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Pope Adeodatus I

570 - 618

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Pope Adeodatus I (570 – 8 November 618), also called Deodatus I or Deusdedit, was the bishop of Rome from 19 October 615 to his death. He was the first priest to be elected pope since John II in 533. The first use of lead seals or bullae on papal documents is attributed to him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Adeodatus I has received more than 150,512 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Pope Adeodatus I is the 226th most popular religious figure (up from 255th in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from Italy (up from 302nd in 2019) and the 100th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Adeodatus I is most famous for being the first pope to be ordained without a father.

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Among religious figures, Pope Adeodatus I ranks 226 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Boniface IV, Charles Borromeo, Pope Clement IV, Pope Pelagius I, Pope John XV, and Joachim. After him are Pope Joan, Pope Benedict XIII, Pope John VIII, Saint Patrick, Pope Eugene III, and Pope Adrian I.

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Among people born in 570, Pope Adeodatus I ranks 3Before him are Muhammad and Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib. After him are Khosrow II, Amr ibn Hishām, Ammar ibn Yasir, Childebert II, Theodelinda, Witteric, Al-A'sha, and Pybba of Mercia. Among people deceased in 618, Pope Adeodatus I ranks 1After him are Yeongyang of Goguryeo and Kevin of Glendalough.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Adeodatus I ranks 265 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Boniface IV (550), Charles Borromeo (1538), Fra Angelico (1400), Pope Pelagius I (505), Pope John XV (1000), and Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892). After him are Umberto II of Italy (1904), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Pope Benedict XIII (1649), Pope John VIII (820), Cimabue (1240), and Tommaso Campanella (1568).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Adeodatus I ranks 100Before him are Pope Benedict II (635), Pope Urban I (222), Pope Boniface IV (550), Charles Borromeo (1538), Pope Pelagius I (505), and Pope John XV (1000). After him are Pope Benedict XIII (1649), Pope John VIII (820), Pope Eugene III (1080), Pope Adrian I (700), Pope Alexander I (100), and Pope Fabian (200).