Roman Catholic Popes

List of the heads of the Roman Catholic Church.

Name of Pope

Date Ruling as Pope & More

Peter

? – 64

Linus

67 – 76

Anacletus

76 – 88

Clement I

88 – 97

Evaristus

97 – 107

Alexander I

105 – 115

Sixtus I

115 – 125

Telesphorus

125 – 136

Hyginus

136 – 140

Pius I

140 – 155

Anicetus

155 – 166

Soter

166 – 175

Eleutherius

175 – 189

Victor I

189 – 199

Zephyrinus

199 – 217

Calixtus I

217 – 222

Hippolytus (Antipope)

217 – 235

Urban I

222 – 230

Pontian

230 – 235

Anterus

235 – 236

Fabian

236 – 250

Cornelius

251 – 253

Novatian (Antipope)

251

Lucius I

253 – 254

Stephen I

254 – 257

Sixtus II

257 – 258

Dionysius

259 – 268

Felix I

269 – 274

Eutychian

275 – 283

Gaius

283 – 296

Marcellinus

296 – 304

Marcellus I

308 – 309

Eusebius

309 – 310

Miltiades

311 – 314

Sylvester I

314 – 335

Mark

336

Julius I

337 – 352

Liberius

352 – 366

Felix II (Antipope)

355 – 358

Damasus I

366 – 384

Ursinus (Antipope)

366 – 367

Siricius

384 – 399

Anastasius I

399 – 401

Innocent I

401 – 417

Zosimus

417 – 418

Boniface I

418 – 422

Eulalius (Antipope)

418 – 419

Celestine I

422 – 432

Sixtus III

432 – 440

Leo I

440 – 461

Hilary

461 – 468

Simplicius

468 – 483

Felix III

483 – 492

Gelasius I

491 – 496

Anastasius II

496 – 498

Symmachus

498 – 514

Laurentius (Antipope)

498 – 507

Hormisdas

514 – 523

John I

523 – 526

Felix IV

526 – 530

Dioscorus (Antipope)

530

Boniface II

530 – 532

John II

533 – 535

Agapetus I

535 – 536

Silverius

536 – 537

Vigilius

537 – 555

Pelagius I

556 – 561

John III

561 – 574

Benedict I

575 – 579

Pelagius II

579 – 590

Gregory I

Pope Gregory I 540-604

Lived 540 – 604.

Rules as pope 590 – 604.

Sabinian

604 – 606

Boniface III

607

Boniface IV

608 – 615

Deusdedit

615 – 618

Boniface V

619 – 624

Honorius I

625 – 638

Severinus

640

John IV

640 – 642

Theodore I

642 – 649

Martin I

649 – 655

Eugenius I

654 – 657

Vitalian

657 – 672

Adeodatus II

672 – 676

Donus

676 – 678

Agatho

678 – 681

Leo II

682 – 683

Benedict II

684 – 685

John V

685 – 686

Conon

686 – 87

Sergius I

687 – 701

Theodore (Antipope)

687

Paschal (Antipope)

687

John VI

701 – 705

John VII

705 – 707

Sisinnius

708

Constantine

708 – 715

Gregory II

715 – 731

Gregory III

731 – 741

Zacharias

741 – 752

Stephen II

752

Stephen III

752 – 757

Paul I

757 – 767

Constantine II (Antipope)

767 – 768

Philip (Antipope)

768

Stephen IV

768 – 772

Adrian I

772 – 795

Leo III

795 – 816

Stephen V

816 – 817

Paschal I

817 – 824

Eugenius II

824 – 827

Valentine

827

Gregory IV

827 – 844

John (Antipope)

844

Sergius II

844 – 847

Leo IV

Died in 855.

Ruled as pope 847 – 855.

