Pope Innocent XIII

1655 - 1724

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Pope Innocent XIII (Latin: Innocentius XIII; 13 May 1655 – 7 March 1724), born as Michelangelo dei Conti, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 8 May 1721 to his death in 1724. He is the last pope to date to take the pontifical name of "Innocent" upon his election. Pope Innocent XIII was reform-oriented, and he imposed new standards of frugality, abolishing excessive spending. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Innocent XIII has received more than 170,149 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Pope Innocent XIII is the 177th most popular religious figure (down from 141st in 2019), the 215th most popular biography from Italy (down from 161st in 2019) and the 71st most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Innocent XIII is most famous for issuing the papal bull, Unigenitus, in 1713. This bull condemned Jansenism, a theological movement that was seen as a threat to the Catholic Church.

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Among religious figures, Pope Innocent XIII ranks 177 out of 2,272. Before him are Pope Alexander VII, Pope Boniface IX, Bilal ibn Rabah, Padre Pio, Pope Innocent VIII, and Agnes of Rome. After him are Pope Clement IX, Rachel, Pope Joan, Pope Innocent XII, John Bosco, and Pope Leo III.

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Among people born in 1655, Pope Innocent XIII ranks 1After him are Bartolomeo Cristofori, Charles XI of Sweden, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Christian Thomasius, Zumbi, Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Rinaldo d'Este, Johann Christoph Denner, Bernard de Montfaucon, Caspar Bartholin the Younger, and Jean-François Regnard. Among people deceased in 1724, Pope Innocent XIII ranks 1After him are Louis I of Spain, Gyeongjong of Joseon, Edward Low, Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Johann Homann, Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Theile, Glückel of Hameln, Jack Sheppard, and Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Innocent XIII ranks 215 out of 4,088. Before him are Pope Alexander VII (1599), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Pope Boniface IX (1350), Padre Pio (1887), Pope Innocent VIII (1432), and Agnes of Rome (291). After him are Pope Clement IX (1600), Otho (32), Marie de' Medici (1575), Pope Innocent XII (1615), John Bosco (1815), and Pope Leo III (750).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Innocent XIII ranks 71Before him are Pope Clement XIII (1693), Pope Alexander VII (1599), Pope Boniface IX (1350), Padre Pio (1887), Pope Innocent VIII (1432), and Agnes of Rome (291). After him are Pope Clement IX (1600), Pope Innocent XII (1615), John Bosco (1815), Pope Leo III (750), Pope Gregory XIV (1535), and Pope Marcellus II (1501).