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

    

Pope Gregory XIII

Pope from 1572 to 1585

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1502

Place of Birth: Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Date of Death: 10-Apr-1585

Profession: Catholic priest

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Pope Gregory XIII

  • Pope Gregory XIII (Latin: Gregorius XIII; 7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 13 May 1572 to his death in 1585.
  • He is best known for commissioning and being the namesake for the Gregorian calendar, which remains the internationally accepted civil calendar to this day.

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