Benedict III

855 – 858

Anastasius

855

Nicholas I

858 – 867

Adrian II

867 – 872

John VIII

872 – 882

Marinus I

882 – 884

Adrian III

884 – 885

Stephen VI

885 – 891

Formosus

891 – 896

Boniface VI

896

Stephen VII

896 – 897

Romanus

897

Theodore II

897

John IX

898 – 900

Benedict IV

900 – 903

Leo V

903

Christopher (Antipope)

903 – 904

Sergius III

904 – 911

Anastasius III

911 – 913

Lando

913 – 914

John X

914 – 9278

Leo VI

928

Stephen VIII

929 – 931

John XI

931 – 935

Leo VII

936 – 939

Stephen IX

939 – 942

Marinus II

942 – 946

Agapetus II

946 – 955

John XII

955 – 964

Leo VIII

963 – 965

Benedict V

964 – 966

John XIII

965 – 972

Benedict VI

973 – 974

Boniface VII (Antipope)

974

Benedict VII

974 – 983

John XIV

983 – 984

Boniface VII (Antipope)

984 – 985

John XVI

985 – 996

Gregory V

996 – 999

John XVII (Antipope)

997 – 998

Sylvester II

999 – 1003

John XVIII

1003

John XIX

1004 – 1009

Sergius IV

1009 – 1012

Gregory VI (Antipope)

1012

Benedict VIII

1012 – 1024

John XX

1024 – 1032

Benedict IX

1032 – 1044

Sylvester III

1045

Benedict IX – again

1045

Gregory VI

1045 – 1046

Clement II

1046 – 1047

Benedict IX – once more

1047 – 1048

Damasus II

1048

Leo IX

1049 – 1054

Victor II

1055 – 1057

Stephen X

1057 – 1058

Benedict X (Antipope)

1058 – 1059

Nicholas II

1059 – 1061

Alexander II

1061 – 1073

Honorius II (Antipope)

1061 – 1072

Gregory VII

1073 – 1085

Clement III (Antipope)

1080 – 1100

Victor III

1086 – 1087

Urban II

Pope Urban II 1035-1099

Council of Clermont.

Lived 1035 – 1099.

Ruled as pope 1088 – 1099.

Paschal II

1099 – 1118

Theodoric

1100 – 1102

Albert (Antipope)

1102

Sylvester IV (Antipope)

1105 – 1111

Gelasius II

1118 – 1119

Gregory VIII (Antipope)

1118 – 1121

Calixtus II

1119 – 1124

Honorius II

1124 – 1130

Celestine II (Antipope)

1124

Innocent II

1130 – 1143

Anacletus II (Antipope)

1130 – 1138

Victor IV (Antipope)

1138

Celestine II

1143 – 1144

Lucius II

1144 – 1145

Eugenius III

1145 – 1153

Anastasius IV

1153 – 1154

Adrian IV

1154 – 1159

Alexander III

1159 – 1181

Victor IV (Antipope)

1159 – 1164

Paschal III (Antipope)

1164 – 1168

Calixtus III (Antipope)

1168 – 1178

Innocent III (Antipope)

1179 – 1180

Lucius III

1181 – 1185

Urban III

1185 – 1187

Gregory VIII

1187

Clement III

1187 – 1191

Celestine III

1191 – 1198

Innocent III

1198 – 1216

Honorius III

1216 – 1227

Gregory IX

1227 – 1241

Celestine IV

1241

Innocent IV

1243 – 1254

Alexander IV

1254 – 1261

Urban IV

1261 – 1264

Clement IV

1265 – 1268

Gregory X

1271 – 1276

Innocent V

1276

Adrian V

1276

John XXI

1276 – 1277

Nichola III

1277 – 1280

Martin IV

1281 – 1285

Honorius IV

1285 – 1287

Nicholas IV

1288 – 1292

Celestine V

1294

Boniface VIII

1294 – 1303

Benedict XI

1303 – 1304

Clement V

1305 – 1314

John XXII

1316 – 1334

Nicholas V (Antipope)

1328 – 1330

Benedict XII

1334 – 1342

Clement VI

1342 – 1352

Innocent VI

1352 – 1362

Urban V

1362 – 1370

Gregory XI

1370 – 1378

Urban VI

1378 – 1389

Clement VII (Antipope)

1378 – 1394

Boniface IX

1389 – 1404

Benedict XIII (Antipope)

1394 – 1423

Innocent VII

1404 – 1406

Gregory XII

1406 – 1415

Alexander V (Antipope)

1409 – 1410

John XXIII (Antipope)

1410 – 1415

Martin V

1417 – 1431

Clement VIII (Antipope)

1423 – 1429

Eugenius IV

1431 – 1447

Felix V (Antipope)

1439 – 1449

Nicholas V

1447 – 1455

Calixtus III

1455 – 1458

Pius II

1458 – 1464

Paul II

1464 – 1471

Sixtus IV

1471 – 1484

Innocent VIII

1484 – 1492

Alexander VI

Pope Alexander VI 1431-1503

Corrupt pope.

