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Pope Clement III

1130 - 1191

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Pope Clement III (Latin: Clemens III; 1130 – 20 March 1191), was the head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 19 December 1187 to his death in 1191. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Clement III has received more than 157,237 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Pope Clement III is the 342nd most popular religious figure (up from 370th in 2019), the 415th most popular biography from Italy (up from 445th in 2019) and the 157th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Clement III was most famous for being the pope who excommunicated the emperor Frederick Barbarossa.

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Among religious figures, Pope Clement III ranks 342 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Benedict I, Pope Eutychian, Pope Adeodatus II, Simeon Stylites, Pope Innocent V, and Dionysius the Areopagite. After him are Thích Nhất Hạnh, Pope Nicholas III, Kane Tanaka, Pope Marcellus I, Pope Benedict III, and Pope Sergius IV.

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Among people born in 1130, Pope Clement III ranks 2Before him is Zhu Xi. After him are William of Tyre, Saint Rosalia, Baldwin III of Jerusalem, Toghrul, Géza II of Hungary, Benjamin of Tudela, Charles VII of Sweden, Rashid ad-Din Sinan, Magnus II of Sweden, and Akka Mahadevi. Among people deceased in 1191, Pope Clement III ranks 1After him are Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia, Philip I, Count of Flanders, Theobald V, Count of Blois, William V, Marquess of Montferrat, and Conrad II, Duke of Bohemia.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Clement III ranks 415 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Benedict I (525), Pope Eutychian (300), Albano Carrisi (1943), Luigi Cherubini (1760), Lorenzo Valla (1407), and Pope Adeodatus II (610). After him are Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Pope Nicholas III (1215), Dino Zoff (1942), Tinto Brass (1933), Philolaus (-470), and Pope Marcellus I (255).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Clement III ranks 157Before him are Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Philip Neri (1515), Pope Eugene I (600), Pope Benedict I (525), Pope Eutychian (300), and Pope Adeodatus II (610). After him are Pope Nicholas III (1215), Pope Marcellus I (255), Pope Benedict III (810), Pope Sergius IV (970), Pope Marinus II (932), and Pope Celestine IV (1200).