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[edit] 1st–5th Centuries

[edit] 1st Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
30 – 64/67 Pope-peter pprubens.jpg St. Peter
PETRUS
Simon Peter

(Shimon ben Yona)

Shimon Kipha
CΙΜΗΟΝ ΚΗΦΑC(Simeon Kephas – Simon the Rock)
שמעון בן יונה
Bethsaida, Galilea Disciple of Jesus from whom he received the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven, according to Matthew 16:18–19 . Executed by crucifixion upside-down; feast day (Feast of Saints Peter and Paul) 29 June, (Chair of Saint Peter) 22 February. Recognized as the first Bishop of Rome (Pope) appointed by Christ, by the Catholic Church. Also revered as saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 29 June.
64/67(?) – 76/79(?) Linus2.jpg St. Linus
LINUS
Linus Tuscia (Northern Latium) Feast day 23 September. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 7 June.
76/79(?) – 88 Popeanacletus.JPG St. Anacletus
(Cletus)
ANACLETUS
Anacletus Probably Greece Martyred; feast day 26 April. Once erroneously split into Cletus and Anacletus[4]
88/92 – 97/101 Clemens I.jpg St. Clement I
CLEMENS
Clement Rome Feast day 23 November. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 25 November.
97/99 – 105/107 Evaristus.jpg St. Evaristus
(Aristus)
EVARISTUS
Aristus Bethlehem, Judea Feast day 26 October

[edit] 2nd Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
105/107 – 115/116 Pope Alexander I.jpg St. Alexander I
ALEXANDER
Alexander Rome Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 16 March.
115/116 – 125 SixtusI.jpg St. Sixtus I
XYSTUS
  Rome or Greece Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 10 August.
125 – 136/138 Telesphorus.JPG St. Telesphorus
TELESPHORUS
  Greece  
136/138 – 140/142 Hyginus.jpg St. Hyginus
HYGINUS
  Greece Traditionally martyred; feast day 11 January
140/142 – 155 Pius I.jpg St. Pius I
PIUS
  Aquileia, Friuli, Italy Martyred by sword; feast day 11 July
155 – 166 Papa Aniceto cropped.jpg St. Anicetus
ANICETUS
  Emesa, Syria Traditionally martyred; feast day 17 April
c.166 – 174/175 Soter.jpg St. Soter
SOTERIUS
  Fondi, Latium, Italy Traditionally martyred; feast day 22 April
174/175 – 189 Eleutherius.jpg St. Eleuterus
ELEUTHERIUS
  Nicopoli, Epyrus Traditionally martyred; feast day 6 May
189 – 198/199 Victor I..jpg St. Victor I
VICTOR
  Northern Africa  
199 – 217 Saintz05.jpg St. Zephyrinus
(Zephyrin)
ZEPHYRINUS
  Rome  

[edit] 3rd Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
c.217 – 222/223 CalixtusI.jpg St. Callixtus I
CALLISTUS
    Martyred; feast day 14 October
222/223 – 230 UrbanI.jpg St. Urban I
URBANUS
  Rome Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 25 May.
21 July 230
– 28 September 235
(5 years)
Pope Pontian.jpg St. Pontian
PONTIANUS
  Rome First pope with firm dates of office[citation needed]
21 November 235
– 3 January 236
(44 days)
Pope Anterus.jpg St. Anterus
ANTERUS
  Greece Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 5 August.
10 January 236
– 20 January 250
(14 years)
Saint Fabian1.jpg St. Fabian
FABIANUS
  Rome Feast day 20 January. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 5 August.
6/11 March 251
– June 253
(2 years)
Heiliger Cornelius.jpg St. Cornelius
CORNELIUS
    Died a martyr, through extreme hardship; feast day 16 September
25 June 253
– 5 March 254
(256 days)
Lucius I.jpg St. Lucius I
LUCIUS
  Rome Feast day 4 March
12 May 254
– 2 August 257
(3 years)
Stephen I.jpg St. Stephen I
STEPHANUS
  Rome Martyred by beheading; feast day 2 August. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with the same feast day.
30/31 August 257
– 6 August 258
(340/341 days)
PopesixtusII.jpg St. Sixtus II
XYSTUS Secundus
  Greece Martyred by beheading. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 10 August.
22 July 259
– 26 December 268
(9 years)
Pope Dionysius.jpg St. Dionysius
DIONYSIUS
  Greece Feast day 26 December
5 January 269
– 30 December 274
(5 years)
PopeFelixI.jpg St. Felix I
FELIX
  Rome  
4 January 275
– 7 December 283
(8 years)
Eutychian.jpg St. Eutychian
EUTYCHIANUS
     
17 December 283
– 22 April 296
(12 years)
PCaius.jpg St. Caius
CAIUS
    Martyred (according to legend) Feast day 22 April. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 11 August.
30 June 296
– 1 April 304
(7 years)
Marcellinus.jpg St. Marcellinus
MARCELLINUS
    Feast day 26 April. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 7 June.

[edit] 4th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
308 – 309 Papa Marcelo I.jpg St. Marcellus I
MARCELLUS
     
c.309 – c.310 Eusebius.jpg St. Eusebius
EUSEBIUS
     
2 July 311
– 11 January 314
(2 years)
Pope miltiades.jpg St. Miltiades
(Melchiades)
MILTIADES
  Africa First pope after the end of the persecution of Christians through the Edict of Milan (313 AD) issued by Constantine the Great
31 January 314
– 31 December 335
(21 years)
Sylvester I.jpg St. Sylvester I
SILVESTER
  Sant'Angelo a Scala, Avellino Feast day 31 December. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 2 January. First Council of Nicaea, 325.
18 January 336
– 7 October 336
(263 days)
Marcus (papa).jpg St. Mark
MARCUS
  Rome Feast day 7 October
6 February 337
– 12 April 352
(15 years)
Iulius I.jpg St. Julius I
IULIUS
  Rome  
17 May 352
– 24 September 366
(14 years)
Paderborner Dom Dreifaltigkeitskapelle Liborius.jpg Liberius
LIBERIUS
    Earliest Pope not yet canonized by the Roman Church. Revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 27 August.
1 October 366
– 11 December 384
(18 years)
Saintdamasus.png St. Damasus I
DAMASUS
  Idanha-a-Velha, Portugal Patron of Jerome, commissioned the Vulgate translation of the Bible. Council of Rome, 382
11 December 384
– 26 November 399
(14 years)
Siricius.jpg St. Siricius
Papa SIRICIUS
    First Bishop of Rome to employ the title "Papa" ("Pope")
27 November 399
– 19 December 401
(2 years)
Anastasius I.jpg St. Anastasius I
Papa ANASTASIUS
     

[edit] 5th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
22 December 401
– 12 March 417
(15 years)
Innocentius I.jpg St. Innocent I
Papa INNOCENTIUS
    Visigoth Sack of Rome (410) under Alaric
18 March 417
– 26 December 418
(1 year)
Zosimus.jpg St. Zosimus
Papa ZOSIMUS
     
