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Pope Vitalian

600 - 672

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Pope Vitalian (Latin: Vitalianus; died 27 January 672) was the bishop of Rome from 30 July 657 to his death. His pontificate was marked by the dispute between the papacy and the imperial government in Constantinople over Monothelitism, which Rome condemned. Vitalian tried to resolve the dispute and had a conciliatory relationship with Emperor Constans II, who visited him in Rome and gave him gifts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Vitalian has received more than 179,665 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Pope Vitalian is the 357th most popular religious figure (down from 345th in 2019), the 146th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 141st in 2019) and the 21st most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Pope Vitalian is most famous for being the Pope who ended the schism of Acacius.

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Among religious figures, Pope Vitalian ranks 357 out of 2,238Before him are Geli Raubal, Pope Honorius I, Pope Symmachus, Hosea, Saint Monica, and Muhammad al-Mahdi. After him are Saint Apollonia, Pope Zosimus, Mahavira, Saint Nino, Maya, and Pope Hormisdas.

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Among people born in 600, Pope Vitalian ranks 4Before him are Jordanes, Abu Hurairah, and Pope Eugene I. After him are Samo, Pope John IV, Abraha, Musaylimah, Zainab bint Muhammad, Abdullah ibn Masud, Bahira, and Muadh ibn Jabal. Among people deceased in 672, Pope Vitalian ranks 1After him are Emperor Tenji, Emperor Kōbun, Recceswinth, Cenwalh of Wessex, and Chad of Mercia.

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Among people born in Turkey, Pope Vitalian ranks 146 out of 1,301Before him are Justinian II (668), John I Tzimiskes (925), John VIII Palaiologos (1392), Fatma Sultan (1500), Nikephoros II Phokas (912), and Nabonidus (-555). After him are Zeno (425), Dionysius of Halicarnassus (-60), Saint Nino (296), Michael VII Doukas (1050), Narses (478), and Stilicho (359).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Pope Vitalian ranks 21Before him are Photios I of Constantinople (900), Fethullah Gülen (1941), Marcion of Sinope (85), Sabbatai Zevi (1626), Ephrem the Syrian (306), and Simeon Stylites (389). After him are Saint Nino (296), Saint Timothy (17), Thecla (100), Clement of Ohrid (840), Pope John VII (650), and Parascheva of the Balkans (1000).