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List of French popes

Sixteen pope''s have had French ancestry, all in the second half of the medieval era. The seven popes of the Avignon papacy were French (numbers 10-16 below in bold). French is the most common non-Italian papal ancestry.

  1. Pope Silvester II, 999-1003: Gerbert of Aurillac.
  2. Pope Stephen IX, 1057-1058: Frederick of Lorraine.
  3. Pope Nicholas II, 1058-1061: Gerard of Burgundy.
  4. Bl. Pope Urban II, 1088-1099: Otho of Lagery (or Otto or Odo).
  5. Pope Callistus II, 1119-1124: Guido of Vienne.
  6. Pope Urban IV, 1261-1264: Jacques Pantaléon.
  7. Pope Clement IV, 1265-1268: Guy Foulques.
  8. Bl. Pope Innocent V, 1276: Pierre de Tarentaise.
  9. Pope Martin IV, 1281-1285: Simon de Brie.
  10. Pope Clement V, 1305-1314: Bertrand de Got.
  11. Pope John XXII, 1316-1334: Jacques d'Euse.
  12. Pope Benedict XII, 1334-1342: Jacques Fournier.
  13. Pope Clement VI, 1342-1352: Pierre Roger.
  14. Pope Innocent VI, 1352-1362: Stephen Aubert.
  15. Bl. Pope Urban V, 1362-1370: Guillaume de Grimoard.
  16. Pope Gregory XI, 1370-1378: Pierre Roger de Beaufort.

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