Chronological List of Catholic Popes (32 CE - 1003 CE)

History and People of the Roman Catholic Papacy

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This list of popes is arranged in chronological order. It starts with Peter, believed by Catholics to be the first pope, and ends with Benedict XVI, the most recent pope. Alternative names are given, years of reign are listed, and all names are linked to short biographies that describe major dates in their papacy, controversies, and important events at the time.

1. St. Peter (32 - 67)
2. St. Linus (67 - 76)
3.

St. Anacletus (Cletus) (76 - 88)
4. St. Clement I (88 - 97)
5. St. Evaristus (97 - 105)
6. St. Alexander I (105 - 115)
7. St. Sixtus I (Xystus) (115 - 125)
8. St. Telesphorus (125 - 136)
9. St. Hyginus (136 - 140)
10. St. Pius I (140 - 155)
11. St. Anicetus (155 - 166)
12. St. Soter (166 - 175)
13. St. Eleutherius (175 - 189)
14. St. Victor I (189 - 199)
15. St. Zephyrinus (199 - 217)
16. St. Callistus I (217 - 222)
17. St. Urban I (222 - 230)
18. St. Pontain (230 - 235)
19. St. Anterus (235 - 236)
20. St. Fabian (236 - 250)
21. St. Cornelius (251 - 253)
22. St. Lucius I (253 - 254)
23. St. Stephen I (254 - 257)
24. St. Sixtus II (257 - 258)
25. St. Dionysius (260 - 268)
26. St. Felix I (269 - 274)
27. St. Eutychian (275 - 283)
28. St. Caius (Gaius) (283 - 296)
29. St. Marcellinus (296 - 304)
30. St. Marcellus I (308 - 309)
31. St. Eusebius (309 or 310)
32. St. Miltiades (311 - 314)
33. St. Sylvester I (314 - 335)
34.

St. Marcus (336)
35. St. Julius I (337 - 352)
36. Liberius (352 - 366)
37. St. Damasus I (366 - 383)
38. St. Siricius (384 - 399)
39. St. Anastasius I (399 - 401)
40. St. Innocent I (401 - 417)
41. St. Zosimus (417 - 418)
42. St. Boniface I (418 - 422)
43. St. Celestine I (422 - 432)
44. St. Sixtus III (432 - 440)
45.

St. Leo I (the Great) (440 - 461)
46. St. Hilarius (461 - 468)
47. St. Simplicius (468 - 483)
48. St. Felix III (II) (483 - 492)
49. St. Gelasius I (492 - 496)
50. Anastasius II (496 - 498)
51. St. Symmachus (498 - 514)
52. St. Hormisdas (514 - 523)
53. St. John I (523 - 526)
54. St. Felix IV (III) (526 - 530)
55. Boniface II (530 - 532)
56. John II (533 - 535)
57. St. Agapetus I (Agapitus) (535 - 536)
58. St. Silverius (536 - 537)
59. Vigilius (537 - 555)
60. Pelagius I (556 - 561)
61. John III (561 - 574)
62. Benedict I (575 - 579)
63. Pelagius II (579 - 590)
64. St. Gregory I (the Great) (590 - 604)
65. Sabinian (604 - 606)
66. Boniface III (607)
67. St. Boniface IV (608 - 615)
68. St. Deusdedit (Adeodatus I) (615 - 618)
69. Boniface V (619 - 625)
70. Honorius I (625 - 638)
71. Severinus (640)
72. John IV (640 - 642)
73. Theodore I (642 - 649)
74. St. Martin I (649 - 655)
75. St. Eugene I (655 - 657)
76. St. Vitalian (657 - 672)
77. Adeodatus (II) (672 - 676)
78. Donus (676 - 678)
79. St. Agatho (678 - 681)
80. St. Leo II (682 - 683)
81. St. Benedict II (684 - 685)
82. John V (685 - 686)
83. Conon (686 - 687)
84. St. Sergius I (687 - 701)
85. John VI (701 - 705)
86. John VII (705 - 707)
87. Sisinnius (708)
88. Constantine (708 - 715)
89.

St. Gregory II (715 - 731)
90. St. Gregory III (731 - 741)
91. St. Zachary (741 - 752)
92. Stephen II (752)
93. Stephen III (II) (752 - 757)
94. St. Paul I (757 - 767)
95. Stephen IV (III) (767 - 772)
96. Adrian I (772 - 795)
97. St. Leo III (795 - 816)
98. Stephen V (IV) (816 - 817)
99. St. Paschal I (817 - 824)
100. Eugene II (824 - 827)
101. Valentine (827)
102. Gregory IV (827 - 844)
103. Sergius II (844 - 847)
104. St. Leo IV (847 - 855)
105. Benedict III (855 - 858)
106. St. Nicholas I (the Great) (858 - 867)
107. Adrian II (867 - 872)
108. John VIII (872 - 882)
109. Marinus I (882 - 884)
110. St. Adrian III (884 - 885)
111. Stephen VI (V) (885 - 891)
112. Formosus (891 - 896)
113. Boniface VI (896)
114. Stephen VII (VI) (896 - 897)
115. Romanus (897)
116. Theodore II (897)
117. John IX (898 - 900)
118. Benedict IV (900 - 903)
119.

