Joannes

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Born: 470? AD
Died: 526 AD.

Nationality: Roman
Categories: Popes, Religious Icon, Saint


470 AD - Born in Populonia, Tuscany, Italy.

 

523 AD - Priest in Rome and the 53rd pope, Italy's ruler.

 

           - Roman Catholic Pope.         

 

          - He tried to involve Pope John in his political machinations.

 

525 AD - He was sent by Theodoric at the head of an embassy to Constantinople to obtain from the emperor Justin toleration for the Arians.

 

          - Led mission to Constantinople to attempt to persuade Justin I to show tolerance for Arians within Byzantine Empire 

 

526 AD - On the 18th of May, of thirst and starvation in prison in Ravenna, Italy of natural causes.

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