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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 Jeweller's Shop (1988), Teatr telewizji (1953) and Our God's Brother (1997). He died on April 2, 2005 in Vatican City. See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Vatican City

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(1988)
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(1997)
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Filmography

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 2017 Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (drama - 1 episode)
- Brat naszego Boga (2017) ... (drama)
 2012 Az aranymüves boltja elött (TV Movie) (as Karol Wojtyla)
 1997 Our God's Brother (play "Brat Naszego Boga" - as Karol Wojtyla)
 1991 Az aranymüves boltja (TV Movie) (as Karol Wojtyla)
 1988 The Jeweller's Shop (play - as Karol Wojtyla)
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Other Works:

Collections of Pope John Paul II's writings have become best sellers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 34 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

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:

"As I return to the Vatican, I do not abandon the land of my birth. I take with me the image of my homeland, from the Baltic to the Tatra, and I keep in my heart all that I have been granted to experience among my fellow countrymen. I want to assure you once again that in my thoughts and prayers Poland and the Polish people have a special place. I ask you, beloved brothers and sisters, to support... See more »

Trivia:

Canonized 482 saints and beatified 1,338 people, believed to be more than all his predecessors combined. See more »

Nickname:

The Pilgrim Pope

Star Sign:

Taurus

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