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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 The Jeweller's Shop (1988). 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)
The Jeweller's Shop
(1988)
Philomena
Philomena Himself (in photo)
(2013)

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:

"What we talked about will have to remain a secret between him and me. I spoke to him as a brother whom I have pardoned and who has my complete trust." (On his conversation to Ali Agca) See more »

Trivia:

After the death of Pope John Paul I, on September 28, 1978, the College of Cardinals met in a secret conclave in the Vatican to elect the 264th successor to St. Peter as Bishop of Rome. In the eighth round of voting, on October 16, the cardinals chose Karol Wojtyla, who accepted their decision and chose the name John Paul II. See more »

Nickname:

The Pilgrim Pope

Star Sign:

Taurus

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