Pope Hyginus

100 - 142

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Pope Hyginus was the ninth 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 234,469 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Pope Hyginus is the 409th most popular religious figure (down from 379th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Greece (down from 93rd in 2019) and the 5th 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 409 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Leo II, Pope Eugene II, Gad, Pope Caius, Pope Zephyrinus, and Philomena. After him are Pope Anterus, 13th Dalai Lama, Pope Telesphorus, Beatrice Portinari, Pope Hilarius, and Pancras of Rome.

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Among people born in 100, Pope Hyginus ranks 7Before him are Ptolemy, Joseph of Arimathea, Pope Alexander I, Longinus, James the Less, and Decebalus. After him are Pope Telesphorus, Dionysius the Areopagite, Saint Sarah, Pope Victor I, Justin Martyr, and Thecla. Among people deceased in 142, Pope Hyginus ranks 1

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Among people born in Greece, Pope Hyginus ranks 100 out of 855Before him are Polycrates (-600), Irene Papas (1929), John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Pheidippides (-600), Alexander of Greece (1893), and Philomena (291). After him are Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), Theo Angelopoulos (1935), Mardonius (-600), Djemal Pasha (1872), and Phaedrus (-20).


Among religious figures born in Greece, Pope Hyginus ranks 5Before him are Pope Sixtus II (215), Pope Dionysius (200), Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), and Philomena (291). After him are Dionysius the Areopagite (100), Pope Eleutherius (171), Saint Titus (13), Saint Giles (640), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), and Athenagoras of Athens (133).