28/29 December 418
– 4 September 422
(3 years)
Pope Boniface I.jpg St. Boniface I
Papa BONIFACIUS
     
10 September 422
– 27 July 432
(9 years)
Celestine1pope.jpg St. Celestine I
Papa COELESTINUS
  Rome, Western Roman Empire Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 8 April.
31 July 432
– March/August 440
(8 years)
Sixtuspope3.jpg St. Sixtus III
Papa XYSTUS Tertius
     
29 September 440
– 10 November 461
(21 years)
Greatleoone.jpg St. Leo I
(Leo the Great)
Papa LEO MAGNUS
  Rome Convinced Attila the Hun to turn back his invasion of Italy. Feast day 10 November. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 18 February.
19 November 461
– 29 February 468
(6 years)
Nuremberg chronicles - Hilarius, Pope (CXXXVIv).jpg St. Hilarius
Papa HILARIUS
  Sardinia, Western Roman Empire  
3 March 468
– 10 March 483
(15 years)
Sansimpliciopapa.jpg St. Simplicius
Papa SIMPLICIUS
  Tivoli, Italy  
13 March 483
– 1 March 492
(8 years)
Felix3.jpg St. Felix III (Felix II)
Papa FELIX Tertius (Secundus)
  Rome Sometimes called Felix II
1 March 492
– 21 November 496
(4 years)
Papa Gelasio I.jpg St. Gelasius I
Papa GELASIUS
  Africa  
24 November 496
– 19 November 498
(1 year)
Anastasius II.jpg Anastasius II
Papa ANASTASIUS Secundus
     
22 November 498
– 19 July 514
(15 years)
Simmaco - mosaico Santa Agnese fuori le mura.jpg St. Symmachus
Papa SYMMACHUS
  Sardinia  

[edit] 6th–10th Centuries

[edit] 6th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
20 July 514
– 19 July 523
(8 years)
Hormispope.jpg St. Hormisdas
Papa HORMISDUS
  Frosinone, Southern Latium, Italy Father of Pope Silverius
13 August 523
– 18 May 526
(2 years)
Papa Ioannes I.jpg St. John I
Papa IOANNES
  Tuscany  
13 July 526
– 22 September 530
(4 years)
Pope Felix III.jpg St. Felix IV (Felix III)
Papa FELIX Quartus (Tertius)
  Samnium Sometimes called Felix III
22 September 530
– 17 October 532
(2 years)
Boniface II.jpg Boniface II
Papa BONIFACIUS Secundus
  Rome to Ostrogoth parents  
2 January 533
– 8 May 535
(2 years)
Johannes II.jpg John II
Papa IOANNES Secundus
Mercurius Rome First pope to not use personal name. This was due to Mercury being a Roman god.
13 May 535
– 22 April 536
(346 days)
Agapitus I.jpg St. Agapetus I
(Agapitus)
Papa AGAPETUS
  Rome, Ostrogothic Kingdom Feast days 22 April, 20 September. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 17 April.
1 June 536
– 11 November 537
(1 year)
Silverius.jpg St. Silverius
Papa SILVERIUS
    Exiled; feast day 20 June, son of Pope Hormisdas
29 March 537
– 7 June 555
(18 years)
Vigilius.jpg Vigilius
Papa VIGILIUS
  Rome  
16 April 556
– 4 March 561
(5 years)
Pope Pelagius I.jpg Pelagius I
Papa PELAGIUS
  Rome  
17 July 561
– 13 July 574
(12 years)
Papa Joao III.jpg John III
Papa IOANNES Tertius
Catelinus Rome, Eastern Roman Empire  
2 June 575
– 30 July 579
(4 years)
Benedict I.jpg Benedict I
Papa BENEDICTUS
     
26 November 579
– 7 February 590
(10 years)
PopePelagiusII.jpg Pelagius II
Papa PELAGIUS Secundus
  Rome  
3 September 590
– 12 March 604
(13 years)
Gregorythegreat.jpg St. Gregory I, O.S.B.
(Gregory the Great)
Papa GREGORIUS MAGNUS
  Rome First to formally employ the titles "Servus servorum Dei" and "Pontifex Maximus". Feast day 3 September. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 12 March.

[edit] 7th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
13 September 604
– 22 February 606
(1 year)
Sabinian.jpg Sabinian
Papa SABINIANUS
  Blera  
19 February 607
– 12 November 607
(267 days)
Boniface III.jpg Boniface III
Papa BONIFACIUS Tertius
  Rome  
25 August 608
– 8 May 615
(6 years)
Boniface IV.jpg St. Boniface IV, O.S.B.
Papa BONIFACIUS Quartus
  Marsi First Pope to bear the same name as his predecessor. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
19 October 615
– 8 November 618
(3 years)
70px Adeodatus I
(Deusdedit)
Papa ADEODATUS
  Rome Sometimes called Deusdedit, and then Pope Adeodatus II is called Pope Adeodatus without a number
23 December 619
– 25 October 625
(5 years)
Papa Bonifacio V.jpg Boniface V
Papa BONIFACIUS Quintus
  Naples  
27 October 625
– 12 October 638
(12 years)
Onorio I - mosaico Santa Agnese fuori le mura.jpg Honorius I
Papa HONORIUS
  Campania, Byzantine Empire  
October 638
– 2 August 640
(1 year)
Severinopapa.jpg Severinus
Papa SEVERINUS
  Rome  
24 December 640
– 12 October 642
(1 year)
Murner History Cod Karlsruhe 3117 (crop).jpg John IV
Papa IOANNES Quartus
  Zadar, Dalmatia, now Croatia  
24 November 642
– 14 May 649
(6 years)
Theodorus I.jpg Theodore I
Papa THEODORUS
  Palestine  
July 649
– 16 September 655
(6 years)
Pope Martin I.jpg St. Martin I
Papa MARTINUS
  Near Todi, Umbria, Byzantine Empire Feast Day 12 November. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 14 April.
10 August 654
– 2 June 657
(2 years)
PopeeugeneI.jpg St. Eugene I
Papa EUGENIUS
  Rome  
30 July 657
– 27 January 672
(14 years)
Pope Vitalian.jpg St. Vitalian
Papa VITALIANUS
  Segni, Byzantine Empire  
11 April 672
– 17 June 676
(4 years)
Adeodatus II.jpg Adeodatus II, O.S.B.
Papa ADEODATUS Secundus
  Rome, Byzantine Empire Sometimes called Pope Adeodatus (without a number) when Pope Adeodatus I is called Pope Deusdedit. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
2 November 676
– 11 April 678
(1 year)
Popedonus.jpg Donus
Papa DONUS
  Rome, Byzantine Empire  
27 June 678
– 10 January 681
(2 years)
Agatho.gif St. Agatho
Papa AGATHO
  Sicily Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 20 February.
December 681
– 3 July 683
(1 year)
LeoII-s.jpg St. Leo II
Papa LEO Secundus
  Sicily Feast day 3 July
26 June 684
– 8 May 685
(317 days)
BenedictII.jpg St. Benedict II
Papa BENEDICTUS Secundus
  Rome, Byzantine Empire Feast day 7 May
12 July 685
– 2 August 686
(1 year)
Johannes V.jpg John V
Papa IOANNES Quintus
  Syria  
21 October 686
– 22 September 687
(335 days)
Konon.jpg Conon
Papa CONON
     
