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 204,933 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia. Pope Nicholas IV is the 358th most popular religious figure (down from 322nd in 2019), the 431st most popular biography from Italy (down from 385th in 2019) and the 170th most popular Italian 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 358 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Innocent V, Aloysius Gonzaga, Sarah Baartman, Pope Sixtus III, Báb, and Pope Conon. After him are Geli Raubal, Pope Victor III, Pope Simplicius, Pope Sergius I, Pope Celestine IV, and Pope Gregory III.

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Among people born in 1227, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 1After him are Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany, Rostislav Mikhailovich, 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, John Peckham, and Guiraut Riquier.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 431 out of 4,088Before him are Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Cassiodorus (487), Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus (-300), Pope Sixtus III (390), Pope Conon (630), and Camillo Golgi (1843). After him are Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pope Victor III (1027), Pope Simplicius (420), Pierre Cardin (1922), Pope Sergius I (650), and Pope Celestine IV (1200).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Nicholas IV ranks 170Before him are Pope Cornelius (200), Pope Lando (900), Pope Zosimus (400), Aloysius Gonzaga (1568), Pope Sixtus III (390), and Pope Conon (630). After him are Pope Victor III (1027), Pope Simplicius (420), Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Pope Stephen IV (770), and Pope-elect Stephen (700).