Agapetus II, Pope

Agapetus II, Pope
Agapetus II, Pope
Reigned 946-955

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  • Pope John II — of Alexandria was the Coptic Pope from 505 to 516 .Infobox Pope English name=John II birth name=Mercurius term start=January 2 533 term end=May 8 535 predecessor=Boniface II successor=Agapetus I birth date=??? birthplace=Rome dead=dead|death date …   Wikipedia

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