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Pope Martin V

1369 - 1431

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Pope Martin V (Latin: Martinus V; Italian: Martino V; January/February 1369 – 20 February 1431), born Otto (or Oddone) Colonna, was the head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 11 November 1417 to his death in February 1431. His election effectively ended the Western Schism of 1378–1417. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Martin V has received more than 435,744 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Pope Martin V is the 140th most popular religious figure (up from 146th in 2019), the 168th most popular biography from Italy (up from 182nd in 2019) and the 50th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Martin V was most famous for ending the Western Schism, which was a series of disputes between the pope and the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among religious figures, Pope Martin V ranks 140 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Pius VI, Saint Blaise, Pope Leo XI, Pope Clement XII, Pope Benedict XIV, and Pope Sixtus V. After him are Barnabas, Pope Clement XIV, Catherine of Siena, Miriam, Pope Sixtus IV, and Pope Clement XI.

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Among people born in 1369, Pope Martin V ranks 2Before him is Jan Hus. After him are Imadaddin Nasimi, Muzio Attendolo Sforza, Mary de Bohun, Pippo Spano, Barsbay, and Constantine I of Georgia. Among people deceased in 1431, Pope Martin V ranks 2Before him is Joan of Arc. After him are Violant of Bar, Nuno Álvares Pereira, Dan II of Wallachia, Charles II, Duke of Lorraine, Bernard I, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and Radu II of Wallachia.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Martin V ranks 168 out of 4,668Before him are Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Luchino Visconti (1906), Pope Benedict XIV (1675), Gaius Marius (-157), Pope Sixtus V (1520), and Artemisia Gentileschi (1593). After him are Pope Clement XIV (1705), Boethius (480), Galba (-3), Catherine of Siena (1347), Pope Sixtus IV (1414), and Pompey (-106).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Martin V ranks 50Before him are John Bosco (1815), Pope Pius VI (1717), Pope Leo XI (1535), Pope Clement XII (1652), Pope Benedict XIV (1675), and Pope Sixtus V (1520). After him are Pope Clement XIV (1705), Catherine of Siena (1347), Pope Sixtus IV (1414), Pope Clement XI (1649), Pope Pius IV (1499), and Pope Gregory XII (1335).