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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 (1989). He died on April 2, 2005 in Vatican City. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Vatican City

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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)
 1989 The Jeweller's Shop (play - as Karol Wojtyla)
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Collections of Pope John Paul II's writings have become best sellers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 4 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 | Pope John Paul II | Papiez Jan Pawel II | Karol Józef Wojtyla | Karol Wojtyla

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

"At the end of this solemn liturgy, I desire to say that many of my personal memories are tied to this place. During the Nazi occupation, when I was working in the Solvay factory near here, I used to come here. Even now I recall the street that goes from Borek Falecki to Debniki that I took every day going to work on the different turns with the wooden shoes on my feet. They're the shoes that we ... See more »

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Childhood nickname: Lolek (an abbreviation of Karol, his birth name). See more »

Nickname:

The Pilgrim Pope

Star Sign:

Taurus

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