Pope John Paul I

1912 - 1978

Pope John Paul I

Pope John Paul I (Latin: Ioannes Paulus I; Italian: Giovanni Paolo I; born Albino Luciani [alˈbiːno luˈtʃaːni]; 17 October 1912 – 28 September 1978) was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City from 26 August 1978 to his death 33 days later. He was the first pope to have been born in the 20th century. His reign is among the shortest in papal history, resulting in the most recent year of three popes and the first to occur since 1605. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope John Paul I has received more than 2,880,699 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Pope John Paul I ranks 35 out of 2,001Before him are Abu Bakr, John the Apostle, Anthony of Padua, Pope John XXIII, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Paul VI. After him are Pope Pius XII, Jonah, 14th Dalai Lama, Ignatius of Loyola, Bartholomew the Apostle, and Husayn ibn Ali.

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Among people born in 1912, Pope John Paul I ranks 3Before him are Kim Il-sung and Alan Turing. After him are Eva Braun, Jackson Pollock, Milton Friedman, Wernher von Braun, Erich Honecker, Michelangelo Antonioni, Otto von Habsburg, John Cage, and Alfredo Stroessner. Among people deceased in 1978, Pope John Paul I ranks 2Before him is Pope Paul VI. After him are Golda Meir, Aram Khachaturian, Kurt Gödel, Aldo Moro, Jacques Brel, Adolf Dassler, Giorgio de Chirico, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Manne Siegbahn, and Ramón Mercader.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope John Paul I ranks 44 out of 3,282Before him are Catherine de' Medici (1519), Tiberius (-42), Pope John XXIII (1881), Florence Nightingale (1820), Giacomo Casanova (1725), and Pope Paul VI (1897). After him are Guglielmo Marconi (1874), Pope Pius XII (1876), Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598), Maria Montessori (1870), Fibonacci (1170), and Vespasian (9).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope John Paul I ranks 4Before him are Francis of Assisi (1182), Pope John XXIII (1881), and Pope Paul VI (1897). After him are Pope Pius XII (1876), Pope Clement VII (1478), Benedict of Nursia (480), Pope Gregory I (540), Saint Valentine (226), Pope Gregory XIII (1502), Pope Pius XI (1857), and Pope Pius IX (1792).

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