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Pope Stephen VI

850 - 897

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Pope Stephen VI (Latin: Stephanus VI; died August 897) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from 22 May 896 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Stephen VI has received more than 510,660 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Pope Stephen VI is the 594th most popular religious figure (down from 570th in 2019), the 743rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 716th in 2019) and the 245th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Stephen VI is most famous for his involvement in the death of Pope Formosus. Stephen VI had Formosus exhumed and put on trial for perjury and other crimes. Formosus was found guilty and his body was mutilated and thrown into the Tiber River.

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Among religious figures, Pope Stephen VI ranks 594 out of 2,238Before him are Sister Lúcia, Joan Enric Vives Sicília, John Knox, Macarius of Egypt, Angelus Silesius, and Jacobus da Varagine. After him are Pope Severinus, Pope Leo VI, William Laud, Nichiren, Pope Romanus, and Pope Theodore I.

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Among people born in 850, Pope Stephen VI ranks 9Before him are Arnulf of Carinthia, Pope John IX, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Berengar I of Italy, Ingólfr Arnarson, and Pope Stephen VII. After him are Pope Romanus, Pope Stephen V, Istakhri, Linji Yixuan, Abu Zayd al-Balkhi, and Emperor Seiwa. Among people deceased in 897, Pope Stephen VI ranks 2Before him is Pope Theodore II. After him are Pope Romanus, Wilfred the Hairy, Jinseong of Silla, Buhturi, and Braslav, Duke of Lower Pannonia.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Stephen VI ranks 743 out of 4,668Before him are Gianni Agnelli (1921), Faustina the Younger (125), Beatrice Cenci (1577), Pupienus (170), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), and Jacobus da Varagine (1228). After him are Andrea Pozzo (1642), Julius Evola (1898), Pope Severinus (600), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Pope Leo VI (914), and Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Stephen VI ranks 245Before him are Francis of Paola (1416), Pope Eusebius (250), Pope Vigilius (500), Pope Alexander II (1010), Pope Theodore II (840), and Jacobus da Varagine (1228). After him are Pope Severinus (600), Pope Leo VI (914), Pope Romanus (850), Tarcisius (263), Pope Stephen V (850), and Alexius of Rome (400).