15 December 687
– 8 September 701
(3 years)
Sergius I.jpg St. Sergius I
Papa SERGIUS
  Sicily  

[edit] 8th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
30 October 701
– 11 January 705
(3 years)
John VI.jpg John VI
Papa IOANNES Sextus
  Greece  
1 March 705
– 18 October 707
(2 years)
Byzantinischer Mosaizist um 705 002.jpg John VII
Papa IOANNES Septimus
  Greece Second pope to bear the same name as his predecessor
15 January 708
– 4 February 708
(21 days)
Sisinnius.jpg Sisinnius
Papa SISINNIUS
  Syria  
25 March 708
– 9 April 715
(7 years)
Costantinopapa.jpg Constantine
Papa CONSTANTIUS
  Syria Last pope to visit Greece until John Paul II in 2001
19 May 715
– 11 February 731
(15 years)
StgregoryII.jpg St. Gregory II
Papa GREGORIUS Secundus
  Rome, Byzantine Empire Feast day 11 February
18 March 731
– 28 November 741
(10 years)
SangregorioIII.jpg Gregory III
Papa GREGORIUS Tertius
  Syria Third pope to bear the same name as his predecessor
3 December 741
– 14/22 March 752
(10 years)
Pope Zachary.jpg St. Zachary
Papa ZACHARIAS
  Greece Feast day 15 March
23 March 752
– 25 March 752
(Never took office as Pope.)
Stef2pope.jpg Pope-elect Stephen
Papa Electus STEPHANUS
    Sometimes 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.
26 March 752
– 26 April 757
(5 years)
La donacion de Pipino el Breve al Papa Esteban II.jpg Stephen II (Stephen III)
Papa STEPHANUS Secundus (Tertius)
    Sometimes called Stephen III
29 May 757
– 28 June 767
(10 years)
Paul I.jpg St. Paul I
Papa PAULUS
  Rome  
1/7 August 767
– 24 January 772
(4 years)
StephenIII.jpg Stephen III (Stephen IV)
Papa STEPHANUS Tertius (Quartus)
  Sicily Sometimes called Stephen IV
1 February 772
– 26 December 795
(23 years)
Pope Adrian I.jpg Adrian I
Papa HADRIANUS
  Rome  
26 December 795
– 12 June 816
(20 years)
Leo III.jpg St. Leo III
Papa LEO Tertius
  Rome Crowned Charlemagne Imperator Augustus on Christmas Day, 800, thereby initiating what would become the office of Holy Roman Emperor requiring the imprimatur of the pope for its legitimacy

[edit] 9th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Election / Death or Resigned # years as Pope Notes
12 June 816 – 24 January 817 Stephen IV.jpg Stephen IV (Stephen V)
Papa STEPHANUS Quartus (Quintus)
      <1 Sometimes called Stephen V
25 January 817 – 11 February 824 Apsis - Paschalis I..gif St. Paschal I
Papa PASCHALIS
  Rome   7  
8 May 824 – August 827 Eugene II.jpg Eugene II
Papa EUGENIUS Secundus
  Rome   3  
August 827 – September 827 Valentine.jpg Valentine
Papa VALENTINUS
  Rome   <1  
827 – January 844 Greg4papa.jpg Gregory IV
Papa GREGORIUS Quartus
  Rome   17  
January 844 – 7 January 847 SergiusII.jpg Sergius II
Papa SERGIUS Secundus
  Rome   3  
January 847 – 17 July 855 Pope St. Leo IV.jpg St. Leo IV, O.S.B.
Papa LEO Quartus
  Rome   8 Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
855 – 7 April 858 Ben3pope.jpg Benedict III
Papa BENEDICTUS Tertius
  Rome      
24 April 858 – 13 November 867 NicholasI.jpg St. Nicholas I
(Nicholas the Great)
Papa NICOLAUS MAGNUS
  Rome   9  
14 December 867 – 14 December 872 Adrian II.jpg Adrian II
Papa HADRIANUS Secundus
  Rome   5  
14 December 872 – 16 December 882 GiovanniVIII.jpg John VIII
Papa IOANNES Octavus
  Rome   10  
16 December 882 – 15 May 884 Marinus I.jpg Marinus I
Papa MARINUS
  Gallese, Rome   1  
17 May 884 – c.September 885 Papa Adriano III.jpg St. Adrian III
Papa HADRIANUS Tertius
  Rome      
885 – 14 September 891 Stephen V.jpg Stephen V (Stephen VI)
Papa STEPHANUS Quintus (Sextus)
  Rome     Sometimes called Stephen VI
19 September 891 – 4 April 896 PopeFormosusBW.jpg Formosus
Papa FORMOSUS
  Ostia   4 Posthumously ritually executed following the Cadaver Synod
4 April 896 – 19 April 896 Boniface VI.jpg Boniface VI
Papa BONIFACIUS Sextus
  Rome   <1  
22 May 896 – August 897 Stephen VI.jpg Stephen VI (Stephen VII)
Papa STEPHANUS Sextus (Septimus)
      1 Sometimes called Stephen VII
August 897 – November 897 Romano papa.jpg Romanus
Papa ROMANUS
  Gallese, Rome   <1  
December 897 TeodoroII.jpg Theodore II
Papa THEODORUS Secundus
  Rome   <1  
January 898 – January 900 John IX.jpg John IX, O.S.B.
Papa IOANNES Nonus
  Tivoli, Italy     Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
900 – 903 BenedettoIV.jpg Benedict IV
Papa BENEDICTUS Quartus
  Rome      

