Pope Gregory XVI
pope of the Catholic Church from 1831 to 1846
Pope Gregory XVI (Latin: Gregorius PP. XVI, Italian: Gregorio XVI; 18 September 1765 – 1 June 1846), born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 255th Pope from 1831 to 1846.
|Papacy began||2 February 1831|
|Papacy ended||1 June 1846|
|Predecessor||Pope Pius VIII|
|Successor||Pope Pius IX|
|Birth name||Bartolomeo Cappellari|
|Born||8 September 1765|
Belluno, Republic of Venice
|Died||1 June 1846|
|Other popes named Gregory|
Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari was born in 1765 in Belluno, which was part of then in the Republic of Venice.
He became a monk in 1783; and he took the name Mauro. Dom Mauro became a priest in 1787.
Pope Pius VII confirmed his election as Abbot Vicar of the San Gregorio Monastery in 1805.
In 1831, Cardinal Capillaria was elected Pope; and he chose to be called Gregory Gregory.
He use Austrian troops to stop a revolution in the Papal States.
- ↑ "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2012-6-29.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Pope Gregory XVI," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2012-6-29.
- ↑ "Gregory XVI (1765-1846)," Who's Who in Christianity; retrieved 2012-7-18.
Media related to Gregorius XVI at Wikimedia Commons
- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- "Gregory XVI", Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Gregory XVI
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Capillaria