Pope Eugene II

780 - 827

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Pope Eugene II (Latin: Eugenius II; died 27 August 827) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from 6 June 824 to his death. A native of Rome, he was chosen by nobles to succeed Paschal I as pope despite the clergy and the people favoring Zinzinnus. The influence of the Carolingian Franks on the selection of popes was then firmly established. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Eugene II has received more than 110,544 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Pope Eugene II is the 404th most popular religious figure (down from 356th in 2019), the 478th most popular biography from Italy (down from 431st in 2019) and the 187th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Eugene II is most famous for convening the First Lateran Council in 1123.

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Among religious figures, Pope Eugene II ranks 404 out of 2,272Before him are Maya, Pope John III, Pope Boniface III, Pope Valentine, Mahavira, and Pope Leo II. After him are Gad, Pope Caius, Pope Zephyrinus, Philomena, Pope Hyginus, and Pope Anterus.

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Among people born in 780, Pope Eugene II ranks 4Before him are Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, Ahmad ibn Hanbal, and Pope Valentine. After him are Rabanus Maurus, Odo I, Count of Orléans, and Theodote. Among people deceased in 827, Pope Eugene II ranks 2Before him is Pope Valentine. After him are Emperor Jingzong of Tang and Adalard of Corbie.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Eugene II ranks 478 out of 4,088Before him are Pope John III (520), Pope Boniface III (540), Pope Valentine (780), Pope Leo II (611), Giulietta Masina (1921), and Albano Carrisi (1943). After him are Giulio Caccini (1551), Pietro Aretino (1492), Ettore Bugatti (1881), Tibullus (-50), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), and Propertius (-50).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Eugene II ranks 187Before him are Pope John XIV (1000), Pope Pontian (200), Pope John III (520), Pope Boniface III (540), Pope Valentine (780), and Pope Leo II (611). After him are Pope Zephyrinus (150), Pope Anterus (180), Pope Telesphorus (100), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope Hilarius (415), and Pope Stephen II (715).