[edit] 10th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Election / Death or Resigned # years as Pope Notes
July 903 – September 903 Pope Leo V.jpg Leo V
Papa LEO Quintus
  Ardea   <1  
29 January 904 – 14 April 911 SergiusIII.jpg Sergius III
Papa SERGIUS Tertius
  Rome   7 "Saeculum obscurum" begins
April 911 – June 913 120-anastasio3.jpg Anastasius III
Papa ANASTASIUS Tertius
  Rome   2  
July/August 913 – February/March 914 Landopapa.jpg Lando
Papa LANDO
  Sabina, Italy   <1  
March 914 – May 928 IoannesX.jpg John X
Papa IOANNES Decimus
  Romagna, Italy   14  
May 928 – December 928 LeoVIpapa.jpg Leo VI
Papa LEO Sextus
  Rome   <1  
December 928 – February 931 Stephen VII.jpg Stephen VII
Papa STEPHANUS Septimus (Octavus) (Stephen VIII)
  Rome   2 Sometimes called Stephen VIII
February/March 931 – December 935 Ioannes XI.jpg John XI
Papa IOANNES Undecimus
  Rome   4  
3 January 936 – 13 July 939 Leone-VII.jpg Leo VII, O.S.B.
Papa LEO Septimus
      3 Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
14 July 939 – October 942 Stephen VIII.JPG Stephen VIII
Papa STEPHANUS Octavus (Nonus) (Stephen IX)
  Germany   3 Sometimes called Stephen IX
30 October 942 – May 946 Marinus II.jpg Marinus II
Papa MARINUS Secundus
  Rome   3  
10 May 946 – December 955 Agapito II.jpg Agapetus II
Papa AGAPETUS Secundus
  Rome   9  
16 December 955 – 14 May 964 GiovanniXII.png John XII
Papa IOANNES Duodecimus
Octavian Rome   8 Deposed in 963 by Emperor Otto invalidly; end of the "Saeculum obscurum"
22 May 964 – 23 June 964 BenedettoV.jpg Benedict V
Papa BENEDICTUS Quintus
  Rome   <1 Elected after John XII's death by the people of Rome, in opposition to the Antipope Leo VIII who was appointed by Emperor Otto; Benedict accepted his deposition in 964 leaving Leo as sole pope.
July 964 – 1 March 965 Leo VIII.jpg Leo VIII
Papa LEO Octavus
  Rome   <1 Appointed antipope by Emperor Otto in 963 in opposition to John XII and Benedict V. He became the true Pope after Benedict V was deposed
1 October 965 – 6 September 972 Ikkon Papa Giovanni XIII 2 small.JPG John XIII
Papa IOANNES Tertius Decimus
  Rome   6  
19 January 973 – June 974 BenedettoVI.jpg Benedict VI
Papa BENEDICTUS Sextus
  Rome, Papal States   1 Deposed and murdered
October 974 – 10 July 983 BenedettoVII.jpg Benedict VII
Papa BENEDICTUS Septimus
  Rome   8  
December 983 – 20 August 984 IoannesXIV.jpg John XIV
Papa IOANNES Quartus Decimus
Pietro Campanora Pavia   <1  
August 985 – March 996 IoannesXV.jpg John XV
Papa IOANNES Quintus Decimus
  Rome   10  
3 May 996 – 18 February 999 Otto III wird von Papst Gregor V. zum Kaiser gesalbt.jpg Gregory V
Papa GREGORIUS Quintus
Bruno of Carinthia Germany, Holy Roman Empire   2 First German Pope
2 April 999 – 12 May 1003 Silvester II.JPG Sylvester II
Papa SILVESTER Secundus
Gerbert d'Aurillac Auvergne region of France   4 First French Pope

[edit] 11th–15th Centuries

[edit] 11th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
June 1003
– December 1003
Papa Joao XVII.jpg John XVII
Papa IOANNES Septimus Decimus
Siccone Rome, Papal States  
25 December 1003
– July 1009
(5 years)
Ioannes XVIII.jpg John XVIII
Papa IOANNES DuodeVicesimus
Giovanni Fasano; Phasianus Rapagnano, Papal States  
31 July 1009
– 12 May 1012
(2 years)
Sergius IV.jpg Sergius IV
Papa SERGIUS Quartus
Pietro Boccapecora Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
18 May 1012
– 9 April 1024
(11 years)
B Benedikt VIII.jpg Benedict VIII
Papa BENEDICTUS Octavus
Theophylactus II, Conti di Tusculum Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
April/May 1024
– 20 October 1032
(8 years)
B Johannes XIX.jpg John XIX
Papa IOANNES UndeVicesimus
Romanus, Conti di Tusculum Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
1032 – 1044 BenedictusIX.jpg Benedict IX
Papa BENEDICTUS Nonus
Theophylactus III, Conti di Tusculum Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire 1st Term
1045 Silvestro3.jpg Sylvester III
Papa SILVESTER Tertius
John, Bishop of Sabina Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Validity of election questioned; considered Anti-Pope; deposed at the Council of Sutri.
1045 – 1046 BenedictusIX.jpg Benedict IX
Papa BENEDICTUS Nonus
Theophylactus III, Conti di Tusculum Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire 2nd Term; deposed at the Council of Sutri
April/May 1045
– 20 December 1046
(1 year)
B Gregor VI.jpg Gregory VI
Papa GREGORIUS Sextus,
Johannes Gratianus Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Deposed at the Council of Sutri
24 December 1046
– 9 October 1047
(289 days)
Pope clement II.jpg Clement II
Papa CLEMENS Secundus
Suidger Hornburg, Duchy of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire  
November 1047
– 1048
BenedictusIX.jpg Benedict IX
Papa BENEDICTUS Nonus
Theophylactus III, Conti di Tusculum Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire 3rd Term; deposed and excommunicated
17 July 1048
– 9 August 1048
(23 days)
B Damasus II1.jpg Damasus II
Papa DAMASUS Secundus
Poppo Pildenau, Duchy of Bavaria, Holy Roman Empire  
12 February 1049
– 19 April 1054
(5 years)
Leon IX.jpg St. Leo IX
Papa LEO Nonus
Bruno, Count of Dagsbourg Eguisheim, Swabia, Holy Roman Empire In 1054, Leo IX and Patriarch of Constantinople Michael I Cerularius excommunicated each other, beginning the still-existing East-West schism.
13 April 1055
– 28 July 1057
(2 years)
Vicii bild.jpg Victor II
Papa VICTOR Secundus
Gebhard, Count of Calw, Tollenstein, and Hirschberg Kingdom of Germany, Holy Roman Empire  
2 August 1057
– 29 March 1058
(241 days)
B Stephan IX.jpg Stephen IX (Stephen X), O.S.B.
Papa STEPHANUS Nonus (Decimus)
Frédéric de Lorraine Duchy of Lorraine, Holy Roman Empire Sometimes called Stephen X. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
6 December 1058
– 27 July 1061
(2 years)
Papa Nicolau II.jpg Nicholas II
Papa NICOLAUS Secundus
Gérard de Bourgogne Château de Chevron, Kingdom of Arles  
30 September 1061
– 21 April 1073
(11 years)
Papa Alexandre II.jpg Alexander II
Papa ALEXANDER Secundus
Anselmo da Baggio Milan, Italy, Holy Roman Empire  
22 April 1073
– 25 May 1085
(12 years)
Pope Gregory VII.jpg St. Gregory VII, O.S.B.
Papa GREGORIUS Septimus
Hildebrand Sovana, Italy, Holy Roman Empire Restricted the use of title "Papa" to the Bishop of Rome. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
24 May 1086
– 16 September 1087
(1 year)
Victor III.jpg Bd. Victor III, O.S.B.
Papa VICTOR Tertius
Desiderio; Desiderius; Dauferius Benevento, Duchy of Benevento Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
12 March 1088
– 29 July 1099
(11 years)
BlUrban II.gif Bd. Urban II, O.S.B.
Papa URBANUS Secundus
Odo of Lagery Lagery, County of Champagne, France Started the First Crusade. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
13 August 1099
– 21 January 1118
(18 years)
B Paschalis II.jpg Paschal II, O.S.B.
Papa PASCHALIS Secundus
Raniero Bleda, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.

