Pope Gregory V
Gregory V (Latin: Gregorius Quintius; c. 972-18 February 999), also known as Bruno of Carinthia, was a German priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 139th Pope from 3 May 996 to 18 February 999.
|Papacy began||3 May 996|
|Papacy ended||18 February 999|
|Predecessor||Pope John XV|
|Successor||Pope Sylvester II|
|Birth name||Bruno of Carinthia|
Duchy of Saxony
|Died||18 February 999|
|Other Popes named Gregory|
Bruno was elected pope in 996; and he chose to be called Gregory. He was the first German Pope.