Pope Gregory IV

Pope and bishop of Rome from 827 to 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.

Pope 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