Pope Stephen IV

770 - 817

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Pope Stephen IV (Latin: Stephanus IV; c. 770 – 24 January 817) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from June 816 to his death. Stephen belonged to a noble Roman family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Stephen IV has received more than 142,269 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Pope Stephen IV is the 365th most popular religious figure (down from 353rd in 2019), the 440th most popular biography from Italy (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 175th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Stephen IV is most famous for his persecution of the Jews.

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Among religious figures, Pope Stephen IV ranks 365 out of 2,272Before him are Geli Raubal, Pope Victor III, Pope Simplicius, Pope Sergius I, Pope Celestine IV, and Pope Gregory III. After him are Pope-elect Stephen, James the Less, Abd al-Muttalib, Saint Walpurga, Pope John IV, and Pope Clement III.

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Among people born in 770, Pope Stephen IV ranks 3Before him are Michael II and Michael I Rangabe. After him are Einhard, Ali al-Ridha, Pepin the Hunchback, Al-Hakam I, Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi, Maria of Amnia, Hugh of Tours, Theodosia, wife of Leo V, and Prokopia. Among people deceased in 817, Pope Stephen IV ranks 1After him is Yeshe Tsogyal.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Stephen IV ranks 440 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Simplicius (420), Pierre Cardin (1922), Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), and Giovanni Trapattoni (1939). After him are Pope-elect Stephen (700), Roberto Benigni (1952), Oriana Fallaci (1929), Reinhold Messner (1944), Pope Clement III (1130), and Gaius Maecenas (-68).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Stephen IV ranks 175Before him are Pope Conon (630), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Pope Victor III (1027), Pope Simplicius (420), Pope Sergius I (650), and Pope Celestine IV (1200). After him are Pope-elect Stephen (700), Pope Clement III (1130), Pope Marcellus I (255), Pope John IX (850), Pope Sergius IV (970), and Pope John XIV (1000).