Pope Gregory IV

Pope from 827 until 844

Pope Gregory IV (Latin: Gregorius Quartus; c. 795-25 January 844) was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 102nd Pope from 11 February 731 to 28 November 741.[1] was Pope from October 827 to 25 January 844.

Gregory IV
Papacy beganOctober 827
Papacy ended25 January 844
PredecessorPope Valentine
SuccessorPope Sergius II
Personal details
Birth nameGregorius
Bornc. 795
Died(844-01-25)25 January 844
Other Popes named Gregory

Early lifeEdit

Gregorius was born in Rome, but the exact date is unknown.[2]


Gregory was a Cardinal and head priest of the Basilica of St. Mark in Rome.[3]


Gregory was elected pope in 844.[3]

During his reign, the Roman port city of Ostia was expanded.[2]


Related pagesEdit


Emblem of the popes
  1. "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2013-3-18.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (1838). "Gregory IV," Penny cyclopaedia, Vol. 11, p. 444.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Pope Gregory IV," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2013-3-18.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Gregorius IV at Wikimedia Commons

  •   "Pope Gregory IV" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
  • "Gregory IV", Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911
  • Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Sergius II