Pope Gregory III

700 - 741

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Pope Gregory III (Latin: Gregorius III; died 28 November 741) was the bishop of Rome from 11 February 731 to his death. His pontificate, like that of his predecessor, was disturbed by Byzantine iconoclasm and the advance of the Lombards, in which he invoked the intervention of Charles Martel, although ultimately in vain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Gregory III has received more than 803,191 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Pope Gregory III is the 364th most popular religious figure (down from 348th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Syria (down from 9th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Syrian Religious Figure.

Pope Gregory III is most famous for his role in the Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons.

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Among religious figures, Pope Gregory III ranks 364 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Nicholas IV, Geli Raubal, Pope Victor III, Pope Simplicius, Pope Sergius I, and Pope Celestine IV. After him are Pope Stephen IV, Pope-elect Stephen, James the Less, Abd al-Muttalib, Saint Walpurga, and Pope John IV.

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Among people born in 700, Pope Gregory III ranks 4Before him are Pope Adrian I, Pope Paul I, and Anastasios II. After him are Pope-elect Stephen, Philippikos Bardanes, Dihya, Tiberius III, Theodosius III, Piruz Nahavandi, Abdullah ibn Saba', and Ibrahim ibn al-Walid. Among people deceased in 741, Pope Gregory III ranks 3Before him are Charles Martel and Leo III the Isaurian. After him is Theudoald.

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Among people born in Syria, Pope Gregory III ranks 11 out of 158Before him are Yazid I (647), Philip the Arab (204), Abd al-Rahman I (731), Pope Anicetus (70), Bashar al-Assad (1965), and Apollodorus of Damascus (50). After him are John Climacus (579), Muawiya II (661), Ibn Kathir (1301), Marwan II (688), Al-Nawawi (1233), and Pope Sisinnius (650).


Among religious figures born in Syria, Pope Gregory III ranks 2Before him are Pope Anicetus (70). After him are John Climacus (579), Pope Sisinnius (650), Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (1292), Émile Benveniste (1902), Maron (301), Sophronius of Jerusalem (560), Apollinaris of Laodicea (310), Ananias of Damascus (100), Romanos the Melodist (490), and Ibn Asakir (1105).