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Chronological List of Popes and Antipopes

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Chronological List of Popes and Antipopes

Antipopes are indicated by square brackets [ ]

until c.64

St Peter

Linus

Anacletus

fl. c.96

Clement I

Evaristus

Alexander I

c.117–c.127

Sixtus I

c.127–c.137

Telesphorus

c.137–c.140

Hyginus

c.140–c.154

Pius I

c.154–c.166

Anicetus

c.166–c.175

Soter

c.175–89

Eleutherius

189–98

Victor I

198–217

Zephyrinus

217–22

Callistus I

[217–c.235

Hippolytus]

222–30

Urban I

230–5

Pontian

235–6

Anterus

236–50

Fabian

251–3

Cornelius

[251–257/8

Novatian]

253–4

Lucius I

254–7

Stephen I

257–8

Sixtus II

259–68

Dionysius

269–74

Felix I

275–83

Eutychianus

283–96

Caius

296–304

Marcellinus

c.307–308/9

Marcellus I

310

Eusebius

310/11–314

Miltiades

314–35

Sylvester I

336

Mark

337–52

Julius I

352–66

Liberius

[355–65

Felix II]

366–84

Damasus I

[366–7

Ursinus]

384–99

Siricius

399–401

Anastasius I

402–17

Innocent I

417–18

Zosimus

418–22

Boniface I

[418–19

Eulalius]

422–32

Celestine I

432–40

Sixtus III

440–61

Leo I

461–8

Hilarus

468–83

Simplicius

483–92

Felix III (II)

492–6

Gelasius I

496–8

Anastasius II

498–514

Symmachus

[498–9, 501–6

Laurentius]

514–23

Hormisdas

523–6

John I

526–30

Felix IV (III)

530–2

Boniface II

[530

Dioscorus]

533–5

John II

535–6

Agapetus I

536–7

Silverius

537–55

Vigilius

556–61

Pelagius I

561–74

John III

575–9

Benedict I

579–90

Pelagius II

590–604

Gregory I

604–6

Sabinianus

607

Boniface III

608–15

Boniface IV

615–18

Deusdedit or Adeodatus I

619–25

Boniface V

625–38

Honorius I

640

Severinus

640–2

John IV

642–9

Theodore I

649–55

Martin I1

654–7

Eugenius I

657–72

Vitalian

672–6

Adeodatus II

676–8

Donus

678–81

Agatho

682–3

Leo II

684–5

Benedict II

685–6

John V

686–7

Cono

[687

Theodore]

[687

Paschal]

687–701

Sergius I

701–5

John VI

705–7

John VII

708

Sisinnius

708–15

Constantine

715–31

Gregory II

731–41

Gregory III

741–52

Zacharias

752

Stephen II

752–7

Stephen II (III)

757–67

Paul I

[767–9

Constantine]

[768

Philip]

768–72

Stephen III (IV)

772–95

Hadrian I

795–816

Leo III

816–17

Stephen V

817–24

Paschal I

824–7

Eugenius II

827

Valentine

827–44

Gregory IV

844–7

Sergius II

[844

John]

847–55

Leo IV

855–8

Benedict III

[855

Anastasius Bibliothecarius]

858–67

Nicholas I

867–72

Hadrian II

872–82

John VIII

882–4

Marinus I

884–5

Hadrian III

885–91

Stephen VI

891–6

Formosus

896

Boniface VI

896–7

Stephen VII

897

Romanus

897

Theodore II

898–900

John IX

900–3

Benedict IV

903

Leo V

[903–4

Christopher]

904–11

Sergius III

911–13

Anastasius III

913–14

Lando

914–28

John X

928

Leo VI

928–31

Stephen VIII

931–5

John XI

936–9

Leo VII

939–42

Stephen IX

942–6

Marinus II

946–55

Agapetus II

955–64

John XII

963–5

Leo VIII2

964

Benedict V

965–72

John XIII

973–4

Benedict VI

[974, 984–5

Boniface VII]

974–83

Benedict VII

983–4

John XIV

985–96

John XV

996–9

Gregory V

[997–8

John XVI]

999–1003

Sylvester II

1003

John XVII

1003/4–9

John XVIII

1009–12

Sergius IV

1012–24

Benedict VIII

[1012

Gregory VI]

1024–32

John XIX

1032–44

Benedict IX

1045

Sylvester III

1045

Benedict IX (for the second time)