[edit] 12th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
24 January 1118
– 28 January 1119
(1 year)
GelasioII.gif Gelasius II, O.S.B.
Papa GELASIUS Secundus
Giovanni Coniulo Gaeta, Principality of Capua Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
2 February 1119
– 13 December 1124
(5 years)
Callistus II.gif Callixtus II
Papa CALLISTUS Secundus
Guido, Comte de Bourgogne Quingey, County of Burgundy, Holy Roman Empire Opened the First Council of the Lateran in 1123
15 December 1124
– 13 February 1130
(5 years)
B Honorius II.jpg Honorius II, Can.Reg.
Papa HONORIUS Secundus
Lamberto Scannabecchi Fiagnano, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Canon Regular of S. Maria di San Reno
14 February 1130
– 24 September 1143
(13 years)
B Innozenz II.jpg Innocent II, Can.Reg.
Papa INNOCENTIUS Secundus
Gregorio Papareschi Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Canon Regular of Lateran; Convened the Second Council of the Lateran, 1139
26 September 1143
– 8 March 1144
(164 days)
Caelestinus II.jpg Celestine II
Papa COELESTINUS Secundus
Guido Città di Castello, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
12 March 1144
– 15 February 1145
(340 days)
B Lucius II.jpg Lucius II, Can.Reg.
Papa LUCIUS Secundus
Gerardo Caccianemici dal Orso Bologna, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Canon Regular of S. Frediano di Lucca
15 February 1145
– 8 July 1153
(8 years)
B Eugen III.jpg Bd. Eugene III, O.Cist.
Papa EUGENIUS Tertius
Bernardo da Pisa Pisa, Republic of Pisa, Holy Roman Empire Member of the Order of Cistercians.
8 July 1153
– 3 December 1154
(1 year)
B Anastasius IV.jpg Anastasius IV
Papa ANASTASIUS Quartus
Corrado Demetri della Suburra Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
4 December 1154
– 1 September 1159
(4 years)
Pope Hadrian IV.jpg Adrian IV, O.S.A.
Papa HADRIANUS Quartus
Nicholas Breakspear Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, Kingdom of England First and only English pope; purportedly granted Ireland to Henry II, King of England. Member of the Order of St. Augustine.
7 September 1159
– 30 August 1181
(21 years)
B-Alexander III1.jpg Alexander III
Papa ALEXANDER Tertius
Rolando Siena, Italy, Holy Roman Empire Convened the Third Council of the Lateran, 1179
1 September 1181
– 25 November 1185
(4 years)
Pope Lucius III.png Lucius III
Papa LUCIUS Tertius
Ubaldo Lucca, Italy, Holy Roman Empire  
25 November 1185
– 19 October 1187
(1 year)
B Urban III.jpg Urban III
Papa URBANUS Tertius
Uberto Crivelli Cuggiono, Italy, Holy Roman Empire  
21 October 1187
– 17 December 1187
(57 days)
B Gregor VIII.jpg Gregory VIII, Can.Reg.
Papa GREGORIUS Octavus
Alberto di Morra Benevento, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Canon Regular Premostratense. Proposed the Third Crusade
19 December 1187
– 20 March 1191[5]
(3 years)
B Clemens III.jpg Clement III
Papa CLEMENS Tertius
Paolo Scolari Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
21 March 1191
– 8 January 1198
(6 years)
Celestin III.jpg Celestine III
Papa COELESTINUS Tertius
Giacinto Bobone Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
8 January 1198
– 16 July 1216
(18 years)
Innozenz3.jpg Innocent III
Papa INNOCENTIUS Tertius
Lothario dei Conti di Segni Gavignano, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Convened the Fourth Council of the Lateran, 1215. Initiated the Fourth Crusade.

[edit] 13th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
18 July 1216
– 18 March 1227
(10 years)
B Honorius III3.jpg Honorius III
Papa HONORIUS Tertius
Cencio Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Initiated the Fifth Crusade.
19 March 1227
– 22 August 1241
(14 years)
Gregory IX bas-relief in the U.S. House of Representatives chamber.jpg Gregory IX
Papa GREGORIUS Nonus
Ugolino dei Conti di Segni Anagni, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Canonized Elisabeth of Hungary, 1235
25 October 1241
– 10 November 1241
(17 days)
B Colestin IV.jpg Celestine IV
Papa COELESTINUS Quartus
Goffredo Castiglioni Milan, Italy, Holy Roman Empire Died before coronation.
25 June 1243
– 7 December 1254
(11 years)
Innocent IV - Council of Lyon - 002r detail.jpg Innocent IV
Papa INNOCENTIUS Quartus
Sinibaldo Fieschi Genoa, Republic of Genoa, Holy Roman Empire Convened the First Council of Lyons, 1245
12 December 1254
– 25 May 1261
(6 years)
B Alexander IV.jpg Alexander IV
Papa ALEXANDER Quartus
Rinaldo dei Conti di Jenne Jenne, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
29 August 1261
– 2 October 1264
(3 years)
Pope Urban IV.jpg Urban IV
Papa URBANUS Quartus
Jacques Pantaléon Troyes, County of Champagne, France  
5 February 1265
– 29 November 1268
(3 years)
Papst Clemens IV.jpg Clement IV
Papa CLEMENS Quartus
Gui Faucoi Saint-Gilles, Languedoc, France  
29 November 1268
– 1 September 1271
(2 years)
Ombrellino-keys.svg interregnum Almost 3 year period without a valid pope elected. This was due to a deadlock among cardinals voting for the pope.
1 September 1271
– 10 January 1276
(4 years)
B Gregor X.jpg Bd. Gregory X
Papa GREGORIUS Decimus
Tebaldo Visconti Piacenza, Italy, Holy Roman Empire Convened the Second Council of Lyons, 1274.
21 January 1276
– 22 June 1276
InnocentV.jpg Bd. Innocent V, O.P.
Papa INNOCENTIUS Quintus
Pierre de Tarentaise County of Savoy, Holy Roman Empire Member of the Dominican Order.
11 July 1276
– 18 August 1276
Papa Adriano V.jpg Adrian V
Papa HADRIANUS Quintus
Ottobuono Fieschi Genoa, Republic of Genoa, Holy Roman Empire  
8 September 1276
– 20 May 1277
B Johannes XXI.jpg John XXI
Papa IOANNES Vicesimus Primus
Pedro Hispano Lisbon, Portugal Due to a confusion over the numbering of popes named John in the 13th century, there was no John XX. Killed in the collapse of his scientific laboratory
25 November 1277
– 22 August 1280
(2 years)
NicholasIII.jpg Nicholas III
Papa NICOLAUS Tertius
Giovanni Gaetano Orsini Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire
22 February 1281
– 28 March 1285
(4 years)
B Martin IV.jpg Martin IV
Papa MARTINUS Quartus
Simon de Brion Meinpicien, Touraine, France  
2 April 1285
– 3 April 1287
(2 years)
PopeOnorioIV.jpg Honorius IV
Papa HONORIUS Quartus
Giacomo Savelli Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  
22 February 1288
– 4 April 1292
(4 years)
NicholasIV.jpg Nicholas IV, O.F.M.
Papa NICOLAUS Quartus
Girolamo Masci Lisciano, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Member of the Franciscan Order.
4 April 1292
– 5 July 1294
(2 years)
Ombrellino-keys.svg interregnum 2 year period without a valid pope elected. This was due to a deadlock among cardinals voting for the pope.
5 July 1294
– 13 December 1294
(223 days)
Celestin 5 statue.jpg St. Celestine V, O.S.B.
Papa COELESTINUS Quintus
Pietro da Morrone Sant' Angelo Limosano, Kingdom of Sicily One of only two popes who abdicated. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
24 December 1294
– 11 October 1303
(8 years)
Bonifatius VIII Grabstatue.JPG Boniface VIII
Papa BONIFACIUS Octavus
Benedetto Caetani Anagni, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire  

