Pope Caius

250 - 296

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Pope Caius (died 22 April 296), also called Gaius, was the bishop of Rome from 17 December 283 to his death in 296. Little information on Caius is available except that given by the Liber Pontificalis, which relies on a legendary account of the martyrdom of Susanna of Rome for its information. According to legend, Caius baptized the men and women who had been converted by Tiburtius (who is venerated with Susanna) and Castulus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Caius has received more than 287,127 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Pope Caius is the 485th most popular religious figure (up from 509th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Croatia (up from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Croatian Religious Figure.

Pope Caius is most famous for the Donation of Constantine. This document was a fake, and was created in the 8th century. It claimed that Emperor Constantine gave the Western Roman Empire to Pope Sylvester I.

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Over the past year Pope Caius has had the most page views in the with 35,685 views, followed by Italian (6,469), and Portuguese (5,596). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Scots (100.83%), Malay (78.54%), and Armenian (60.95%)


Among religious figures, Pope Caius ranks 485 out of 3,187Before him are Pope John VI, Dominic Savio, Pope John IV, Zaynab bint Khuzayma, Aloysius Gonzaga, and Laban. After him are Adalbert of Prague, Rabbi Akiva, Denis, Charles de Foucauld, Christina of Bolsena, and Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya.

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Among people born in 250, Pope Caius ranks 6Before him are Helena, Galerius, Constantius Chlorus, Saint Maurice, and Lactantius. After him are Saint Florian, Pope Miltiades, Carinus, Pope Marcellinus, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, and Pope Eusebius. Among people deceased in 296, Pope Caius ranks 1After him is Allectus.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Pope Caius ranks 12 out of 700Before him are Valens (328), Franjo Tuđman (1922), János Kádár (1912), Roger Joseph Boscovich (1711), Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (1934), and Pope John IV (600). After him are Laura Antonelli (1941), Saint Marinus (275), Leopold Ružička (1887), Crispus (305), Mario Andretti (1940), and Andrija Mohorovičić (1857).


Among religious figures born in Croatia, Pope Caius ranks 2Before him are Pope John IV (600). After him are Saint Marinus (275), Aloysius Stepinac (1898), Margaret of Hungary (1242), Pavle, Serbian Patriarch (1914), Julian of Antioch (231), Maximianus of Ravenna (499), Franjo Šeper (1905), Marko Krizin (1589), George Martinuzzi (1482), and Quirinus of Sescia (300).