1045–6

Gregory VI

1046–7

Clement II

1047–8

Benedict IX (for the third time)

1048

Damasus II

1048–54

Leo IX

1055–7

Victor II

1057–8

Stephen X

[1058–9

Benedict X]

1059–61

Nicholas II

1061–73

Alexander II

[1061–72

Honorius II]

1073–85

Gregory VII

[1080, 1084–1100

Clement III]

1086–7

Victor III

1088–99

Urban II

1099–1118

Paschal II

[1100–1

Theodoric]

[1101

Albert]

[1105–11

Sylvester IV]

1118–19

Gelasius II

[1118–21

Gregory VIII]

1119–24

Callistus II

1124–30

Honorius II

[1124

Celestine II]

1130–43

Innocent II

[1130–8

Anacletus II]

[1138

Victor IV]

1143–4

Celestine II

1144–5

Lucius II

1145–53

Eugenius III

1153–4

Anastasius IV

1154–9

Hadrian IV

1159–81

Alexander III

[1159–64

Victor IV3]

[1164–8

Paschal III]

[1168–78

Callistus III]

[1179–80

Innocent III]

1181–5

Lucius III

1185–7

Urban III

1187

Gregory VIII

1187–91

Clement III

1191–8

Celestine III

1198–1216

Innocent III

1216–27

Honorius III

1227–41

Gregory IX

1241

Celestine IV

1243–54

Innocent IV

1254–61

Alexander IV

1261–4

Urban IV

1265–8

Clement IV

1271–6

Gregory X

1276

Innocent V

1276

Hadrian V

1276–7

John XXI4

1277–80

Nicholas III

1281–5

Martin IV

1285–7

Honorius IV

1288–92

Nicholas IV

1294

Celestine V

1294–1303

Boniface VIII

1303–4

Benedict XI

1305–14

Clement V

1316–34

John XXII

[1328–30

Nicholas V]

1334–42

Benedict XII

1342–52

Clement VI

1352–62

Innocent VI

1362–70

Urban V

1370–8

Gregory XI

1378–89

Urban VI

[1378–94

Clement VII]

1389–1404

Boniface IX

[1394–1417

Benedict XIII]

1404–6

Innocent VII

1406–15

Gregory XII

[1409–10

Alexander V]

[1410–15

John XXIII]

1417–31

Martin V

[1423–9

Clement VIII]

[1425–30

Benedict XIV]

1431–47

Eugenius IV

[1439–49

Felix V]

1447–55

Nicholas V

1455–8

Callistus III

1458–64

Pius II

1464–71

Paul II

1471–84

Sixtus IV

1484–92

Innocent VIII

1492–1503

Alexander VI

1503

Pius III

1503–13

Julius II

1513–21

Leo X

1522–3

Hadrian VI

1523–34

Clement VII

1534–49

Paul III

1550–5

Julius III

1555

Marcellus II

1555–9

Paul IV

1559–65

Pius IV

1566–72

Pius V

1572–85

Gregory XIII

1585–90

Sixtus V

1590

Urban VII

1590–1

Gregory XIV

1591

Innocent IX

1592–1605

Clement VIII

1605

Leo XI

1605–21

Paul V

1621–3

Gregory XV

1623–44

Urban VIII

1644–55

Innocent X

1655–67

Alexander VII

1667–9

Clement IX

1670–6

Clement X

1676–89

Innocent XI

1689–91

Alexander VIII

1691–1700

Innocent XII

1700–21

Clement XI

1721–4

Innocent XIII

1724–30

Benedict XIII

1730–40

Clement XII

1740–58

Benedict XIV

1758–69

Clement XIII

1769–74

Clement XIV

1775–99

Pius VI

1800–23

Pius VII

1823–9

Leo XII

1829–30

Pius VIII

1831–46

Gregory XVI

1846–78

Pius IX

1878–1903

Leo XIII

1903–14

Pius X

1914–22

Benedict XV

1922–39

Pius XI

1939–58

Pius XII

1958–63

John XXIII

1963–78

Paul VI

1978

John Paul I

1978–2005

John Paul II

2005–13

Benedict XVI

2013–

Francis

1 After Martin’s banishment his successor was elected and consecrated.

2 His pontificate is dated from the deposition of his predecessor, but its legitimacy is contested.

3 No account was taken of the previous antipope, who had resisted for a very short time.

4 No Pope bearing the name of John XX ever existed.

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