Leo V (903 - 904)
120. Sergius III (904 - 911)
121. Anastasius III (911 - 913)
122. Lando (913 - 914)
123. John X (914 - 928)
124. Leo VI (928)
125. Stephen VIII (VII) (928 - 931)
126. John XI (931 - 935)
127. Leo VII (936 - 939)
128. Stephen IX (VIII) (939 - 942)
129. Marinus II (942 - 946)
130. Agapetus II (946 - 955)
131. John XII (955 - 963)
132. Leo VIII (963 - 964)
133. Benedict V (964)
134. John XIII (965 - 972)
135. Benedict VI (973 - 974)
136. Benedict VII (974 - 983)
137. John XIV (983 - 984)
138. John XV (985 - 996)
139. Gregory V (996 - 999)
140. Sylvester II (999 - 1003)

141. John XVII (1003)
142. John XVIII (1003 - 1009)
143. Sergius IV (1009 - 1012)
144. Benedict VIII (1012 - 1024)
145. John XIX (1024 - 1032)
146. Benedict IX (1032 - 1045)
147. Sylvester III (1045)
148. Benedict IX (1045)
149. Gregory VI (1045 - 1046)
150. Clement II (1046 - 1047)
151. Benedict IX (1047 - 1048)
152. Damasus II (1048)
153. St. Leo IX (1049 - 1054)
154. Victor II (1055 - 1057)
155. Stephen X (IX) (1057 - 1058)
156.

Nicholas II (1058 - 1061)
157. Alexander II (1061 - 1073)
158. St. Gregory VII (1073 - 1085)
159. Blessed Victor III (1086 - 1087)
160. Blessed Urban II (1088 - 1099)
161. Paschal II (1099 - 1118)
162. Gelasius II (1118 - 1119)
163. Callistus II (1119 - 1124)
164. Honorius II (1124 - 1130)
165. Innocent II (1130 - 1143)
166. Celestine II (1143 - 1144)
167. Lucius II (1144 - 1145)
168. Blessed Eugene III (1145 - 1153)
169. Anastasius IV (1153 - 1154)
170. Adrian IV (1154 - 1159)
171. Alexander III (1159 - 1181)
172. Lucius III (1181 - 1185)
173. Urban III (1185 - 1187)
174. Gregory VIII (1187)
175. Clement III (1187 - 1191)
176. Celestine III (1191 - 1198)
177. Innocent III (1198 - 1216)
178. Honorius III (1216 - 1227)
179. Gregory IX (1227 - 1241)
180. Celestine IV (1241)
181. Innocent IV (1243 - 1254)
182. Alexander IV (1254 - 1261)
183. Urban IV (1261 - 1264)
184. Clement IV (1265 - 1268)
185. Blessed Gregory X (1271 - 1276)
186.

Blessed Innocent V (1276)
187. Adrian V (1276)
188. John XXI (1276 - 1277)
189. Nicholas III (1277 - 1280)
190. Martin IV (1281 - 1285)
191. Honorius IV (1285 - 1287)
192. Nicholas IV (1288 - 1292)
193. St. Celestine V (1294)
194. Boniface VIII (1294 - 1303)
195. Blessed Benedict XI (1303 - 1304)
196. Clement V (1305 - 1314)
197.

John XXII (1316 - 1334)
198. Benedict XII (1334 - 1342)
199. Clement VI (1342 - 1352)
200. Innocent VI (1352 - 1362)
201. Blessed Urban V (1362 - 1370)
202. Gregory XI (1370 - 1378)
203. Urban VI (1378 - 1389)
204. Boniface IX (1389 - 1404)
205. Innocent VII (1404 - 1406)
206. Gregory XII (1406 - 1415)
207. Martin V (1417 - 1431)
208. Eugene IV (1431 - 1447)
209. Nicholas V (1447 - 1455)
210. Callistus III (1455 - 1458)
211. Pius II (1458 - 1464)
212. Paul II (1464 - 1471)
213. Sixtus IV (1471 - 1484)
214. Innocent VIII (1484 - 1492)
215. Alexander VI (1492 - 1503)
216. Pius III (1503)
217. Julius II (1503 - 1513)
218. Leo X (1513 - 1521)
219. Adrian VI (1522 - 1523)
220. Clement VII (1523 - 1534)
221. Paul III (1534 - 1549)
222. Julius III (1550 - 1555)
223. Marcellus II (1555)
224. Paul IV (1555 - 1559)
225. Pius IV (1559 - 1565)
226. St. Pius V (1566 - 1572)
227. Gregory XIII (1572 - 1585)
228. Sixtus V (1585 - 1590)
229. Urban VII (1590)
230. Gregory XIV (1590 - 1591)
231. Innocent IX (1591)
232. Clement VIII (1592 - 1605)
233. Leo XI (1605)
234. Paul V (1605 - 1621)
235. Gregory XV (1621 - 1623)
236. Urban VIII (1623 - 1644)
237. Innocent X (1644 - 1655)
238. Alexander VII (1655 - 1667)
239. Clement IX (1667 - 1669)
240.

Clement X (1670 - 1676)
241. Blessed Innocent XI (1676 - 1689)
242. Alexander VIII (1689 - 1691)
243. Innocent XII (1691 - 1700)
244. Clement XI (1700 - 1721)
245. Innocent XIII (1721 - 1724)
246. Benedict XIII (1724 - 1730)
247. Clement XII (1730 - 1740)
248. Benedict XIV (1740 - 1758)
249. Clement XIII (1758 - 1769)
250. Clement XIV (1769 - 1774)
251. Pius VI (1775 - 1799)
252. Pius VII (1800 - 1823)
253. Leo XII (1823 - 1829)
254. Pius VIII (1829 - 1830)
255. Gregory XVI (1831 - 1846)
256. Blessed Pius IX (1846 - 1878)
257. Leo XIII (1878 - 1903)
258. St. Pius X (1903 - 1914)
259. Benedict XV (1914 - 1922)
260. Pius XI (1922 - 1939)
261. Pius XII (1939 - 1958)
262. Blessed John XXIII (1958 - 1963)
263. Paul VI (1963 - 1978)
264. John Paul I (1978)
265. John Paul II (1978 - April 2, 2005)
266. Benedict XVI (April 24, 2005 - )

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