Pope Soter

120 - 174

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Pope Soter (Greek: Σωτήρ Latin: Soterius) was the bishop of Rome from c. 167 to his death in c. 174. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Soter has received more than 327,638 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Pope Soter is the 367th most popular religious figure (up from 495th in 2019), the 416th most popular biography from Italy (up from 579th in 2019) and the 168th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Soter is most famous for his role in the First Council of Nicaea.

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Among religious figures, Pope Soter ranks 367 out of 3,187Before him are Pope Leo VII, Sathya Sai Baba, Saint Spyridon, Al-Mansur, Pope Anastasius I, and Bahá'u'lláh. After him are Pope Clement III, Pope Sergius I, James, son of Alphaeus, Pope Anicetus, Sabbatai Zevi, and Pope Nicholas II.

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Among people born in 120, Pope Soter ranks 2Before him is Lucian. After him are Gaius, Tatian, and Parthamaspates of Parthia. Among people deceased in 174, Pope Soter ranks 1

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Soter ranks 416 out of 5,161Before him are Antonio Meucci (1808), Philip Neri (1515), Pope Leo VII (900), Charles I of Hungary (1288), Pope Anastasius I (340), and Giovanni Falcone (1939). After him are Pope Clement III (1130), Vittorio De Sica (1901), Pope Sergius I (650), Philolaus (-470), Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), and Geta (189).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Soter ranks 168Before him are Pope Benedict IX (1012), Pope Silverius (490), Pope Innocent IV (1195), Philip Neri (1515), Pope Leo VII (900), and Pope Anastasius I (340). After him are Pope Clement III (1130), Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Martin I (590), Pope Fabian (200), Matteo Ricci (1552), and Pope Zachary (679).