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Pope Anacletus

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Pope Anacletus (died c. 92), also known as Cletus, was the bishop of Rome, following Peter and Linus. Anacletus served between c. 79 and his death, c. 92. Cletus was a Roman who, during his tenure as pope, ordained a number of priests and is traditionally credited with setting up about twenty-five parishes in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Anacletus has received more than 500,441 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 80 in 2019). Pope Anacletus is the 317th most popular religious figure (down from 280th in 2019), the 383rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 344th in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Anacletus is most famous for being the first pope to die in office.

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Among religious figures, Pope Anacletus ranks 317 out of 2,238Before him are Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr, Idris, Bahá'u'lláh, Pope Marinus I, Marcion of Sinope, and Pope Pelagius II. After him are Abu Hurairah, Pope John XXI, Pope John I, Pope Zachary, Pope Stephen IV, and Pope Adrian V.

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Among people born in 1, Pope Anacletus ranks 7Before him are Saint Stephen, James, son of Zebedee, Thomas the Apostle, Simon the Zealot, Barnabas, and Pope Linus. After him are Barabbas, Thomas Bangalter, Silas, Onesimus, Vologases I of Parthia, and Shimon bar Yochai. Among people deceased in 92, Pope Anacletus ranks 1After him are Ban Gu and Antipas of Pergamum.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Anacletus ranks 383 out of 4,668Before him are Cato the Younger (-95), Camillo Golgi (1843), Bronzino (1503), Annibale Carracci (1560), Pope Pelagius II (520), and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89). After him are Vittorio De Sica (1901), Charles I of Hungary (1288), Cesare Beccaria (1738), Pope John I (470), Pope Zachary (679), and Pope Stephen IV (770).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Anacletus ranks 143Before him are Pope Innocent IV (1195), Matteo Ricci (1552), Pope Felix III (440), Pope Alexander IV (1200), Pope Marinus I (830), and Pope Pelagius II (520). After him are Pope John I (470), Pope Zachary (679), Pope Stephen IV (770), Pope Adrian V (1205), Pope Callixtus I (180), and Pope Leo IV (790).