Pope Anicetus

70 - 168

Pope Anicetus

Pope Anicetus was the bishop of Rome from c. 157 to his death in April 168. According to the Annuario Pontificio, the start of his papacy may have been 153. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Anicetus has received more than 216,906 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 239th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Pope Anicetus ranks 240 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Liberius, Pope Gelasius I, Pope Dionysius, Vincent de Paul, Pope Linus, and Barabbas. After him are Pope Gregory II, Pope Anastasius I, Saint Cecilia, Pope Honorius IV, Saint Pantaleon, and Saint Ursula.

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Among people born in 70, Pope Anicetus ranks 2Before him is Suetonius. After him are Papias of Hierapolis, Menelaus of Alexandria, and Theon of Smyrna. Among people deceased in 168, Pope Anicetus ranks 1After him are Emperor Huan of Han and An Shigao.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Pope Anicetus ranks 6 out of 124Before him are John of Damascus (676), Hafez al-Assad (1930), Zenobia (240), Philip the Arab (204), and Yazid I (647). After him are Abd al-Rahman I (731), Apollodorus of Damascus (50), Pope Gregory III (700), Nur ad-Din (1116), John Climacus (579), and Bashar al-Assad (1965).