[edit] 14th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Notes
22 October 1303
– 7 July 1304
(260 days)
B Benedikt XI.jpg Bd. Benedict XI, O.P.
Papa BENEDICTUS Undecimus
Niccolò Boccasini Treviso, Italy, Holy Roman Empire Member of the Dominican Order.
5 June 1305
– 20 April 1314
(8 years)
Papst klemens v.jpg Clement V
Papa CLEMENS Quintus
Bertrand de Got Villandraut, Gascony, France Pope at Avignon. Convened the Council of Vienne, 1311–1312.
20 April 1314
– 7 August 1316
Ombrellino-keys.svg interregnum 2 year period without a valid pope elected. This was due to a deadlock among cardinals voting for the pope.
7 August 1316
– 4 December 1334
(18 years)
John22.jpg John XXII
Papa IOANNES Vicesimus Secundus
Jacques d'Euse; Jacques Duèse Cahors, Quercy, France Pope at Avignon
20 December 1334
– 25 April 1342
(7 years)
Benedikt XII1.gif Benedict XII, O.Cist.
Papa BENEDICTUS Duodecimus
Jacques Fournier Saverdun, County of Foix, France Pope at Avignon. Member of the Order of Cistercians.
7 May 1342
– 6 December 1352
(10 years)
Clemens VI.gif Clement VI, O.S.B.
Papa CLEMENS Sextus
Pierre Roger Maumont, Limousin, France Pope at Avignon
18 December 1352
– 12 September 1362
(9 years)
Innozenz VI.gif Innocent VI
Papa INNOCENTIUS Sextus
Étienne Aubert Les Monts, Limousin, France Pope at Avignon
28 September 1362
– 19 December 1370
(8 years)
Urban V.gif Bd. Urban V, O.S.B.
Papa URBABUS Quintus
Guillaume (de) Grimoard Grizac, Languedoc, France Pope at Avignon. Member of the Order of Saint Benedict.
30 December 1370
– 26 March 1378
(7 years)
PopeGregoryXI.jpg Gregory XI
Papa GREGORIUS Undecimus
Pierre Roger de Beaufort Maumont, Limousin, France Pope at Avignon; returns to Rome; last French Pope
8 April 1378
– 15 October 1389
(11 years)
Urbanus VI.jpg Urban VI
Papa URBANUS Sextus
Bartolomeo Prignano Naples, Kingdom of Naples Western Schism
2 November 1389
– 1 October 1404
(14 years)
IX.Bonifac.jpg Boniface IX
Papa BONIFACIUS Nonus
Pietro Tomacelli Naples, Kingdom of Naples Western Schism

[edit] 15th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
17 October 1404
– 6 November 1406
(2 years)
Innocent VII.jpg Innocent VII
Papa INNOCENTIUS Septimus
Cosimo Gentile Migliorati Sulmona, Kingdom of Naples 65 / 67 [B] Western Schism
30 November 1406
– 4 July 1415
(8 years)
Gregory XII.jpg Gregory XII
Papa GREGORIUS Duodecimus
Angelo Correr Venice, Republic of Venice 60 / 69 [R][B] Western Schism; abdicated during the Council of Constance, which had been called by his opponent John XXIII.
4 July 1415
– 11 November 1417
(2 years)
Ombrellino-keys.svg Interregnum Two year period without a valid pope elected. Alexander V and John XXIII were both antipopes during this period.
11 November 1417
– 20 February 1431
(13 years)
Martin V.jpg Martin V
Papa MARTINUS Quintus
Oddone Colonna Genazzano, Papal States 48 / 62 [B] Convened the Council of Basel, 1431
3 March 1431
– 23 February 1447
(15 years)
Portrait du pape Eugène IV.jpg Eugene IV, O.S.A.
Papa EUGENIUS Quartus
Gabriele Condulmer Venice, Republic of Venice 47 / 63 [B] Member of the Augustinian Order. Crowned Sigismund emperor at Rome in 1433. Transferred the Council of Basel to Ferrara. It was later transferred again, to Florence, because of the Bubonic plague.
6 March 1447
– 24 March 1455
(8 years)
Nicholas V.jpg Nicholas V
Papa NICOLAUS Quintus
Tommaso Parentucelli Sarzana, Republic of Genoa 49 / 57 Held Jubilee of 1450; crowned Frederick III emperor at Rome in 1452.
8 April 1455
– 6 August 1458
(3 years)
Calixtus III.jpg Callixtus III
Papa CALLISTUS Tertius
Alfonso de Borgia Xàtiva, Kingdom of Valencia, Crown of Aragon 76 / 79 First Spanish pope
19 August 1458
– 15 August 1464
(5 years)
Pintoricchio 012.jpg Pius II
Papa PIUS Secundus
Enea Silvio Piccolomini Corsignano, Republic of Siena 52 / 58  
30 August 1464
– 26 July 1471
(6 years)
Pietrobarbo.jpg Paul II
Papa PAULUS Secundus
Pietro Barbo Venice, Republic of Venice 47 / 54 Nephew of Eugene IV Was alleged to have died of a heart attack while in a sexual act with a page.
9 August 1471
– 12 August 1484
(13 years)
Sixtus IV.PNG Sixtus IV, O.F.M.
Papa XYSTUS Quartus
Francesco della Rovere Celle Ligure, Republic of Genoa 57 / 70 Member of the Franciscan Order. Commissioned the Sistine Chapel
29 August 1484
– 25 July 1492
(7 years)
Innocent VIII.JPG Innocent VIII
Papa INNOCENTIUS Octavus
Giovanni Battista Cybo Genoa, Republic of Genoa 51 / 59 [B] Appointed Tomás de Torquemada
11 August 1492
– 18 August 1503
(11 years)
Pope Alexander Vi.jpg Alexander VI
Papa ALEXANDER Sextus
Rodrigo de Lanzòl-Borgia Xàtiva, Kingdom of Valencia, Crown of Aragon 61 / 72 Nephew of Callixtus III. Father to Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia. Divided the extra-European world between Spain and Portugal in 1493 by the Bull Inter caetera.

