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Pope Hyginus

100 - 142

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Pope Hyginus was the bishop of Rome from c. 138 to his death in c. 142. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Hyginus has received more than 293,347 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia. Pope Hyginus is the 457th most popular religious figure (down from 408th in 2019), the 121st most popular biography from Greece (down from 100th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Greek Religious Figure.

Pope Hyginus is most famous for his role in the development of the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.

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Among religious figures, Pope Hyginus ranks 457 out of 2,238Before him are Pope John III, Pope Zephyrinus, Tollund Man, Pope Stephen VIII, Pope Constantine, and Beatrice Portinari. After him are Margaret Mary Alacoque, Pope John XIV, Zaynab bint Ali, Dominic Savio, Charbel Makhlouf, and Aloysius Gonzaga.

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Among people born in 100, Pope Hyginus ranks 10Before him are Longinus, Dionysius the Areopagite, Thecla, James the Less, Decebalus, and Pope Telesphorus. After him are Saint Sarah, Pope Victor I, Justin Martyr, Ananias of Damascus, Philemon, and Lydia of Thyatira. Among people deceased in 142, Pope Hyginus ranks 1

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Among people born in Greece, Pope Hyginus ranks 121 out of 936Before him are Polycrates (-600), Melina Mercouri (1920), Karolos Papoulias (1929), John V Palaiologos (1332), Critias (-460), and Alexander of Greece (1893). After him are Perseus of Macedon (-212), Mardonius (-600), Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Phaedrus (-20), Diotima of Mantinea (-450), and Chilon of Sparta (-600).


Among religious figures born in Greece, Pope Hyginus ranks 7Before him are Pope Sixtus II (215), Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Pope Dionysius (200), Dionysius the Areopagite (100), Saint Titus (13), and Philomena (291). After him are Pope Eleutherius (171), Saint Giles (640), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), Athenagoras of Athens (133), and Theodore Stratelates (281).