Pope Clement I

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Clement of Rome (Latin: Clemens Romanus; Greek: Ancient Greek: Κλήμης Ῥώμης, romanized: Klēmēs Rōmēs; died 99) was a leader in the church of Rome in the late first century AD. He is listed by Irenaeus and Tertullian as the bishop of Rome, holding office from 88 AD to his death in 99 AD. In the Catholic Church, he is regarded as the third pope as Clement I. He is considered to be the first Apostolic Father of the Church, one of the three chief ones together with Polycarp and Ignatius of Antioch.Few details are known about Clement's life. Clement was said to have been consecrated by Peter the Apostle, and he is known to have been a leading member of the church in Rome in the late 1st century. Early church lists place him as the second or third bishop of Rome after Peter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Clement I has received more than 1,144,856 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Pope Clement I is the 108th most popular religious figure (down from 106th in 2019), the 126th most popular biography from Italy (down from 124th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Clement I is most famous for being the first pope.

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Among religious figures, Pope Clement I ranks 108 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Dominic, Pope Clement V, Saint Lawrence, Esther, Pope Gregory XVI, and Saint Sebastian. After him are Pope Urban VIII, Pope Urban VII, Pope Pius V, Clare of Assisi, Pope Sylvester I, and Albertus Magnus.

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Among people born in 40, Pope Clement I ranks 1After him are Pedanius Dioscorides, Martial, Claudia Octavia, Statius, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, and Dio Chrysostom. Among people deceased in 99, Pope Clement I ranks 1

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Clement I ranks 126 out of 4,088Before him are Fra Angelico (1400), Andrea Palladio (1508), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Pompey (-106), Pope Gregory XVI (1765), and Cesare Borgia (1475). After him are Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Pope Urban VIII (1568), Pope Urban VII (1521), Pope Pius V (1504), Plautus (-254), and Clare of Assisi (1193).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Clement I ranks 29Before him are Saint Lucy (283), Pope Boniface VIII (1235), Pope Pius II (1405), Pope Pius III (1439), Pope Pius VII (1742), and Pope Gregory XVI (1765). After him are Pope Urban VIII (1568), Pope Urban VII (1521), Pope Pius V (1504), Clare of Assisi (1193), Pope Sylvester I (300), and Catherine of Siena (1347).