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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 240,650 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia. Pope Caius is the 496th most popular religious figure (down from 405th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 10th 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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Among religious figures, Pope Caius ranks 496 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Silverius, Ahmed Yassin, Korah, Peter the Hermit, Pope Stephen I, and Pope Miltiades. After him are Saint Eustace, Eric IX of Sweden, Jethro, Saint Marinus, Pope Eleutherius, and Sabbas the Sanctified.

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Among people born in 250, Pope Caius ranks 8Before him are Galerius, Constantius Chlorus, Saint Maurice, Lactantius, Saint Florian, and Pope Miltiades. After him are Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Pope Marcellinus, Carinus, Pope Eusebius, Hormizd I, and Postumus. Among people deceased in 296, Pope Caius ranks 1After him is Allectus.

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Among people born in Croatia, Pope Caius ranks 13 out of 589Before him are Franjo Tuđman (1922), Valentinian I (321), Laura Antonelli (1941), János Kádár (1912), Pope John IV (600), and Roger Joseph Boscovich (1711). After him are Saint Marinus (275), Mario Andretti (1940), Svetozar Boroević (1856), Andrija Mohorovičić (1857), Franz von Suppé (1819), and Aloysius Stepinac (1898).


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), Maximianus of Ravenna (499), Marko Krizin (1589), Franjo Šeper (1905), George Martinuzzi (1482), Nicholas Tavelic (1340), and Josip Bozanić (1949).