RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Pope John I

470 - 526

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Pope John I (Latin: Ioannes I; died 18 May 526) was the bishop of Rome from 13 August 523 to his death. He was a native of Siena (or the "Castello di Serena", near Chiusdino), in Italy. He was sent on a diplomatic mission to Constantinople by the Ostrogoth King Theoderic to negotiate better treatment for Arians. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope John I has received more than 207,231 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Pope John I is the 314th most popular religious figure (down from 273rd in 2019), the 373rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 328th in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope John I was the pope from 523-526. He is most famous for being the first pope to wear a crown, which he was given by the emperor Justinian.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Pope John I ranks 314 out of 2,272Before him are Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin, Pope Alexander IV, Pope Felix III, Pope John II, Nathan, and Pope Pius I. After him are Penitent thief, Pope Gregory VI, Pope Honorius I, Pope Gelasius II, Pope Mark, and Pope Honorius II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 470, Pope John I ranks 2Before him is Pope John II. After him are Pope Boniface II, Medardus, Theudis, Caesarius of Arles, Audofleda, Caradoc, and Buddhapālita. Among people deceased in 526, Pope John I ranks 2Before him is Theodoric the Great. After him are Audofleda and Amalafrida.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pope John I ranks 373 out of 4,088Before him are Monica Bellucci (1964), Pope Felix III (440), Pope John II (470), Annibale Carracci (1560), Alessandro Cagliostro (1743), and Pope Pius I (90). After him are Pope Gregory VI (1000), Pope Honorius I (585), Pope Gelasius II (1062), Pope Mark (290), Pope Honorius II (1100), and Andrea del Sarto (1486).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Italy

Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope John I ranks 143Before him are Pope Paschal I (775), Pope Gregory X (1210), Pope Alexander IV (1200), Pope Felix III (440), Pope John II (470), and Pope Pius I (90). After him are Pope Gregory VI (1000), Pope Honorius I (585), Pope Gelasius II (1062), Pope Mark (290), Pope Honorius II (1100), and Pope Gregory IV (790).