Benedict XVI
#139946 Overall Influence

Benedict XVI

265th Pope of the Catholic Church

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Pope Benedict XVI is a retired prelate of the Catholic Church who served as head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict’s election as pope occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known by the title “pope emeritus” upon his resignation.

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University of Münster
University of Münster

German university

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University of Bonn
University of Bonn

Public research university located in Bonn, Germany

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University of Regensburg
University of Regensburg

University in Bavaria, Germany

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University of Tübingen
University of Tübingen

Public research university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#3087 World Rank
Religious Studies
#8921 World Rank
Philosophy