Who were the Popes?
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PontificateStart dateEnd dateYears and days of PontificateNumber of days of Pontificate (max)English nameRegnal name (latin)Personal namePlace of birthModern-day country of birthAge at start of papacyAge at end of papacyComments
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30 - 64/67306434 to 37 years13505St. PeterPETRUSSimon Peter, Simeon Kephas, Simon The RockBethsaida, GalileaIsraeln.an.a
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64/67(?) - 76/79(?)647612 years4380St. LinusLINUSLinusTuscia (Central Tuscany)Italyn.an.a
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76/79(?) - 88769212 years or 9 years4380St. Anacletus (Cletus) ANACLETUSAnacletusProbably GreeceGreecen.an.a
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88/92 - 978897?St. Clement ICLEMENSClementRomeItalyn.an.a
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97/99 - 105/107971058 years2920St. Evaristus (Aristus)EVARISTUSAristusBethlehem, JudeaWest Bankn.an.a
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105/107 - 115/11610511510 years or 9 years3650St. Alexander IALEXANDERAlexanderRomeItalyn.an.a
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115/116 - 12511512520 years or 19 years7300St. Sixtus IXYSTUSn.aRome or GreeceGreecen.an.a
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125 - 136/13812513611 years or 13 years4745St. TelesphorusTELESPHORUSn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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136/138 - 140/1421361404 years1460St. HyginusHYGINUSn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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140/142 - 15514014215 years or 13 years5475St. Pius IPIUSn.aAquileia, Friuli, ItalyItalyn.an.a
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155 - 16615516611 years4015St. AnicetusANICETUSn.aEmesa, SyriaSyrian.an.a
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c.166 - 174/1751661748 years or 9 years3285St. Soter SOTERIUSn.aFondi, Latium, ItalyItalyn.an.a
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174/175 - 18917418915 years or 14 years5475St. EleuterusELEUTHERIUSn.aNicopoli, EpyrusGreecen.an.a
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189 - 198/1991891989 years or 10 years3650St. Victor IVICTORn.aNorthern AfricaAfrican.an.a
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199 - 21719921718 years6570St. Zephyrinus (Zephyrin)ZEPHYRINUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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c.217 - 222/2232172225 years or 6 years2190St. Callixtus ICALLISTUSn.aSpainSpainn.an.a
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222/223 - 2302222308 years or 7 years2920St. Urban IURBANUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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21 July 230 - 28 September 2352302355 years1825St. PontianPONTIANUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.aFirst pope with firm dates of office
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21 November 235 - 3 January 23623523644 days44St. AnterusANTERUSn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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10 January 236 - 20 January 25023625014 years5110St. FabianFABIANUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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6/11 March 251 - June 2532512532 years730St. CorneliusCORNELIUSn.a n.an.an.a
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25 June 253 - 5 March 254253254256 days256St. Lucius ILUCIUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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12 May 254 - 2 August 2572542573 years42St. Stephen ISTEPHANUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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30/31 August 257 - 6 August 258257258340 or 341 days341St. Sixtus IIXYSTUS Secundus&nsp;GreeceGreecen.an.a
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22 July 259 - 26 December 2682592689 years3285St. DionysiusDIONYSIUSn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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5 January 269 - 30 December 2742692745 years1825St. Felix IFELIXn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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4 January 275 - 7 December 2832752838 years2920St. EutychianEUTYCHIANUSn.a n.an.an.a
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17 December 283 - 22 April 29628329612 years4380St. CaiusCAIUSn.a n.an.an.a
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30 June 296 - 1 April 3042963087 years2555St. MarcellinusMARCELLINUSn.a n.an.an.a
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308 - 3093083091 year365St. Marcellus IMARCELLUSn.a n.an.an.a
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c.309 - c.3103093111 year365St. EusebiusEUSEBIUSn.a n.an.an.a
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2 July 311 - 10 January 3143113142 years730St. Miltiades (Melchiades)MILTIADESn.aAfricaAfrican.an.a
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31 January 314 - 31 December 33531433621 years7665St. Sylvester I SILVESTERn.aSant'Angelo a Scala, AvellinoItalyn.an.a
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18 January 336 - 7 October 336336337263 days263St. Mark MARCUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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6 February 337 - 12 April 35233735215 years5475St. Julius IIULIUS&nbs;RomeItalyn.an.a
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17 May 352 - 24 September 36635236614 years5110Liberius LIBERIUSn.a&nsp;n.an.an.aEarliest Pope not yet canonized by the Roman Church. Revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 27 August.
