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Pope Sergius II

800 - 847

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Pope Sergius II (Latin: Sergius II; died 27 January 847) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from January 844 to his death in 847. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Sergius II has received more than 171,628 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Pope Sergius II is the 539th most popular religious figure (down from 519th in 2019), the 656th most popular biography from Italy (down from 640th in 2019) and the 227th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Sergius II was most famous for being the pope who excommunicated Emperor Louis II.

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Among religious figures, Pope Sergius II ranks 539 out of 2,238Before him are Bahira, Ramla bint Abi Sufyan, Zaynab bint Khuzayma, Peter Waldo, Penitent thief, and Muhammad Ahmad. After him are Muadh ibn Jabal, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Vincent Ferrer, Hasan al-Askari, Pope Mark, and Joseph of Cupertino.

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Among people born in 800, Pope Sergius II ranks 7Before him are Björn Ironside, Pope Nicholas I, Ecgberht, King of Wessex, Pope Adrian III, Ælla of Northumbria, and Pope Boniface VI. After him are Fatima al-Fihri, Offa of Mercia, Thomas the Slav, Jayavarman II, Horik I, and Sigurd Ring. Among people deceased in 847, Pope Sergius II ranks 1After him are Al-Wathiq and Methodios I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Sergius II ranks 656 out of 4,668Before him are Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (1666), Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), John William Waterhouse (1849), Cassiodorus (487), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), and Theano (-600). After him are Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (1685), Pope Mark (290), Joseph of Cupertino (1603), Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe (1749), Catherine Cornaro (1454), and Giovanni Agnelli (1866).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Sergius II ranks 227Before him are Pope John II (470), Pope Stephen VII (850), Alphonsus Liguori (1696), Pope Anastasius II (450), Angela Merici (1474), and Pope John XIII (930). After him are Pope Mark (290), Joseph of Cupertino (1603), Camillus de Lellis (1550), Pope Donus (610), Pope Benedict V (930), and Pope Agapetus I (490).