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Pope Benedict V

930 - 965

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Pope Benedict V (Latin: Benedictus V; died 4 July 965) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from 22 May to 23 June 964, in opposition to Leo VIII. He was overthrown by Emperor Otto I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Benedict V has received more than 210,626 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Pope Benedict V is the 551st most popular religious figure (up from 556th in 2019), the 667th most popular biography from Italy (up from 695th in 2019) and the 232nd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Benedict XVI is most famous for resigning from the papacy in 2013, the first pope to do so in nearly 600 years.

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Among religious figures, Pope Benedict V ranks 551 out of 2,238Before him are Joseph of Cupertino, Seraphim of Sarov, Rose of Lima, Camillus de Lellis, Pope Donus, and Ibn Majah. After him are Pope Agapetus I, Paul the Deacon, Ibn Hisham, Anne Catherine Emmerich, Rabanus Maurus, and Pope Marcellinus.

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Among people born in 930, Pope Benedict V ranks 3Before him are Almanzor and Pope John XIII. After him are Haakon Sigurdsson, Liudolf, Duke of Swabia, Roman of Bulgaria, David III of Tao, and Constantine Lekapenos. Among people deceased in 965, Pope Benedict V ranks 1After him are Pope Leo VIII, Al-Mutanabbi, Bruno the Great, Hedwig of Saxony, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders, Gero, Ibn Hibban, Otto, Duke of Burgundy, and Joseph Bringas.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Benedict V ranks 667 out of 4,668Before him are Catherine Cornaro (1454), Giovanni Agnelli (1866), Pietro da Cortona (1596), Camillus de Lellis (1550), Marozia (890), and Pope Donus (610). After him are François Grimaldi (1201), Pope Agapetus I (490), Paul the Deacon (720), Vittorio Gassman (1922), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), and Benozzo Gozzoli (1420).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Benedict V ranks 232Before him are Pope John XIII (930), Pope Sergius II (800), Pope Mark (290), Joseph of Cupertino (1603), Camillus de Lellis (1550), and Pope Donus (610). After him are Pope Agapetus I (490), Paul the Deacon (720), Pope Marcellinus (250), John of Capistrano (1386), Pope Boniface II (470), and Pope Felix IV (480).