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Pope Leo VI

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Pope Leo VI (880 – 12 February 929) was the bishop of Rome and nominal ruler of the Papal States for just over seven months, from June 928 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Leo VI has received more than 159,128 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Pope Leo VI is the 596th most popular religious figure (down from 594th in 2019), the 748th most popular biography from Italy (up from 750th in 2019) and the 247th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Leo VI is most famous for being the pope who started the tradition of the papal coronation.

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Among religious figures, Pope Leo VI ranks 596 out of 2,238Before him are John Knox, Macarius of Egypt, Angelus Silesius, Jacobus da Varagine, Pope Stephen VI, and Pope Severinus. After him are William Laud, Nichiren, Pope Romanus, Pope Theodore I, Theophanes the Confessor, and Tarcisius.

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Among people born in 914, Pope Leo VI ranks 1After him is Al-Muti. Among people deceased in 929, Pope Leo VI ranks 4Before him are Charles the Simple, Pope John X, and Al-Battani. After him are Adalbert I of Ivrea and Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Leo VI ranks 748 out of 4,668Before him are Jacobus da Varagine (1228), Pope Stephen VI (850), Andrea Pozzo (1642), Julius Evola (1898), Pope Severinus (600), and Alessandro Manzoni (1785). After him are Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Pope Romanus (850), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), and Jacopo Bellini (1396).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Leo VI ranks 247Before him are Pope Vigilius (500), Pope Alexander II (1010), Pope Theodore II (840), Jacobus da Varagine (1228), Pope Stephen VI (850), and Pope Severinus (600). After him are Pope Romanus (850), Tarcisius (263), Pope Stephen V (850), Alexius of Rome (400), Scholastica (480), and Pope Leo V (870).