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Ugo Boncompagni-Sora

Also Known As: "Gregory XIII"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italia
Death: Died in Roma, Lazio, Italia
Immediate Family:

Son of Cristoforo Boncompagni and Angela Marescalchi
Father of Giacomo Boncompagni, I. duca di Sora

Occupation: Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Pope Gregory XIII

Pope Gregory XIII (7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1572 to 1585. He is best known for commissioning and being the namesake for the Gregorian calendar, which remains the internationally-accepted civil calendar to this date.

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Pope Gregory XIII's Timeline

1501
January 7, 1501
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italia
1548
May 8, 1548
Age 47
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italia
1585
April 10, 1585
Age 84
Roma, Lazio, Italia