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Pope Stephen VII

850 - 931

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Pope Stephen VII (Latin: Stephanus VII; died 15 March 931) was the bishop of Rome and nominal ruler of the Papal States from February 929 to his death in 931. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Stephen VII has received more than 128,240 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Pope Stephen VII is the 514th most popular religious figure (up from 600th in 2019), the 624th most popular biography from Italy (up from 758th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Stephen VII is most famous for his role in the conflict between the Holy Roman Emperor and the Papacy, which began with the Investiture Controversy. He was a supporter of the pope's power over the emperor.

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Among religious figures, Pope Stephen VII ranks 514 out of 2,238Before him are Charles de Foucauld, Mary of Egypt, Pope Nicholas II, Pope John II, Annas, and Saint Boniface. After him are Alphonsus Liguori, Simeon, Ja'far ibn Abi Talib, John Wesley, Pope Anastasius II, and Dionysius Exiguus.

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Among people born in 850, Pope Stephen VII ranks 8Before him are Harald Fairhair, Arnulf of Carinthia, Pope John IX, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Berengar I of Italy, and Ingólfr Arnarson. After him are Pope Stephen VI, Pope Romanus, Pope Stephen V, Istakhri, Linji Yixuan, and Abu Zayd al-Balkhi. Among people deceased in 931, Pope Stephen VII ranks 1After him are Emperor Uda, Christopher Lekapenos, Beatrice of Vermandois, and Jimeno Garcés of Pamplona.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Stephen VII ranks 624 out of 4,668Before him are Pierluigi Collina (1960), Francesca da Rimini (1259), Pope John II (470), Gaius Caesar (-20), Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies (1810), and Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469). After him are Alphonsus Liguori (1696), Pope Anastasius II (450), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Charles Edward Stuart (1720), and Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Stephen VII ranks 222Before him are Pope Soter (120), Pope Silverius (490), Pope Stephen I (200), Pope Miltiades (250), Saint Eustace (10), and Pope John II (470). After him are Alphonsus Liguori (1696), Pope Anastasius II (450), Angela Merici (1474), Pope John XIII (930), Pope Sergius II (800), and Pope Mark (290).