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Pope Dionysius

200 - 268

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Pope Dionysius was the bishop of Rome from 22 July 259 to his death on 26 December 268. His task was to reorganize the Roman church, after the persecutions of Emperor Valerian I and the edict of toleration by his successor Gallienus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Dionysius has received more than 236,140 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Pope Dionysius is the 295th most popular religious figure (down from 233rd in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from Greece (down from 64th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Greek Religious Figure.

Pope Dionysius is most famous for his work in the field of biblical studies. He is also known for his work as a theologian.

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Among religious figures, Pope Dionysius ranks 295 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Honorius IV, Pope John X, Pope Julius I, Desmond Tutu, Pope Gregory X, and Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj. After him are Brigham Young, Judas Maccabeus, Pope Boniface I, Al-Tirmidhi, Pope Gregory II, and Vitus.

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Among people born in 200, Pope Dionysius ranks 6Before him are Saint Cecilia, Pope Lucius I, Cyprian, Valerian, and Pope Fabian. After him are Pope Cornelius, Hua Tuo, Pope Pontian, Athenaeus, Pope Stephen I, and Celsus. Among people deceased in 268, Pope Dionysius ranks 1After him are Gallienus, Cornelia Salonina, and Aureolus.

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Among people born in Greece, Pope Dionysius ranks 79 out of 936Before him are Constantine I of Greece (1868), Clement of Alexandria (150), Lysippos (-390), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Alcaeus of Mytilene (-620), and Paul of Greece (1901). After him are Hippias (-443), Galla Placidia (388), Hephaestion (-356), Archilochus (-680), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), and Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1882).


Among religious figures born in Greece, Pope Dionysius ranks 3Before him are Pope Sixtus II (215) and Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270). After him are Dionysius the Areopagite (100), Saint Titus (13), Philomena (291), Pope Hyginus (100), Pope Eleutherius (171), Saint Giles (640), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), and Athenagoras of Athens (133).