Pope Francis, the current Pope holds the absolute sovereignty of the Vatican City State and is the 266th Pope to hold the post.
He holds the record for the first in quite a few categories. He is the first Pope from the Jesuit order as well the first to have taken the name Francis.
Not only has he been known to visit the poor regularly, he is also known to do so by taking a bus or the subway. Also, he has been known to cook his own meals and is an ardent devotee of Mother Mary.