Pope Nicholas IV

1227 - 1292

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Pope Nicholas IV (Latin: Nicolaus IV; 30 September 1227 – 4 April 1292), born Girolamo Masci, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 22 February 1288 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Nicholas IV has received more than 231,805 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Pope Nicholas IV is the 329th most popular religious figure (up from 357th in 2019), the 396th most popular biography from Italy (up from 431st in 2019) and the 151st most popular Religious Figure.

Pope Nicholas IV is most famous for being the pope who called for the first crusade in 1095.

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Among religious figures, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 329 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Adrian V, Pope Callixtus I, Pope Leo IV, Ubba, Pope Martin I, and Sabbatai Zevi. After him are Pope Damasus II, Ephrem the Syrian, James, son of Alphaeus, Barabbas, Philip Neri, and Pope Eugene I.

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Among people born in 1227, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 1After him are Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany, Rostislav Mikhailovich, Gurju Khatun, Chabi, and John Peckham. Among people deceased in 1292, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 2Before him is Roger Bacon. After him are Kinga of Poland, Abraham Abulafia, Thibaud Gaudin, Guiraut Riquier, and John Peckham.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 396 out of 4,668Before him are Pietro Mascagni (1863), Pope Adrian V (1205), Pope Callixtus I (180), Pope Leo IV (790), Poppaea Sabina (30), and Pope Martin I (590). After him are Alberto Moravia (1907), Carlo Ponti (1912), Umberto Boccioni (1882), Toto Cutugno (1943), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), and Alessandro Cagliostro (1743).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 151Before him are Pope Zachary (679), Pope Stephen IV (770), Pope Adrian V (1205), Pope Callixtus I (180), Pope Leo IV (790), and Pope Martin I (590). After him are Philip Neri (1515), Pope Eugene I (600), Pope Benedict I (525), Pope Eutychian (300), Pope Adeodatus II (610), and Pope Clement III (1130).