Christian Biographies



Christian history is populated with interesting biographies. Whether saint, heretic, pope, bishop, monk, scholar, philosopher, statesman, preacher or author, each person profiled in this section made a contribution to Christianity as well as western history. Go here for Old Testament Characters.






Biographies of Popes

Pope Linus (67-76)
Pope Anacletus (76-88)
Pope Clement I (88-97)
Pope Evaristus (97-105)
Pope Alexander I (105-115)
Pope Sixtus I (115-125)
Pope Telephorus (125-136)
Pope Hyginus (136-140)
Pope Pius I (140-155)
Pope Anicetus (155-166)
Pope Soter (166-175)
Pope Eleutherius (175-189)
Pope Victor I (189-199)
Pope Zephyrinus (199-217)
Pope Callistus I (217-22)
Pope Urban I (222-30)
Pope Pontain (230-35)
Pope Anterus (235-36)
Pope Fabian (236-50)
Pope Cornelius (251-53)
Pope Lucius I (253-54)
Pope Stephen I (254-257)
Pope Sixtus II (257-258)
Pope Dionysius (260-268)
Pope Felix I (269-274)

Pope Caius (283-296)
Pope Marcellinus (296-304)
Pope Marcellus I (308-309)
Pope Eusebius (309 or 310)
Pope Miltiades (311-14)
Pope Sylvester I (314-35)
Pope Marcus (336)
Pope Julius I (337-52)
Pope Liberius I (352-66)
Pope Damasus I (366-83)
Pope Siricius I (384-99)
Pope Anastasius I (399-401)
Pope Innocent I (401-17)
Pope Zosimus (417-18)
Pope Boniface I (418-22)
Pope Celestine I (422-32)
Pope Sixtus III (432-40)
Pope Leo I (the Great) (440-61)
Pope Hilarius (461-68)
Pope Simplicius (468-83)
Pope Felix III (II) (483-92)
Pope Gelasius I (492-96)
Pope Anastasius II (496-98)
Pope Symmachus (498-514)
Pope Hormisdas (514-23)

Pope John I (523-26)
Pope Felix IV (III) (526-30)
Pope Boniface II (530-32)
Pope John II (533-35)
Pope Agapetus I (535-36)
Pope Silverius (536-37)
Pope Vigilius (537-55)
Pope Pelagius I (556-61)
Pope John III (561-74)
Pope Benedict I (575-79)
Pope Pelagius II (579-90)
Pope Gregory the Great (590-604)
Pope Sabinian (604-606)
Pope Boniface III (607)
Pope Boniface IV (608-15)
Pope Deusdedit (Adeodatus I) (615-18)
Pope Boniface V (619-25)
Pope Honorius I (625-38)
Pope Severinus (640)
Pope John IV (640-42)
Pope Theodore I (642-49)
Pope Martin I (649-55)
Pope Eugene I (655-57)
Pope Vitalian (657-72)
Pope Adeodatus (II) (672-76)
Pope Donus (676-78)

Pope Agatho (678-81)
Pope Leo II (682-83)
Pope Benedict II (684-85)
Pope John V (685-86)
Pope Conon (686-87)
Pope Sergius I (687-701)
Pope John VI (701-05)
Pope John VII (705-07)
Pope Sisinnius (708)
Pope Constantine (708-15)
Pope Gregory II (715-31)
Pope Gregory III (731-41)
Pope Zachary (741-52)
Pope Stephen III (752-57)
Pope Paul I (757-67)
Pope Stephen IV (767-72)
Pope Adrian I (772-95)
Pope Leo III (795-816)
Pope Stephen V (816-17)
Pope Paschal I (817-24)
Pope Eugene II (824-27)
Pope Valentine (827)
Pope Gregory IV (827-44)
Pope Sergius II (844-47)
Pope Leo IV (847-55)

Pope Benedict III (855-58)
Pope Nicholas I (the Great) (858-67)
Pope Adrian II (867-72)
Pope John VIII (872-82)
Pope Marinus I (882-84)
Pope Adrian III (884-85)
Pope Stephen VI (885-91)
Pope Formosus (891-96)
Pope Boniface VI (896)
Pope Stephen VII (896-97)
Pope Romanus (897)
Pope Theodore II (897)
Pope John IX (898-900)
Pope Benedict IV (900-03)
Pope Leo V (903)
Pope Sergius III (904-11)
Pope Anastasius III (911-13)
Pope Lando (913-14)
Pope John X (914-28)
Pope Leo VI (928)
Pope Stephen VIII (929-31)
Pope John XI (931-35)
Pope Leo VII (936-39)
Pope Stephen IX (939-42)
Pope Marinus II (942-46)

