Gregory XIII, Pope


Gregory XIII, Pope
Gregory XIII, Pope
Reigned 1572-1585

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  • Gregory XIII —     Pope Gregory XIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Gregory XIII     (UGO BUONCOMPAGNI).     Born at Bologna, 7 Jan., 1502; died at Rome, 10 April, 1585. He studied jurisprudence at the University of Bologna, from which he was graduated at… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gregory XIII — (1502 85) ↑Pope from 1572 until his death. He is famous for changing the system of calculating the days of the year, by introducing the ↑Gregorian Calendar in 1582 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pope Gregory XIII — Infobox pope English name=Gregory XIII|Latin name=Dude PP. XIII birth name=Ugo Boncompagni term start=May 13, 1572|term end=April 10, 1585 predecessor=Pius V|successor=Sixtus V birth date=January 7, 1502|birthplace=Bologna, Italy dead=dead death… …   Wikipedia

  • Gregory XIII — (Ugo Buoncompagni) 1502 85, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1572 85, educator and innovator of the modern calendar. * * * orig. Ugo Buoncompagni born June 7, 1502, Bologna, Romagna died April 10, 1585, Rome, Papal States Pope (1572–85) who promulgated …   Universalium

  • Gregory XIII — noun the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572 1585) • Syn: ↑Gregory, ↑Ugo Buoncompagni • Derivationally related forms: ↑Gregorian (for: ↑Gregory) • Instance Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gregory XIII — (1502–85)    Pope.    Gregory was born Ugo Buoncompagni in Bologna, Italy. After a legal training, he was appointed to a judgeship in Rome and he later became a jurist at the Council of Trent. He was ordained at the age of forty, was consecrated… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Gregory XIII — /ˈgrɛgəri/ (say greguhree) noun (Ugo Buoncompagni), 1502–85, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1572–85; devised modern calendar …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tiara of Pope Gregory XIII — The Tiara of Pope Gregory XIII is the oldest surviving papal tiara in existence. Its actual date of manufacture is not recorded. It is known however that it was manufactured during the reign of Pope Gregory XIII (1572 1585)Fact|date=July 2008,… …   Wikipedia

  • GREGORY° — GREGORY°, name of 16 popes. GREGORY I (the Great), pope 590–604; the most important of the earlier popes from the point of view of Jewish history. It was he who formulated the Jewish policy of the papacy,   faithfully followed in subsequent… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism