Maudgalyayana, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Canaan, and John Henry Newman.

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Among people born in 400, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 15Before him are Vasubandhu, Ermanaric, Yazdegerd I, Constantine III, Chandragupta II, and Fritigern. After him are Uldin, Aspar, Marcomer, Shapur III, Radagaisus, and Frumentius. 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 912 out of 4,668Before him are Jacopo Bassano (1510), Francesco Landini (1325), Fra Dolcino (1250), Franco Baresi (1960), Odilo Globočnik (1904), and Nero Julius Caesar (6). After him are Salvator Rosa (1615), Isabella Rossellini (1952), Elsa Schiaparelli (1890), Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans (1371), Umberto Giordano (1867), and Fausta (289).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Antipope Ursicinus ranks 259Before him are Pope Leo V (870), Peter Lombard (1096), Giulia Farnese (1474), Tarcisio Bertone (1934), Angelo Sodano (1927), and Silas (1). After him are Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Frances of Rome (1384), Hippolytus of Rome (170), Melania the Younger (383), Antipope Nicholas V (1260), and Romuald (951).