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CountryHoly See
From30 October 701
To11 January 705
Personal InformationPope John VI (655 - 705)

Pope John VI (Latin: Ioannes VI) was Pope from 30 October 701 to his death in 705. John VI was a Greek from Ephesus who reigned during the Byzantine Papacy. His papacy was noted for military and political breakthroughs on the Italian peninsula. He succeeded to the papal chair two months after the death of Pope Sergius I, and his election occurred after a vacancy of less than seven weeks. He himself was succeeded by Pope John VII after a vacancy of less than two months. The body of the pope is buried in Old St. Peter's Basilica.

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