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Pope Gregory V

972 - 999

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Gregory V has received more than 286,159 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Pope Gregory V is the 280th most popular religious figure (up from 295th in 2019), the 71st most popular biography from Austria (up from 79th in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Religious Figure.

Pope Gregory V is most famous for being the pope who moved the papacy back to Rome after it had been in Avignon, France for 70 years.

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Among religious figures, Pope Gregory V ranks 280 out of 2,238Before him are Moses in Islam, Caiaphas, Photios I of Constantinople, Rebecca, Saint Ursula, and Pope Paul I. After him are Pope Paschal II, Pope Paul II, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin, Pope Linus, Antipope John XXIII, and Longinus.

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Among people born in 972, Pope Gregory V ranks 2Before him is Robert II of France. After him are Emperor Shengzong of Liao, Ermesinde of Carcassonne, Ramon Borrell, Count of Barcelona, and Thorvald Eiriksson. Among people deceased in 999, Pope Gregory V ranks 1After him are Adelaide of Italy, Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia, and Bermudo II of León.

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Among people born in Austria, Pope Gregory V ranks 71 out of 1,237Before him are Fritz Lang (1890), Billy Wilder (1906), Carl Czerny (1791), Martin Buber (1878), Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), and Melanie Klein (1882). After him are Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), Anna Freud (1895), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Alban Berg (1885), and Christoph Waltz (1956).


Among religious figures born in Austria, Pope Gregory V ranks 1After him are Geli Raubal (1908), Saint Florian (250), Leopold III, Margrave of Austria (1073), Alois Hudal (1885), Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw (1590), Franz Jägerstätter (1907), Maria Schicklgruber (1795), Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria (1649), Adam Rainer (1899), Josyf Slipyj (1892), and Hermann Gmeiner (1919).