Pope Gregory XII

1335 - 1417

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Pope Gregory XII (Latin: Gregorius XII; c. 1326 or 1327 – 18 October 1417), born Angelo Corraro, Corario, or Correr, was the Roman claimant to the headship of the Catholic Church from 30 November 1406 to 4 July 1415. Reigning during the Western Schism, he was opposed by the Avignon pope Benedict XIII and the Pisan popes Alexander V and John XXIII. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Gregory XII has received more than 290,502 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Pope Gregory XII is the 134th most popular religious figure (up from 145th in 2019), the 167th most popular biography from Italy and the 46th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Pope Gregory XII was most famous for ending the Western Schism, which was a series of conflicts between two or more people claiming to be pope.

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Among religious figures, Pope Gregory XII ranks 134 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Benedict XIV, Bridget of Sweden, Barnabas, Pope Paul V, Miriam, and Pope Leo I. After him are Pope Sixtus V, Pope Clement XII, Pope Gregory XI, Pope Innocent X, Pope Formosus, and Pope Pius IV.

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Among people born in 1335, Pope Gregory XII ranks 1After him are Taejo of Joseon, Prince Marko, Mamai, Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary, and Princess Milica of Serbia. Among people deceased in 1417, Pope Gregory XII ranks 1After him are Imadaddin Nasimi, Louis II of Anjou, William II, Duke of Bavaria, Huitzilihuitl, and Manuel III of Trebizond.

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Among people born in Italy, Pope Gregory XII ranks 167 out of 4,088Before him are Numa Pompilius (-753), Pope Paul V (1552), Lucius Verus (130), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Pertinax (126), and Pope Leo I (390). After him are Amedeo Avogadro (1776), Pope Sixtus V (1520), Giorgione (1478), Pope Clement XII (1652), Pope Innocent X (1574), and Catullus (-84).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Gregory XII ranks 46Before him are Anselm of Canterbury (1033), Pope Gregory IX (1160), Pope Clement VIII (1536), Pope Benedict XIV (1675), Pope Paul V (1552), and Pope Leo I (390). After him are Pope Sixtus V (1520), Pope Clement XII (1652), Pope Innocent X (1574), Pope Formosus (816), Pope Pius IV (1499), and Pope Gregory XV (1554).