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Pope Agatho

574 - 681

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Pope Agatho (577 - 10th January 681) served as the bishop of Rome from 27 June 678 until his death. He heard the appeal of Wilfrid of York, who had been displaced from his see by the division of the archdiocese ordered by Theodore of Canterbury. During Agatho's tenure, the Sixth Ecumenical Council was convened to deal with monothelitism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Agatho has received more than 267,809 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Pope Agatho is the 302nd most popular religious figure (up from 329th in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Italy (up from 392nd in 2019) and the 135th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Agatho is most famous for his synod of 680, which condemned Monothelitism.

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Among religious figures, Pope Agatho ranks 302 out of 2,238Before him are Brigham Young, Judas Maccabeus, Pope Boniface I, Al-Tirmidhi, Pope Gregory II, and Vitus. After him are Pope Anicetus, Pope Gregory VI, Pope Clement II, Pope Innocent IV, Fethullah Gülen, and Matteo Ricci.

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Among people born in 574, Pope Agatho ranks 2Before him is Uthman. After him is Prince Shōtoku. Among people deceased in 681, Pope Agatho ranks 1After him are Munmu of Silla and Ebroin.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Agatho ranks 358 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Boniface I (370), Ancus Marcius (-675), Gordian III (225), Guido Reni (1575), Pope Gregory II (669), and Vitus (290). After him are Yves Montand (1921), Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), Antonio Canova (1757), Mario Draghi (1947), Andrea Bocelli (1958), and Eugenio Montale (1896).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Agatho ranks 135Before him are Pope John X (860), Pope Julius I (300), Pope Gregory X (1210), Pope Boniface I (370), Pope Gregory II (669), and Vitus (290). After him are Pope Gregory VI (1000), Pope Innocent IV (1195), Matteo Ricci (1552), Pope Felix III (440), Pope Alexander IV (1200), and Pope Marinus I (830).