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Pope John Paul II (1920–2005)


Pope John Paul II was born on May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Malopolskie, Poland as Karol Józef Wojtyla. He was a writer, known for The Papal Chase (2004), Our God's Brother (1997) and Philomena (2013). He died on April 2, 2005 in Vatican City. See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Vatican City

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Known For

The Papal Chase
The Papal Chase Himself
(2004)
Our God's Brother
(1997)
Philomena
Philomena Himself (in photo)
(2013)
The Jeweller's Shop
(1988)

Filmography

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 2012 Az aranymüves boltja elött (TV Movie) (as Karol Wojtyla)
 1997 Our God's Brother (play "Brat Naszego Boga" - as Karol Wojtyla)
 1988 The Jeweller's Shop (play - as Karol Wojtyla)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of several plays before becoming Pope, one of if not the only Pope to gain notoriety in this field. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 34 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Papez Jan Pavel II. | Papst Johannes Paul II. | Joan Pau II | John Paul II | Pope John Paul II | Papiez Jan Pawel II | Karol Józef Wojtyla | Karol Wojtyla

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way it could be said that you are our elder brother." (Addressing Jews during his historic visit to Rome's synagogue in 1986) See more »

Trivia:

Was succeeded by Cardinal Joseph Alois Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI (19 April 2005). See more »

Nickname:

The Pilgrim Pope

Star Sign:

Taurus

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