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Pope Felix IV

480 - 530

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Pope Felix IV (489/490 – 22 September 530) was the bishop of Rome from 12 July 526 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Felix IV has received more than 180,122 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Pope Felix IV is the 570th most popular religious figure (down from 552nd in 2019), the 696th most popular biography from Italy (down from 689th in 2019) and the 238th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Felix IV is most famous for being the first pope to be elected by the cardinals. He was also the first pope to wear the tiara, or papal crown.

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Among religious figures, Pope Felix IV ranks 570 out of 2,238Before him are Marcel Lefebvre, Al-Suyuti, Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, Louis de Montfort, Junayd of Baghdad, and Antipope Alexander V. After him are Francis of Paola, Muhammad al-Jawad, Ruqayyah bint Muhammad, Maria al-Qibtiyya, Saint Casimir, and Zayd ibn Thabit.

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Among people born in 480, Pope Felix IV ranks 4Before him are Benedict of Nursia, Boethius, and Gelimer. After him are Scholastica, Theodahad, Damascius, Dignāga, Mark of Cornwall, Eutocius of Ascalon, and Maelgwn Gwynedd. Among people deceased in 530, Pope Felix IV ranks 1After him are Antipope Dioscorus and Drest III.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Felix IV ranks 696 out of 4,668Before him are Pisanello (1395), Quintus Sertorius (-126), Ludovico Einaudi (1955), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), Theocritus (-315), and Milo of Croton (-557). After him are Francis of Paola (1416), Zeuxis (-500), Sejanus (-20), Claudio Ranieri (1951), Andrea del Castagno (1420), and Riccardo Muti (1941).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Felix IV ranks 238Before him are Pope Benedict V (930), Pope Agapetus I (490), Paul the Deacon (720), Pope Marcellinus (250), John of Capistrano (1386), and Pope Boniface II (470). After him are Francis of Paola (1416), Pope Eusebius (250), Pope Vigilius (500), Pope Alexander II (1010), Pope Theodore II (840), and Jacobus da Varagine (1228).