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Pope Benedict III

810 - 858

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Pope Benedict III (Latin: Benedictus III; died 17 April 858) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from 29 September 855 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Benedict III has received more than 138,691 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Pope Benedict III is the 347th most popular religious figure (down from 326th in 2019), the 425th most popular biography from Italy (down from 386th in 2019) and the 160th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Benedict III is most famous for being the pope who crowned Charlemagne as the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among religious figures, Pope Benedict III ranks 347 out of 2,238Before him are Dionysius the Areopagite, Pope Clement III, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Pope Nicholas III, Kane Tanaka, and Pope Marcellus I. After him are Pope Sergius IV, Pope Marinus II, Pope Celestine IV, Geli Raubal, Pope Honorius I, and Pope Symmachus.

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Among people born in 810, Pope Benedict III ranks 3Before him are Muhammad al-Bukhari and Abbas ibn Firnas. After him are John Scotus Eriugena, Halfdan the Black, Kenneth MacAlpin, Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Farghani, Kassia, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, Hastein, García Íñiguez of Pamplona, and Eulogius of Córdoba. Among people deceased in 858, Pope Benedict III ranks 1After him are Æthelwulf, King of Wessex, Kenneth MacAlpin, Emperor Montoku, Li Shangyin, and Sedulius Scottus.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Benedict III ranks 425 out of 4,668Before him are Tinto Brass (1933), Philolaus (-470), Pope Marcellus I (255), Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Clara Petacci (1912), and Hippasus (-600). After him are Pope Sergius IV (970), Pope Marinus II (932), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Arturo Toscanini (1867), Gaius Maecenas (-68), and Jacopo Peri (1561).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Benedict III ranks 160Before him are Pope Benedict I (525), Pope Eutychian (300), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Pope Clement III (1130), Pope Nicholas III (1215), and Pope Marcellus I (255). After him are Pope Sergius IV (970), Pope Marinus II (932), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Pope Honorius I (585), Pope Symmachus (460), and Pope Zosimus (400).