Pope Anastasius II

450 - 498

Pope Anastasius II

Pope Anastasius II (died 19 November 498) was the bishop of Rome from 24 November 496 to his death. He was an important figure in trying to end the Acacian schism, but his efforts resulted in the Laurentian schism, which followed his death. Anastasius was born in Rome, the son of a priest, and is buried in St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Anastasius II has received more than 140,852 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 427th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Pope Anastasius II ranks 427 out of 2,001Before him are Abd Allah ibn Abbas, Pope Agapetus I, Pope Soter, Salome, Maya, and Uwais al-Qarani. After him are Desmond Tutu, Mahākāśyapa, Pope John XIV, Vincent Ferrer, Saint Boniface, and John Wesley.

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Among people born in 450, Pope Anastasius II ranks 3Before him are Pope Hormisdas and Justin I. After him are Mazdak, Huneric, Ildibad, Gunthamund, Emperor Kenzō, Gesalec, Eraric, Emperor Keitai, and Aegidius. Among people deceased in 498, Pope Anastasius II ranks 1After him is Emperor Ninken.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Anastasius II ranks 502 out of 3,282Before him are Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Libius Severus (420), Pope John XI (910), Statius (40), Pope Agapetus I (490), and Pope Soter (120). After him are Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Giuseppe Peano (1858), Marcello Malpighi (1628), Pope John XIV (1000), Franco Nero (1941), and Gianni Rodari (1920).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Anastasius II ranks 189Before him are Pope Anterus (180), Januarius (272), Pope Benedict IV (860), Pope John XI (910), Pope Agapetus I (490), and Pope Soter (120). After him are Pope John XIV (1000), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope-elect Stephen (700), Pope Silverius (490), Pope Stephen I (200), and Pope Marcellinus (250).

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