Pope John V

635 - 686

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Pope John V (Latin: Ioannes V; died 2 August 686) was the Bishop of Rome from 23 July 685 to his death. He was the first pope of the Byzantine Papacy consecrated without prior imperial consent, and the first in a line of ten consecutive popes of Eastern origin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope John V has received more than 152,917 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Pope John V is the 423rd most popular religious figure (up from 441st in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 206th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Pope John V is most famous for being the first pope to visit Constantinople in nearly 1,000 years.

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Among religious figures, Pope John V ranks 423 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Stephen II, Peter the Hermit, Pope Stephen I, Michael I Cerularius, Gregory the Illuminator, and Saint Sava. After him are Abu Mansur al-Maturidi, Alphonsus Liguori, Dionysius the Areopagite, Pope Eleutherius, Margaret Mary Alacoque, and Pope John XI.

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Among people born in 635, Pope John V ranks 3Before him are Pope Benedict II and Pepin of Herstal. After him are Clovis II, Lambert of Maastricht, Cuthbert, and Yijing. Among people deceased in 686, Pope John V ranks 1After him are Emperor Tenmu, Umamah bint Zainab, Centwine of Wessex, and Eadric of Kent.

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Among people born in Turkey, Pope John V ranks 189 out of 1,128Before him are Pancras of Rome (289), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), Anthemius (420), Arrian (89), and Michael I Cerularius (1005). After him are Stateira II (-346), Alexios III Angelos (1153), Briseis (null), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), Abdullah Öcalan (1949), and Pope Constantine (664).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Pope John V ranks 31Before him are Theodore of Amasea (300), Pope John VII (650), Pope Sabinian (530), Gregory Palamas (1296), Pancras of Rome (289), and Michael I Cerularius (1005). After him are Pope Constantine (664), Pope John VI (655), Parascheva of the Balkans (1000), Saint Nino (296), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), and Dionysius Exiguus (475).