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1 October 366 - 11 December 38436638418 years6570St. Damasus I DAMASUSn.aIdanha-a-Velha, PortugalPortugaln.an.a
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11 December 384 - 26 November 39938439914 years5110St. SiriciusSIRICIUSn.a&nsp;n.an.an.a
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27 November 399 - 19 December 4013994012 years730St. Anastasius IANASTASIUSn.a n.an.an.a
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22 December 401 - 12 March 41740141715 years5475St. Innocent IINNOCENTIUSn.a n.an.an.a
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18 March 417 - 26 December 4184174181 year365St. ZosimusZOSIMUSn.a n.an.an.a
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28/29 December 418 - 4 September 4224184223 years1095St. Boniface I BONIFACIUSn.a n.an.an.a
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10 September 422 - 27 July 4324224329 years3285St. Celestine ICOELESTINUSn.aRome, Western Roman EmpireItalyn.an.a
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31 July 432 - March/August 4404324408 years2920St. Sixtus IIIXYSTUS Tertiusn.a n.an.an.a
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29 September 440 - 10 November 46144046121 years7665St. Leo I (Leo the Great)LEO MAGNUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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19 November 461 - 29 February 468 4614686 years2190St. HilariusHILARIUSn.aSardinia, Western Roman EmpireItalyn.an.a
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3 March 468 - 10 March 48346848315 years5475St. SimpliciusSIMPLICIUSn.aTivoli, ItalyItalyn.an.a
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13 March 483 - 1 March 4924834928 years2920St. Felix III (Felix II)FELIX Tertius (Secundus)n.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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1 March 492 - 21 November 496 4924964 years1460St. Gelasius IGELASIUSn.aAfricaAfrican.an.a
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24 November 496 - 19 November 498 4964981 year365Anastasius IIANASTASIUS Secundusn.a n.an.an.a
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22 November 498 - 19 July 51449851415 years5475St. SymmachusSYMMACHUSn.aSardiniaItalyn.an.a
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20 July 514 - 19 July 523 5145238 years2920St. HormisdasHORMISDUSn.aFrosinone, Southern Latium, ItalyItalyn.an.a
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13 August 523 - 18 May 526 5235262 years730St. John IIOANNESn.aTuscanyItalyn.an.a
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13 July 526 - 22 September 5305265304 years1460St. Felix IV (Felix III)FELIX Quartus (Tertius)n.aSamniumItalyn.an.a
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22 September 530 - 17 October 532 5305332 years730Boniface IIBONIFACIUS Secundusn.aRome to Ostrogoth parentsItalyn.an.a
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2 January 533 - 8 May 5355335352 years730John IIIOANNES SecundusMercuriusRomeItalyn.an.a
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13 May 535 - 22 April 536 535536346 days346St. Agapetus I (Agapitus)AGAPETUSn.aRome, Ostrogothic KingdomItalyn.an.a
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1 June 536 - 11 November 537 5365371 year365St. SilveriusSILVERIUSn.a Italyn.an.a
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29 March 537 - 7 June 555 53755518 years6570VigiliusVIGILIUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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16 April 556 - 4 March 561 5565615 years1825Pelagius I PELAGIUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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17 July 561 - 13 July 57456157512 years4380John IIIIOANNES TertiusCatelinusRome, Eastern Roman EmpireItalyn.an.a
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2 June 575 - 30 July 579 5755794 years5475Benedict IBENEDICTUSn.a Italyn.an.a
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26 November 579 - 7 February 59057959010 years3650Pelagius IIPELAGIUS Secundusn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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3 September 590 - 12 March 604 59060413 years4745St. Gregory I, O.S.B. (Gregory the Great)GREGORIUS MAGNUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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13 September 604 - 22 February 606 6046071 year365SabinianSABINIANUSn.aBleraItalyn.an.a
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19 February 607 - 12 November 607 607608267 days267Boniface IIIBONIFACIUS Tertiusn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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25 August 608 - 8 May 6156086156 years2190St. Boniface IV, O.S.B. BONIFACIUS Quartusn.aMarsiItalyn.an.aFirst Pope to bear the same name as his predecessor. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
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19 October 615 - 8 November 6186156193 years0Adeodatus I (Deusdedit)ADEODATUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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23 December 619 - 25 October 6256196255 years1825Boniface VBONIFACIUS Quintusn.aNaplesItalyn.an.a