[edit] 16th–20th Centuries

[edit] 16th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
22 September 1503
– 18 October 1503
(27 days)
Pius III, Nordisk familjebok.png Pius III
Papa PIUS Tertius
Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini Siena, Republic of Siena 64 / 64 Nephew of Pius II
31 October 1503
– 21 February 1513
(9 years)
09julius.jpg Julius II
Papa IULIUS Secundus
Giuliano della Rovere Albisola, Republic of Genoa 59 / 69 Nephew of Sixtus IV; Convened the Fifth Council of the Lateran, 1512. Took effective control of the whole territory of the Papal States for the first time. Proposed plans for rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica
9 March 1513
– 1 December 1521
(8 years)
Pope-leo10.jpg Leo X
Papa LEO Decimus
Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici Florence, Republic of Florence 37 / 45 Son of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Excommunicated Martin Luther
9 January 1522
– 14 September 1523
(1 year)
Hadrian VI.jpg Adrian VI
Papa HADRIANUS Sextus
Adriaan Floriszoon Boeyens Utrecht, Bishopric of Utrecht, Holy Roman Empire (presently The Netherlands) 62 / 64 The only Dutch pope. Last non-Italian to be elected pope until John Paul II in 1978. The tutor of Emperor Charles V
26 November 1523
– 25 September 1534
(11 years)
Clement VII. Sebastiano del Piombo. c.1531..jpg Clement VII
Papa CLEMENS Septimus
Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici Florence, Republic of Florence 45 / 56 Cousin of Leo X. Rome plundered by imperial troops ("Sacco di Roma"), 1527. He forbade the divorce of Henry VIII and crowned Charles V Emperor at Bologna in 1530. His niece Catherine de' Medici was married to the future Henry II of France.
13 October 1534
– 10 November 1549
(15 years)
Tizian 083b.jpg Paul III
Papa PAULUS Tertius
Alessandro Farnese Canino, Lazio, Papal States 66 / 81 Opened the Council of Trent in 1545. His illegitimate son became the first Duke of Parma.
7 February 1550
– 29 March 1555
(5 years)
Julius III.jpg Julius III
Papa IULIUS Tertius
Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte Rome, Papal States 62 / 67  
9 April 1555
– 30 April or 1 May 1555
(22/23 days)
Pope Marcellus II.jpg Marcellus II
Papa MARCELLUS Secundus
Marcello Cervini Montefano, Marche, Papal States 53 / 53 Last to use birth name as regnal name
23 May 1555
– 18 August 1559
(4 years)
Pope Paul IV.jpg Paul IV, C.R.
Papa PAULUS Quartus
Giovanni Pietro Carafa Capriglia Irpina, Campania, Kingdom of Naples 78 / 83  
26 December 1559
– 9 December 1565
(5 years)
Pius iv.jpg Pius IV
Papa PIUS Quartus
Giovanni Angelo Medici Milan, Duchy of Milan 60 / 66 Reopened the Council of Trent, 1562, it concluded its proceedings in 1563
7 January 1566
– 1 May 1572
(6 years)
El Greco 050.jpg St. Pius V, O.P.
Papa PIUS Quintus
Michele Ghislieri Bosco, Duchy of Milan 61 / 68 Member of the Dominican Order. Excommunicated Elizabeth I of England, 1570. Victory of Lepanto 1571
13 May 1572
– 10 April 1585
(12 years)
Gregory XIII.jpg Gregory XIII
Papa GREGORIUS Tertius Decimus
Ugo Boncompagni Bologna, Papal States 70 / 83 Reform of the calendar 1582
24 April 1585
– 27 August 1590
(5 years)
Sixtus5.jpg Sixtus V, O.F.M. Conv.
Papa XYSTUS Quintus
Felice Peretti Grottammare, Marche, Papal States 63 / 68 Member of the Conventual Franciscan Order.
15 September 1590
– 27 September 1590
(13 days)
Urban3355.jpg Urban VII
Papa URBANUS Septimus
Giovanni Battista Castagna Rome, Papal States 69 / 69 Shortest-reigning pope; died before coronation.
5 December 1590
– 15/16 October 1591
(315/316 days)
Gregory XIV.PNG Gregory XIV
Papa GREGORIUS Quartus Decimus
Niccolò Sfondrati Somma Lombardo, Duchy of Milan 55 / 56  
29 October 1591
– 30 December 1591
(63 days)
Innocent9.jpg Innocent IX
Papa INNOCENTIUS Nonus
Giovanni Antonio Facchinetti Bologna, Papal States 72 / 72  
30 January 1592
– 3 March 1605
(13 years)
Clem8.jpg Clement VIII
Papa CLEMENS Octavus
Ippolito Aldobrandini Fano, Marche, Papal States 55 / 69  

[edit] 17th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
1 April 1605
– 27 April 1605
(27 days)
Leo XI 2.jpg Leo XI
Papa LEO Undecimus
Alessandro Ottaviano de' Medici Florence, Duchy of Florence 69 / 69  
16 May 1605
– 28 January 1621
(15 years)
Pope Paul V.jpg Paul V
Papa PAULUS Quintus
Camillo Borghese Rome, Papal States 52 / 68 Known for building projects, including the facade of St. Peter's Basilica.
9 February 1621
– 8 July 1623
(2 years)
Gregor XV.jpg Gregory XV
Papa GREGORIUS Quintus Decimus
Alessandro Ludovisi Bologna, Papal States 67 / 69  
6 August 1623
– 29 July 1644
(20 years)
Bernini-Urban8.jpg Urban VIII
Papa URBANUS Octavus
Maffeo Barberini Florence, Duchy of Florence 55 / 76 Trial against Galileo Galilei
15 September 1644
– 7 January 1655
(10 years)
Innocent-x-velazquez.jpg Innocent X
Papa INNOCENTIUS Decimus
Giovanni Battista Pamphilj Rome, Papal States 70 / 80  
7 April 1655
– 22 May 1667
(12 years)
Alexander VII.jpg Alexander VII
Papa ALEXANDER Septimus
Fabio Chigi Siena, Grand Duchy of Tuscany 56 / 68  
20 June 1667
– 9 December 1669
(2 years)
Pope Clement IX.jpg Clement IX
Papa CLEMENS Nonus
Giulio Rospigliosi Pistoia, Grand Duchy of Tuscany 67 / 69  
29 April 1670
– 22 July 1676
(6 years)
Clement X.jpg Clement X
Papa CLEMENS Decimus
Emilio Altieri Rome, Papal States 79 / 86  
21 September 1676
– 11/12 August 1689
(12 years)
InnocentXI.jpg Bd. Innocent XI
Papa INNOCENTIUS Undecimus
Benedetto Odescalchi Como, Duchy of Milan 65 / 78  
6 October 1689
– 1 February 1691
(1 year)
Alexander VIII 1.jpg Alexander VIII
Papa ALEXANDER Octavus
Pietro Vito Ottoboni Venice, Republic of Venice 79 / 80  
12 July 1691
– 27 September 1700
(9 years)
Pope Innocent XII.jpg Innocent XII
Papa INNOCENTIUS Duodecimus
Antonio Pignatelli Spinazzola, Kingdom of Naples 76 / 85  
23 November 1700
– 19 March 1721
(20 years)
Clement XI.jpg Clement XI
Papa CLEMENS Undecimus
Giovanni Francesco Albani Urbino, Marche, Papal States 51 / 71 Chinese Rites controversy