Pope Agapetus II (946-55)
Pope John XII (955-63)
Pope Leo VIII (963-64)
Pope Benedict V (964)
Pope John XIII (965-72)
Pope Benedict VI (973-74)
Pope Benedict VII (974-83)
Pope John XIV (983-84)
Pope John XV (985-96)
Pope Gregory V (996-99)
Pope Sylvester II (999-1003)
Pope John XVII (1003)
Pope John XVIII (1003-09)
Pope Sergius IV (1009-12)
Pope Benedict VIII (1012-24)
Pope John XIX (1024-32)
Pope Benedict IX (1032-45)
Pope Sylvester III (1045)
Pope Benedict X (1045)
Pope Gregory VI (1045-46)
Pope Clement II (1046-47)
Pope Benedict IX (1047-48)
Pope Damasus II (1048)
Pope Leo IX (1049-54)
Pope Victor II (1055-57)

Pope Stephen X (1057-58)
Pope Nicholas II (1058-61)
Pope Alexander II (1061-73)
Pope Gregory VII (1073-85)
Pope Victor III (1086-87)
Pope Urban II (1088-1099)
Pope Paschal II (1099-1118)
Pope Gelasius II (1118-19)
Pope Callistus II (1119-24)
Pope Honorius II (1124-30)
Pope Innocent II (1130-43)
Pope Celestine II (1143-44)
Pope Lucius II (1144-45)
Pope Eugene III (1145-53)
Pope Anastasius IV (1153-54)
Pope Adrian IV (1154-59)
Pope Alexander III (1159-81)
Pope Lucius III (1181-85)
Pope Urban III (1185-87)
Pope Gregory VIII (1187)
Pope Clement III (1187-91)
Pope Celestine III (1191-98)
Pope Innocent III (1198-1216)
Pope Honorius III (1216-27)
Pope Gregory IX (1227-41)
Pope Celestine IV (1241)
Pope Innocent IV (1243-54)

Pope Alexander IV (1254-61)
Pope Urban IV (1261-64)
Pope Clement IV (1265-68)
Pope Gregory X (1271-76)
Pope Innocent V (1276)
Pope Adrian V (1276)
Pope John XXI (1276-77)
Pope Nicholas III (1277-80)
Pope Martin IV (1281-85)
Pope Honorius IV (1285-87)
Pope Nicholas IV (1288-92)
Pope Celestine V (1294)
Pope Boniface VIII (1294-1303)
Pope Benedict XI (1303-04)
Pope Clement V (1305-14)
Pope John XXII (1316-34)
Pope Benedict XII (1334-42)
Pope Clement VI (1342-52)
Pope Innocent VI (1352-62)
Pope Urban V (1362-70)
Pope Gregory XI (1370-78)
Pope Urban VI (1378-89)
Pope Boniface IX (1389-1404)
Pope Innocent VII (1404-06)
Pope Gregory XII (1406-15)

Pope Martin V (1417-31)
Pope Eugene IV (1431-47)
Pope Nicholas V (1447-55)
Pope Callistus III (1455-58)
Pope Pius II (1458-64)
Pope Paul II (1464-71)
Pope Sixtus IV (1471-84)
Pope Innocent VIII (1484-92)
Pope Alexander VI (1492-1503)
Pope Pius III (1503)
Pope Julius II (1503-13)
Pope Leo X (1513-1521)
Pope Adrian VI (1522-23)
Pope Clement VII (1523-34)
Pope Paul III (1534-49)
Pope Julius III (1550-55)
Pope Marcellus II (1555)
Pope Paul IV (1555-59)
Pope Pius IV (1559-65)
Pope Pius V (1566-72)
Pope Gregory XIII (1572-85)
Pope Sixtus V (1585-90)
Pope Urban VII (1590)
Pope Gregory XIV (1590-91)
Pope Innocent IX (1591)
Pope Clement VIII (1592-1605)

Pope Leo XI (1605)
Pope Paul V (1605-21)
Pope Gregory XV (1621-23)
Pope Urban VIII (1623-44)
Pope Innocent X (1644-55)
Pope Alexander VII (1655-67)
Pope Clement IX (1667-69)
Pope Clement X (1670-76)
Pope Innocent XI (1676-89)
Pope Alexander VIII (1689-91)
Pope Innocent XII (1691-1700)
Pope Clement XI (1700-21)
Pope Innocent XIII (1721-24)
Pope Benedict XIII (1724-30)
Pope Clement XII (1730-40)
Pope Benedict XIV (1740-58)
Pope Clement XIII (1758-69)
Pope Clement XIV (1769-74)
Pope Pius VI (1775-99)
Pope Pius VII (1800-23)
Pope Leo XII (1823-29)
Pope Pius VIII (1829-30)
Pope Gregory XVI (1831-46)
Pope Pius IX (1846-1876)
Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903)
Pope Pius X (1903-14)

Pope Benedict XV (1914-22)
Pope Pius XI (1922-39)
Pope Pius XII (1939-58)
Pope John XXII (1958-1963)
Pope Paul VI (1963-78)
Pope John Paul II (1978-2005)
Pope Benedict XVI (2005-2013)
Pope Francis (2013- )

 

 

 

 



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