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Recent Popes


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Papal NameOriginal NameElectedDied
Benedict XVIJoseph Aloisus Ratzinger19 Apr 2005
John Paul IIKarol Jˇzef Wojtyla16 Oct 19782 Apr 2005
John Paul IAlbino Luciani26 Aug 197828 Sep 1978
Paul VIGiovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini21 Jun 19636 Aug 1978
John XXIIIBl. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli28 Oct 19583 Jun 1963
Pius XIIEugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli2 Mar 19399 Oct 1958
Pius XIAmbrogio Damiano Achille Ratti6 Feb 192210 Feb 1939
Benedict XVGiacomo della Chiesa3 Sep 191422 Jan 1922
Pius XSt. Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto4 Aug 190320 Aug 1914
Leo XIIIVincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci20 Feb 187820 Jul 1903
Pius IXBl. Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti16 Jun 18467 Feb 1878
Gregory XVIBartolomeo Alberto (Mauro) Cappellari, O.S.B. †2 Feb 18311 Jun 1846
Pius VIIIFrancesco Saverio Castiglioni31 Mar 182930 Nov 1830
Leo XIIAnnibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola della Genga28 Sep 182310 Feb 1829
Pius VIIBarnaba (Gregorio) Chiaramonti, O.S.B. †14 Mar 180020 Aug 1823
Pius VIGiovanni Angelico Braschi15 Feb 177529 Aug 1799
Clement XIVLorenzo (Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio) Ganganelli, O.F.M. Conv. †19 May 176922 Sep 1774
Clement XIIICarlo della Torre Rezzonico6 Jul 17582 Feb 1769
Benedict XIVProspero Lorenzo Lambertini17 Aug 17403 May 1758
Clement XIILorenzo Corsini12 Jul 17306 Feb 1740
Benedict XIIIPietro Francesco (Vincenzo Maria) Orsini de Gravina, O.P. †29 May 172423 Feb 1730
Innocent XIIIMichelangelo dei Conti8 May 17217 Mar 1724
Clement XIGiovanni Francesco Albani23 Nov 170019 Mar 1721
Innocent XIIAntonio Pignatelli del Rastrello12 Jul 169127 Sep 1700
Alexander VIIIPietro Vito Ottoboni6 Oct 16891 Feb 1691
Innocent XIBl. Benedetto Odescalchi21 Sep 167612 Aug 1689
Clement XEmilio Bonaventura Altieri29 Apr 167022 Jul 1676
Clement IXGiulio Rospigliosi20 Jun 16679 Dec 1669
Alexander VIIFabio Chigi7 Apr 165522 May 1667
Innocent XGiovanni Battista Pamphilj15 Sep 16447 Jan 1655
Urban VIIIMaffeo Barberini6 Aug 162329 Jul 1644
Gregory XVAlessandro Ludovisi9 Feb 16218 Jul 1623
Paul VCamillo Borghese16 May 160528 Jan 1621
Leo XIAlessandro Ottaviano de' Medici1 Apr 160527 Apr 1605
Clement VIIIIppolito Aldobrandini, Sr.30 Jan 15923 Mar 1605
Innocent IXGiovanni Antonio Facchinetti29 Oct 159130 Dec 1591
Gregory XIVNiccol˛ Sfondrati5 Dec 159016 Oct 1591
Urban VIIGiovanni Battista Castagna15 Sep 159027 Sep 1590
Sixtus VFelice Peretti Montalto, O.F.M. Conv. †24 Apr 158527 Aug 1590
Gregory XIIIUgo Boncompagni13 May 157210 Apr 1585
Pius VSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †7 Jan 15661 May 1572
Paul IVGiovanni Pietro Carafa23 May 155518 Aug 1559
Marcellus IIMarcello Cervini9 Apr 15551 May 1555
Paul IIIAlessandro Farnese13 Oct 153410 Nov 1549
Clement VIIGiulio de' Medici19 Nov 152325 Sep 1534
Adrian VIAdriano de Florensz (Dedel)9 Jan 152214 Sep 1523
Leo XGiovanni de' Medici11 Mar 15131 Dec 1521
Julius IIGiuliano della Rovere1 Nov 150321 Feb 1513
Alexander VIRodrigo de Borja11 Aug 149218 Aug 1503
Pius IIEnea Silvio Piccolomini19 Aug 145814 Aug 1464
Callistus IIIAlfonso de Borja y Cabanilles8 Apr 14556 Aug 1458

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