Pope Sergius III

860 - 911

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Pope Sergius III (c. 860 − 14 April 911) was the bishop of Rome and nominal ruler of the Papal States from 29 January 904 to his death. He was pope during a period of violence and disorder in central Italy, when warring aristocratic factions sought to use the material and military resources of the papacy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Sergius III has received more than 316,799 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Pope Sergius III is the 298th most popular religious figure (down from 280th in 2019), the 355th most popular biography from Italy (down from 337th in 2019) and the 133rd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Sergius III was a pope from 904-911. He is most famous for being the pope who crowned Otto I, the Holy Roman Emperor as the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among religious figures, Pope Sergius III ranks 298 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Ursula, Al-Tirmidhi, Pope John XV, Matteo Ricci, Pope Gregory V, and Pope Lucius III. After him are Muhammad al-Mahdi, Ignatius of Antioch, Ulfilas, Pope Anastasius I, Pope Zachary, and Pope Gregory II.

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Among people born in 860, Pope Sergius III ranks 2Before him is Pope John X. After him are Robert I of France, Rudaki, Pope Benedict IV, Ludmila of Bohemia, Theophylact I, Count of Tusculum, and Arethas of Caesarea. Among people deceased in 911, Pope Sergius III ranks 1After him are Louis the Child, Ibn al-Rawandi, Wifred II, Count of Barcelona, Pietro Tribuno, and Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Sergius III ranks 355 out of 4,088Before him are Primo Levi (1919), Claudio Abbado (1933), Pope John XV (1000), Matteo Ricci (1552), Pope Lucius III (1110), and Cato the Younger (-95). After him are Gordian III (225), Scipio Aemilianus (-185), Pope Anastasius I (340), Pope Zachary (679), Pope Gregory II (669), and Aldo Moro (1916).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Sergius III ranks 133Before him are Pope Innocent IV (1195), Pope Boniface I (370), Pope Benedict II (635), Pope John XV (1000), Matteo Ricci (1552), and Pope Lucius III (1110). After him are Pope Anastasius I (340), Pope Zachary (679), Pope Gregory II (669), Pope Paschal I (775), Pope Gregory X (1210), and Pope Alexander IV (1200).