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 111,901 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Pope Stephen VII is the 601st most popular religious figure (up from 645th in 2019), the 758th most popular biography from Italy (up from 848th in 2019) and the 253rd 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 601 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Leo VI, Menno Simons, Sumayyah bint Khabbat, Pope Benedict IV, Holofernes, and Hasan al-Askari. After him are Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, Columbanus, Billy Graham, Rāhula, Ramla bint Abi Sufyan, and Saint Spyridon.

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Among people born in 850, Pope Stephen VII ranks 11Before him are Pope John IX, Ingólfr Arnarson, Berengar I of Italy, Pope Romanus, Pope Stephen V, and Pope Stephen VI. After him are Linji Yixuan, Istakhri, Emperor Seiwa, Adelaide of Paris, Vladimir of Bulgaria, 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 758 out of 4,088Before him are Lucilla (150), Isabella d'Este (1474), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Pope Benedict IV (860), Carlo Gozzi (1720), and Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (1860). After him are Andrew III of Hungary (1265), Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Paolo Rossi (1956), Poliziano (1454), Giambattista Basile (1566), and Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples (1937).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Stephen VII ranks 253Before him are Pope Leo VII (900), Peter Lombard (1096), Angela Merici (1474), Tarcisius (263), Pope Leo VI (914), and Pope Benedict IV (860). After him are Pope Alexander II (1010), Giulia Farnese (1474), Tarcisio Bertone (1934), Pope Leo V (870), Angelo Sodano (1927), and Romuald (951).