Pope Boniface III

540 - 607

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Pope Boniface III (Latin: Bonifatius III; died 12 November 607) was the bishop of Rome from 19 February 607 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Boniface III has received more than 194,448 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Pope Boniface III is the 442nd most popular religious figure (down from 400th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Italy (down from 467th in 2019) and the 201st most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Boniface III is most famous for being the pope who crowned Charles the Great, or Charlemagne, as the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among religious figures, Pope Boniface III ranks 442 out of 3,187Before him are Pope Valentine, Sumayyah bint Khabbat, Pachomius the Great, Charbel Makhlouf, Nehemiah, and Saint Apollonia. After him are Beatrice Portinari, Pope Vitalian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Báb, Pope Conon, and Pope Hilarius.

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Among people born in 540, Pope Boniface III ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory I. After him are Columbanus, Creoda of Mercia, Hormizd IV, Emperor Yōmei, Authari, Galswintha, Rosamund, and John of Biclaro. Among people deceased in 607, Pope Boniface III ranks 1After him is Zuhayr bin Abi Sulma.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Boniface III ranks 508 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Leo II (611), Pontormo (1494), Elena Ferrante (1943), Pope Valentine (780), Totila (500), and Umberto Boccioni (1882). After him are Beatrice Portinari (1265), Monica Vitti (1931), Pope Conon (630), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Pope Hilarius (415), and Pope Callixtus I (180).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Boniface III ranks 201Before him are Pope Simplicius (420), Pope Paul II (1417), Pope Honorius I (585), Januarius (272), Pope Leo II (611), and Pope Valentine (780). After him are Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope Conon (630), Pope Hilarius (415), Pope Callixtus I (180), Pope Stephen IV (770), and Pope Stephen III (720).