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Pope Stephen VIII

900 - 942

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Pope Stephen VIII (Latin: Stephanus VIII; died October 942) was the bishop of Rome and nominal ruler of the Papal States from 14 July 939 to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Stephen VIII has received more than 111,794 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Pope Stephen VIII is the 454th most popular religious figure (up from 567th in 2019), the 535th most popular biography from Italy (up from 710th in 2019) and the 208th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Stephen VIII is most famous for ordering the death of his predecessor, Pope Formosus.

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Among religious figures, Pope Stephen VIII ranks 454 out of 2,238Before him are Bruno of Cologne, Theodore of Amasea, Pope Telesphorus, Pope John III, Pope Zephyrinus, and Tollund Man. After him are Pope Constantine, Beatrice Portinari, Pope Hyginus, Margaret Mary Alacoque, Pope John XIV, and Zaynab bint Ali.

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Among people born in 900, Pope Stephen VIII ranks 10Before him are Photios I of Constantinople, Halfdan Ragnarsson, Pope Lando, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Pope Benedict VI, and Pope Agapetus II. After him are Pope Leo VII, Robert the Strong, Berengar II of Italy, Guy III of Spoleto, Pope Leo VIII, and Banū Mūsā. Among people deceased in 942, Pope Stephen VIII ranks 1After him are William Longsword, Saadia Gaon, Odo of Cluny, Fulk I, Count of Anjou, and Pietro Participazio.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Stephen VIII ranks 535 out of 4,668Before him are Pope John III (520), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), Giuliano Gemma (1938), Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Filippino Lippi (1457), and Pope Zephyrinus (150). After him are Gianni Rodari (1920), Lavinia Fontana (1552), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Tibullus (-50), Rodolfo Graziani (1882), and Elena Ferrante (1943).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Stephen VIII ranks 208Before him are Pope Innocent I (378), Pope Stephen II (715), Anastasia of Sirmium (281), Pope Telesphorus (100), Pope John III (520), and Pope Zephyrinus (150). After him are Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope John XIV (1000), Dominic Savio (1842), Aloysius Gonzaga (1568), Pope Leo VII (900), and Pope Pontian (200).