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Ugo Boncompagni

Also Known As: "Gregory XIII"
Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italia
Death: April 10, 1585 (83)
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

January 7, 1502
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italia
May 8, 1548
Age 46
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italia
April 10, 1585
Age 83
Roma, Lazio, Italia