Pope Gregory II, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Pope Gregory II

89th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church (from 715 to 731)

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0001

Place of Birth: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 11-Feb-0731

Profession: librarian, Catholic priest

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Pope Gregory II

  • Pope Gregory II (Latin: Gregorius II; 669 – 11 February 731) was Bishop of Rome from 19 May 715 to his death in 731.
  • His defiance of the Byzantine emperor Leo III the Isaurian as a result of the iconoclastic controversy in the Eastern Empire prepared the way for a long series of revolts, schisms and civil wars that eventually led to the establishment of the temporal power of the popes.

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