Pope Simplicius

420 - 483

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Pope Simplicius (died 2 or 10 March 483) was the bishop of Rome from 468 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Simplicius has received more than 162,152 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Pope Simplicius is the 361st most popular religious figure (down from 306th in 2019), the 434th most popular biography from Italy (down from 373rd in 2019) and the 172nd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Simplicius is most famous for his writings on the Trinity. He is also known for his support of the Nicene Creed.

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Among religious figures, Pope Simplicius ranks 361 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Sixtus III, Báb, Pope Conon, Pope Nicholas IV, Geli Raubal, and Pope Victor III. After him are Pope Sergius I, Pope Celestine IV, Pope Gregory III, Pope Stephen IV, Pope-elect Stephen, and James the Less.

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Among people born in 420, Pope Simplicius ranks 1After him are Anthemius, Majorian, Libius Severus, Orestes, Julia of Corsica, Thorismund, Valamir, and Rutilius Claudius Namatianus. Among people deceased in 483, Pope Simplicius ranks 1

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pope Simplicius ranks 434 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Sixtus III (390), Pope Conon (630), Camillo Golgi (1843), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Lorenzo Valla (1407), and Pope Victor III (1027). After him are Pierre Cardin (1922), Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), and Pope Stephen IV (770).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Simplicius ranks 172Before him are Pope Zosimus (400), Aloysius Gonzaga (1568), Pope Sixtus III (390), Pope Conon (630), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), and Pope Victor III (1027). After him are Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Pope Stephen IV (770), Pope-elect Stephen (700), Pope Clement III (1130), and Pope Marcellus I (255).