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Pope Gregory XII

Pope from 1406 to 1415, resigned

Pope Gregory XII (Latin: Gregorius Duodecimus; c. 1326 – 18 October 1417) was the 206th Pope. He was born Angelo Corrario at Venice, Italy. He became Bishop of Castello in 1380, titular Patriarch of Constantinople in 1390, a cardinal in 1405, and finally Pope Gregory XII on 30 November 1406. He held office during the years of the Western Schism. In 1415, he resigned during the Council of Constance. He died at Recanati in 1417.[1] His papal resignation was the last until Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February 2013.[2]

Gregory XII
Papacy began30 November 1406
Papacy ended4 July 1415
PredecessorPope Innocent VII
SuccessorPope Martin V
Personal details
Birth nameAngelo Corrario
Bornc. 1326
Died(1417-10-18)October 18, 1417
Other Popes named Gregory
Popes of the Western Schism
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ReferencesEdit

 
The Coat of Arms of Gregory XII
  1. New Advent: Gregory XII
  2. "Pope Benedict XVI to resign citing poor health". BBC News. Retrieved 2013-02-11.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Gregorius XII at Wikimedia Commons


Preceded by
Innocent VII
Pope
1406–1415
Succeeded by
Martin V