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Pope Sixtus III

390 - 440

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Pope Sixtus III was the bishop of Rome from 31 July 432 to his death on 18 August 440. His ascension to the papacy is associated with a period of increased construction in the city of Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Sixtus III has received more than 242,897 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Pope Sixtus III is the 376th most popular religious figure (down from 354th in 2019), the 453rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 428th in 2019) and the 174th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Sixtus III is most famous for being the pope during the time of the bubonic plague.

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Among religious figures, Pope Sixtus III ranks 376 out of 2,238Before him are Gregory the Illuminator, Pope Anastasius III, Pope John IX, Micah, Hannah, and Saint Timothy. After him are Pope Leo II, Thecla, Pope Adrian III, Pope Benedict VII, Pope John XI, and Pope John XVII.

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Among people born in 390, Pope Sixtus III ranks 3Before him are Pope Leo I and Flavius Aetius. After him are Bleda, Prosper of Aquitaine, Faustus of Byzantium, Festus, and Jeonji of Baekje. Among people deceased in 440, Pope Sixtus III ranks 1After him are Mesrop Mashtots, Socrates of Constantinople, and Isidore of Pelusium.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Sixtus III ranks 453 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Honorius II (1100), Pope Anastasius III (890), Pope John IX (850), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), and Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857). After him are Silvana Mangano (1930), Scipio Aemilianus (-185), Pope Leo II (611), Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Pope Adrian III (800), and Pope Benedict VII (910).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Sixtus III ranks 174Before him are Pope Victor III (1027), Pope Simplicius (420), Pope Anastasius I (340), Pope Honorius II (1100), Pope Anastasius III (890), and Pope John IX (850). After him are Pope Leo II (611), Pope Adrian III (800), Pope Benedict VII (910), Pope John XI (910), Pope John XVII (950), and Pope Lando (900).