|Pope Marcellus I|
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 16-Jan-309 AD
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 309
Marcellus I, succeeded Pope Marcellinus, after a considerable interval, most probably in May 308, under Maxentius. He was banished from Rome in 309 on account of the tumult caused by the severity of the penances he had imposed on Christians who had lapsed under the recent persecution. He died the same year, being succeeded by Eusebius. He is commemorated on the 16th of January.
Roman Catholic Pope May-308 to 16-Jan-309 AD
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