[edit] 18th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
8 May 1721
– 7 March 1724
(2 years)
InnocientXIII.jpg Innocent XIII
Papa INNOCENTIUS Tertius Decimus
Michelangelo de’ Conti Poli, Lazio, Papal States 65 / 68  
29 May 1724
– 21 February 1730
(5 years)
PopebenedictXIII.jpg Benedict XIII, O.P.
Papa BENEDICTUS Tertius Decimus
Pierfrancesco Orsini Gravina in Puglia, Kingdom of Naples 75 / 81 Member of the Dominican Order.
12 July 1730
– 6 February 1740
(9 years)
Pope Clement XII, portrait.jpg Clement XII
Papa CLEMENS Duodecimus
Lorenzo Corsini Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany 78 / 87  
17 August 1740
– 3 May 1758
(17 years)
Benoit XIV.jpg Benedict XIV
Papa BENEDICTUS Quartus Decimus
Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini Bologna, Papal States 65 / 83  
6 July 1758
– 2 February 1769
(10 years)
Clement xii.jpg Clement XIII
Papa CLEMENS Tertius Decimus
Carlo della Torre Rezzonico Venice, Republic of Venice 65 / 75  
19 May 1769
– 22 September 1774
(5 years)
PopeClement-XIV.JPG Clement XIV, O.F.M. Conv.
Papa CLEMENS Quartus Decimus
Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio Ganganelli Sant' Arcangelo di Romagna, Papal States 63 / 68 Member of the Conventual Franciscan Order. Suppressed the Jesuit Order.
15 February 1775
– 29 August 1799
(24 years)
Popepiusvi.jpg Pius VI
Papa PIUS Sextus
Count Giovanni Angelo Braschi Cesena, Papal States 57 / 81 Condemned the French Revolution and was expelled from the Papal States by French troops from 1798 until his death.
14 March 1800
– 20 August 1823
(23 years)
Jacques-Louis David 018.jpg Pius VII, O.S.B.
Papa PIUS Septimus
Barnaba Chiaramonti Cesena, Papal States 57 / 81 Member of the Order of Saint Benedict. Present at Napoleon's coronation as Emperor of the French. Temporarily expelled from the Papal States by the French between 1809 and 1814.

[edit] 19th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
28 September 1823
– 10 February 1829
(5 years)
LeoXII.jpg Leo XII
Papa LEO Duodecimus
Count Annibale Sermattei della Genga Genga or Spoleto, Papal States 63 / 68  
31 March 1829
– 1 December 1830
(1 year)
Popepiusviii.jpg Pius VIII
Papa PIUS Octavus
Francesco Saverio Castiglioni Cingoli, Marche, Papal States 67 / 69  
2 February 1831
– 1 June 1846
(15 years)
GREGORYXVI.jpg Gregory XVI, O.S.B. Cam.
Papa GREGORIUS Sextus Decimus
Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari Belluno, Republic of Venice 65 / 80 Member of the Camaldolese Order. The last non-bishop to be elected
16 June 1846
– 7 February 1878
(31 years)
Popepiusix.jpg Bd. Pius IX, O.F.S.
Papa PIUS Nonus
Count Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti Senigallia, Marche, Papal States 54 / 85 Opened First Vatican Council; lost the Papal States to Italy. Longest serving pope in history (see note on St. Peter.)
20 February 1878
– 20 July 1903
(25 years)
Leo XIII.jpg Leo XIII, O.F.S.
Papa LEO Tertius Decimus
Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele Luigi Pecci Carpineto Romano, Rome département, French Empire (now Italy) 67 / 93 Laid down the seeds of Catholic social teaching through his encyclical, Rerum Novarum (On Capital and Labor) and supported Christian democracy as against communism; he is the third-longest reigning pope after Pius IX (reigned for 31 years) and John Paul II (reigned for 26 years)

[edit] 20th Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
4 August 1903
– 20 August 1914
(11 years)
Popepiusx.jpg St. Pius X, O.F.S.
Papa PIUS Decimus
Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto Riese, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Empire 68 / 79 Encouraged and expanded reception of Holy Communion. Most recent pope to be canonized.
3 September 1914
– 22 January 1922
(7 years)
Benedictus XV.jpg Benedict XV, O.F.S.
Papa BENEDICTUS Quintus Decimus
Giacomo Della Chiesa Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia 59 / 67 Credited for intervening for peace during World War I. He is remembered by Pope Benedict XVI as "prophet of peace".
6 February 1922
– 10 February 1939
(17 years)
Papst Pius XI. 1JS.jpg Pius XI, O.F.S.
Papa PIUS Undecimus
Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti Desio, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Empire 64 / 81 Signed the Lateran Treaty with Italy, establishing the Vatican City as a sovereign state.
2 March 1939
– 9 October 1958
(19 years)
Pacelli12.jpg Ven. Pius XII, O.F.S.
Papa PIUS Duodecimus
Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli Rome, Italy 63 / 82 Invoked papal infallibility in encyclical Munificentissimus Deus.
28 October 1958
– 3 June 1963
(4 years)
JeanXXIII fanon.jpg Bd. John XXIII, O.F.S.
Papa IOANNES Vicesimus Tertius
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli Sotto il Monte, Bergamo, Italy 76 / 81 Opened Second Vatican Council; sometimes called "Good Pope John".
21 June 1963
– 6 August 1978
(15 years)
Pope Paul VI. 1967.jpg Servant of God Paul VI
Papa PAULUS Sextus
Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini Concesio, Brescia, Italy 65 / 80 The last pope to be crowned with the Papal Tiara. First pope to travel to the United States. Concluded Second Vatican Council.
26 August 1978
– 28 September 1978
(33 days)
File:Pope john-paul-1-sized.jpg Servant of God John Paul I
Papa IOANNES PAULUS Primus
Albino Luciani Forno di Canale, Veneto, Italy 65 / 65 First pope to use 'the First' in regnal name. First pope with two names, for his two immediate predecessors. Died early into a charismatic reign.
16 October 1978
– 2 April 2005
(26 years)
JohannesPaulII.jpg Ven. John Paul II, O.C.D.S.
Papa IOANNES PAULUS Secundus
Karol Józef Wojtyła Wadowice, Poland 58 / 84 First Polish pope and first non-Italian pope in 455 years. Canonized more saints than all predecessors. Traveled extensively. Longest serving pope since Pius IX (1846–1878) and 2nd longest serving pope to date (see note on St. Peter. )

[edit] 21st Century

Pontificate Portrait Name
English · Regnal (Latin)
Personal name Place of birth Age at Start/End of Papacy Notes
19 April 2005
– present
(5 years)
BentoXVI-30-10052007.jpg Benedict XVI
Papa BENEDICTUS Sextus Decimus
Joseph Alois Ratzinger Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany 78 / - First German pope since Stephen IX in 1057. Oldest to become pope since Clement XII in 1730.