Pope Boniface V

575 - 625

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Pope Boniface V (Latin: Bonifatius V; died 25 October 625) was the bishop of Rome from 23 December 619 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Boniface V has received more than 126,946 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Pope Boniface V is the 179th most popular religious figure (up from 190th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Italy (up from 223rd in 2019) and the 69th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Boniface V is most famous for being the pope who was the first to recognize the Holy Roman Empire.

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Among religious figures, Pope Boniface V ranks 179 out of 3,187Before him are Pope Alexander VII, Pope Linus, Lazarus of Bethany, Pope Urban V, Saint Blaise, and Pope Adrian VI. After him are Saint Cecilia, Bernadette Soubirous, Pope Clement IX, Pope Celestine I, Abdul Qadir Gilani, and Malik ibn Anas.

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Among people born in 575, Pope Boniface V ranks 2Before him is Heraclius. After him are Al-Khansa, Cynegils, and Abe no Hirafu. Among people deceased in 625, Pope Boniface V ranks 2Before him is Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib. After him are Mus‘ab ibn 'Umair, Fatimah bint Asad, Abd-Allah ibn Jahsh, and Abu Salama.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Boniface V ranks 204 out of 5,161Before him are Giovanni Bellini (1430), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Vitellius (15), Catullus (-84), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), and Ludovico Sforza (1452). After him are Saint Cecilia (200), Livia (-58), Boethius (480), Pompey (-106), Servius Tullius (-600), and Pope Clement IX (1600).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Boniface V ranks 69Before him are Pope Boniface IX (1350), Pope Innocent XI (1611), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Rita of Cascia (1381), Pope Alexander VII (1599), and Pope Linus (1). After him are Saint Cecilia (200), Pope Clement IX (1600), Pope Celestine I (400), Pope Urban III (1200), Pope Gregory VIII (1100), and Pope Benedict XIV (1675).