How old is Pope John Paul II?
Pope John Paul II was born on 18 May 1920. Pope John Paul II died on 2 April 2005 at the age of 84 years.
What was the exact age of Pope John Paul II?
Pope John Paul II's exact age was 84 years 10 months 15 days old. Pope John Paul II lived for total 31,000 days.
What would be the age of Pope John Paul II if alive?
Pope John Paul II's exact age would be 100 years 5 months 9 days old if alive. Total 36,687 days.
What is the zodiac sign of Pope John Paul II?
Zodiac sign of Pope John Paul II is Taurus.
Pope Johan Paul II was one of the longest-serving leaders of the Catholic Church whose papacy lasted for over 26 years. Born Karol Jozef Wojtyla is 1920 in the neighborhood of Krakow in southern Poland, he lost his father right after the start of World War II. The hardships of his youth like the Nazi occupation of Poland and the loss of his father made Karol think about becoming a priest. After the war had been over, Wojtyla entered and finished a seminary in Krakow and then spent many years preaching and writing for local Catholic printed media. In the late 1950s, he became an Auxiliary Bishop of Krakow and later on received the title of a Cardinal. In 1978 he was elected pope to become the first non-Italian born head of the Catholic Church for the last 400 years. During the times of his papacy, Pope John Paul II was one of the most traveling popes and is considered to be the one whose contribution to making people of all religions closer, more understanding and more tolerant to each other is remarkable. Pope Johan Paul II also contributed to abolishing and ending the Communist regimen in the countries of Eastern Europe. He died in April 2005 in the Vatican at the age of 84 and later on was proclaimed venerable by the next pope, Pope Benedict XVI.