Lived 1431 – 1503.

Ruled as pope 1492 – 1503.

Pius III

1503

Julius II

1503 – 1513

Leo X

1513 – 1521

Adrian VI

1522 – 1523

Clement VII

1523 – 1534

Paul III

1534 – 1549

Julius III

1550 – 1555

Marcellus II

1555

Paul IV

1555 – 1559

Pius IV

1559 – 1565

Pius V

1566 – 1572

Gregory XIII

Gregory XIII 1502-1585

Calendar pope.

Lived 1502 – 1585.

Ruled as pope 1572 – 1585.

Sixtus V

1585 – 1590

Urban VII

1590

Gregory XIV

1590 – 1591

Innocent IX

1591

Clement VIII

1592 – 1605

Leo XI

1605

Paul V

1605 – 1621

Gregory XV

1621 – 1623

Urban VIII

Pope Urban VIII 1568-1644

Lived 1568 – 1644.

Ruled as pope 1623 – 1644.

Innocent X

1644 – 1655

Alexander VII

1655 – 1667

Clement IX

1667 – 1669

Clement X

1670 – 1676

Innocent XI

1676 – 1689

Alexander VIII

1689 – 1691

Innocent XII

1691 – 1700

Clement XI

1700 – 1721

Innocent XIII

1721 – 1724

Benedict XIII

1724 – 1730

Clement XII

1730 – 1740

Benedict XIV

1740 – 1758

Clement XIII

1758 – 1769

Clement XIV

1769 – 1774

Pius VI

1775 – 1799

Pius VII

1800 – 1823

Leo XII

1823 – 1829

Pius VII

1829 – 1830

Gregory XVI

1831 – 1846

Pius IX

1846 – 1878

Leo XIII

1878 – 1903

PiusX

1903 – 1914

Benedict XV

1914 – 1922

Pius XI

1922 – 1939

Pius XII

1939 – 1958

John XXIII

1958 – 1963

Paul VI

1963 – 1978

John Paul I

1978

John Paul II

Pope John Paul II 1920-2005

Lived 1920 – 2005.

Ruled as pope 1978 – 2005.

Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI (born 1927)

Bavarian Pope.

Born 1927.

Rules as pope from 2005.

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History’s Royal Houses & Ruling Dynasties A – Z:

A

Achaemenian Dynasty

The family who ruled the world before Alexander the Great took over.

Antigonid Dynasty

Founded by Antigonus I.

Ascanian Dynasty

German rulers until 1918

Attalid Dynasty

Rulers over ancient Pergamum.

B

Bourbon, House of

Not a pub.

C

Capetian Dynasty

This family ruled France from 987 – 1328.

Carolingian Dynasty

Frankish rulers in western Europe, Charlemagne‘s family.

F

Flavian Dynasty

Three emperors.

H

Habsburg Dynasty

Ruling family from Austria.

Herodian Dynasty

Herod the Great and his family.

Hohenstaufen Dynasty

German rulers of the Holy Roman Empire with roots in Swabia.

L

Luxembourg, House of

The family placed four Holy Roman emperors on the throne.

M

Merovingian Dynasty

Frankish rulers, the ones who ruled before the Carolingians took over.

Mermnad Dynasty

Rich ruling family of Lydia.

R

Romanov Dynasty

Russian tsars 1613 – 1917.

Rurik Dynasty

Russian ruling family.

S

Savoy, House of

At their peak, the House of Savoy ruled united Italy.

Saxon Dynasty

These guys were Holy Roman emperors.

Seleucid Dynasty

Seleucus I Nicator was the first king of this dynasty.

Stuart, House of

Robert the Bruce was grandfather of the first one.

T

Tudor, House of

Henry’s family.

V

Valois Dynasty

Rulers of France 1328-1589. John the Good was a member.

Visconti Family

Rulers of northern Italy from Milan.

W

Welf Dynasty

Rivals of the Hohenstaufen dynasty.

Wettin Dynasty

German line who provided sovereigns for Saxony, Thuringia, Poland, Great Britain, Bulgaria, and Belgium.

Wittelsbach, House of

German nobles from Bavaria.