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Pope John Paul I (1912–1978)

Pope John Paul I was born on October 17, 1912 in Forno di Canale, Veneto, Italy [now Canale d'Agordo, Veneto, Italy] as Albino Luciani. He died on September 28, 1978 in Vatican City. See full bio »


(age 65) in Vatican City

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 2015 Hostage to the Devil (filming)
 2008 Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Himself
 2005 Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (TV Movie)
Himself (uncredited)
 1997 Vatikan - Die Macht der Päpste (TV Series documentary)
- Papst Johannes Paul I. und der Tod (1997) ... Himself (as Albino Luciani)

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Albino Luciani


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Was the first Pope to refuse the three-tiered papal crown. It has not been worn since. See more »


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