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Pope John VI

655 - 705

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Pope John VI can also refer to Pope John VI of Alexandria.Pope John VI (Latin: Ioannes VI; 655 – 11 January 705) was the bishop of Rome from 30 October 701 to his death. John VI was a Greek from Ephesus who reigned during the Byzantine Papacy. His papacy was noted for military and political breakthroughs on the Italian Peninsula. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope John VI has received more than 157,060 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Pope John VI is the 471st most popular religious figure (down from 441st in 2019), the 203rd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 197th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Pope John VI was most famous for being the pope who was in charge of the church when the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople in 1453.

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Among religious figures, Pope John VI ranks 471 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Leo VII, Saint Menas, Pope Sisinnius, Luigi Lucheni, Saint Sarah, and Gregory Palamas. After him are Pope Pontian, Simon Magus, John Climacus, 13th Dalai Lama, Abbas ibn Ali, and John Vianney.

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Among people born in 655, Pope John VI ranks 1After him is Childeric II. Among people deceased in 705, Pope John VI ranks 3Before him are Wu Zetian and Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. After him are Tiberius III, Lambert of Maastricht, Leontios, Alpaida, and Aldfrith of Northumbria.

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Among people born in Turkey, Pope John VI ranks 203 out of 1,301Before him are Anthemius (420), Yunus Emre (1240), Turgut Özal (1927), Bias of Priene (-600), Pulcheria (399), and Gregory Palamas (1296). After him are Ismihan Sultan (1544), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Michael I Cerularius (1005), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), and Sultan Cem (1459).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Pope John VI ranks 32Before him are Pope John VII (650), Parascheva of the Balkans (1000), Pope John V (635), Pope Sabinian (530), Theodore of Amasea (300), and Gregory Palamas (1296). After him are Michael I Cerularius (1005), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Dionysius Exiguus (475), Theophanes the Confessor (758), and Gregory Thaumaturgus (213).