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 185,976 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Pope Dionysius is the 234th most popular religious figure (down from 233rd in 2019), the 64th most popular biography from Greece (down from 58th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 234 out of 2,272Before him are John of the Cross, Saint Veronica, Pope Felix I, Ubba, Pope Benedict XIII, and Amos. After him are Pope Pelagius I, Pope Callixtus II, Philip Neri, Pope John XII, Pope Eugene III, and Abdul Qadir Gilani.

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Among people born in 200, Pope Dionysius ranks 5Before him are Valerian, Pope Lucius I, Pope Fabian, and Cyprian. After him are Saint Cecilia, Pope Cornelius, Pope Pontian, Hua Tuo, Pope Stephen I, Celsus, and Athenaeus. 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 64 out of 855Before him are Xanthippe (-500), Constantine I of Greece (1868), Andromache (null), Seleucus I Nicator (-358), Epaminondas (-418), and Leucippus (-500). After him are Peleus (null), Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Mikis Theodorakis (1925), Isocrates (-436), Vangelis (1943), and Clement of Alexandria (150).


Among religious figures born in Greece, Pope Dionysius ranks 2Before him are Pope Sixtus II (215). After him are Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Philomena (291), Pope Hyginus (100), Dionysius the Areopagite (100), Pope Eleutherius (171), Saint Titus (13), Saint Giles (640), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), and Athenagoras of Athens (133).