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27 October 625 - 12 October 638 62563812 years4380Honorius IHONORIUSn.aCampania, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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October 638 - 2 August 640 6386401 year365SeverinusSEVERINUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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24 December 640 - 12 October 642 6406421 year0John IVIOANNES Quartusn.aZadar, Dalmatia, now CroatiaCroatian.an.a
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24 November 642 - 14 May 649 6426496 years2190Theodore ITHEODORUSn.aPalestineWest Bankn.an.a
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July 649 - 16 September 655 6496546 years2190St. Martin IMARTINUSn.aNear Todi, Umbria, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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10 August 654 - 2 June 657 6546572 years730St. Eugene I EUGENIUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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30 July 657 - 27 January 67265767214 years5110St. VitalianVITALIANUSn.aSegni, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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11 April 672 - 17 June 6766726764 years1460Adeodatus II, O.S.B.ADEODATUS Secundusn.aRome, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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2 November 676 - 11 April 678 6766781 year365DonusDONUSn.aRome, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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27 June 678 - 10 January 681 6786812 years730St. AgathoAGATHOn.aSicilyItalyn.an.a
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December 681 - 3 July 6836816841 year365St. Leo IILEO Secundusn.aSicilyItalyn.an.a
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26 June 684 - 8 May 685 684685317 days317St. Benedict IIBENEDICTUS Secundusn.aRome, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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12 July 685 - 2 August 686 6856861 year365John VIOANNES Quintusn.aSyriaSyrian.an.a
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21 October 686 - 22 September 687 686687335 days335CononCONONn.a n.an.an.a
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15 December 687 - 8 September 701 68770113 years4745St. Sergius I SERGIUSn.aSicilyItalyn.an.a
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30 October 701 - 11 January 705 7017053 years1095John VIIOANNES Sextusn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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1 March 705 - 18 October 707 7057082 years730John VIIIOANNES Septimusn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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15 January 708 - 4 February 708 70870821 days21SisinniusSISINNIUSn.aSyriaSyrian.an.a
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25 March 708 - 9 April 715 70870157 years2555ConstantineCONSTANTINUSn.aSyriaSyrian.an.aLast pope to visit Greece until John Paul II in 2001
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19 May 715 - 11 February 731 71573115 years5475St. Gregory IIGREGORIUS Secundusn.aRome, Byzantine EmpireItalyn.an.a
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18 March 731 - 28 November 741 73174110 years3650Gregory IIIGREGORIUS Tertiusn.aSyriaSyrian.an.a
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3 December 741 - 14/22 March 752 74175210 years3650St. Zachary ZACHARIASn.aGreeceGreecen.an.a
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23 March 752 - 25 March 752752752Never took office as Pope0Pope-elect StephenElectus STEPHANUSn.an.an.an.aSometimes known as Stephen II. Died three days after his election and was never consecrated into the office of Pope as such. Some lists still include his name. The Vatican sanctioned his addition to the list of popes in the sixteenth century, however he was removed in 1961. He is no longer considered a pope by the Catholic Church.
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26 March 752 - 26 April 7577527575 years1825Stephen II (Stephen III)STEPHANUS Secundus (Tertius)n.an.an.an.a
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29 May 757 - 28 June 76775776710 years3650St. Paul I PAULUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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1/7 August 767 - 24 January 772 7677724 years1460Stephen III (Stephen IV)STEPHANUS Tertius (Quartus)n.aSicilyItalyn.an.a
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1 February 772 - 26 December 795 77279523 years8395Adrian IHADRIANUSn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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26 December 795 - 12 June 816 79581620 years7300St. Leo IIILEO Tertiusn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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12 June 816 - 24 January 817 816817226 days226Stephen IV (Stephen V)STEPHANUS Quartus (Quintus)n.a Italyn.an.a
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25 January 817 - 11 February 824 8178247 years2555St. Paschal IPASCHALISn.aRomeItalyn.an.a
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