Pope Benedict IX

1012 - 1055

Pope Benedict IX

Pope Benedict IX (Latin: Benedictus IX; c. 1012 – c. 1056), born Theophylactus of Tusculum in Rome, was bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States on three occasions between October 1032 and July 1048. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Benedict IX has received more than 649,381 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 267th most popular religious figure.

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  • 3.91

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Among religious figures, Pope Benedict IX ranks 267 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Felix I, Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Pope Urban I, Pope Benedict II, Pope Paschal II, and Pope Innocent I. After him are Pope Siricius, Pope Benedict I, Marcion of Sinope, Pope Gregory VI, Gregory of Nyssa, and Pope Innocent IV.

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Among people born in 1012, Pope Benedict IX ranks 1After him are Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, Marpa Lotsawa, García Sánchez III of Pamplona, and Abbad II al-Mu'tadid. Among people deceased in 1055, Pope Benedict IX ranks 2Before him is Constantine IX Monomachos. After him are Bretislav I, Samuel ibn Naghrillah, Emperor Xingzong of Liao, Adalbert, Margrave of Austria, Hilarion of Kiev, and Conrad I, Duke of Bavaria.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pope Benedict IX ranks 318 out of 3,282Before him are Charles I of Hungary (1288), Dario Fo (1926), Pope Paschal II (1050), Antonio Canova (1757), Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655), and Pope Innocent I (378). After him are Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Pope Siricius (334), Pope Benedict I (525), Simone Martini (1284), Renzo Piano (1937), and Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1625).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Benedict IX ranks 115Before him are Antipope John XXIII (1370), Pope Felix I (300), Pope Urban I (222), Pope Benedict II (635), Pope Paschal II (1050), and Pope Innocent I (378). After him are Pope Siricius (334), Pope Benedict I (525), Pope Gregory VI (1000), Pope Innocent IV (1195), Pope John I (470), and Pope Benedict VIII (980).

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