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Pope John X

860 - 929

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Pope John X (Latin: Ioannes X; died 28 May 928) was the bishop of Rome and nominal ruler of the Papal States from March 914 to his death. A candidate of the counts of Tusculum, he attempted to unify Italy under the leadership of Berengar of Friuli, and was instrumental in the defeat of the Saracens at the Battle of Garigliano. He eventually fell out with Marozia, who had him deposed, imprisoned, and finally murdered. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope John X has received more than 212,951 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Pope John X is the 290th most popular religious figure (down from 262nd in 2019), the 347th most popular biography from Italy (down from 318th in 2019) and the 129th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope John X was most famous for being the first pope to be deposed by a council.

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Among religious figures, Pope John X ranks 290 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Linus, Antipope John XXIII, Longinus, Sarah Baartman, Saint Veronica, and Pope Honorius IV. After him are Pope Julius I, Desmond Tutu, Pope Gregory X, Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, Pope Dionysius, and Brigham Young.

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Among people born in 860, Pope John X ranks 1After him are Robert I of France, Pope Benedict IV, Pope Sergius III, Rudaki, Ludmila of Bohemia, Theophylact I, Count of Tusculum, Arethas of Caesarea, and Acfred, Duke of Aquitaine. Among people deceased in 929, Pope John X ranks 2Before him is Charles the Simple. After him are Al-Battani, Pope Leo VI, Adalbert I of Ivrea, and Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope John X ranks 347 out of 4,668Before him are Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Cesare Maldini (1932), Pope Linus (1), Antipope John XXIII (1370), Longinus (100), and Pope Honorius IV (1210). After him are Luigi Boccherini (1743), Pope Julius I (300), Pope Gregory X (1210), Carlo Goldoni (1707), Pope Boniface I (370), and Ancus Marcius (-675).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope John X ranks 129Before him are Pope Paschal II (1050), Pope Paul II (1417), Pope Linus (1), Antipope John XXIII (1370), Longinus (100), and Pope Honorius IV (1210). After him are Pope Julius I (300), Pope Gregory X (1210), Pope Boniface I (370), Pope Gregory II (669), Vitus (290), and Pope Agatho (574).