Pope Gregory XIII

1502 - 1585

Pope Gregory XIII

Pope Gregory XIII (Latin: Gregorius XIII; 7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 13 May 1572 to his death in 1585. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Gregory XIII has received more than 504,757 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 49th most popular religious figure.

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  • 78

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  • 16.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Pope Gregory XIII ranks 51 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Clement VII, Benedict of Nursia, Pope Gregory I, Saint Valentine, Romulus Augustulus, and Thomas the Apostle. After him are Pope Pius XI, Jerome, Isaiah, Pope Pius IX, Joshua, and Saint Anne.

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Among people born in 1502, Pope Gregory XIII ranks 2Before him is Hurrem Sultan. After him are Atahualpa, John III of Portugal, La Malinche, Miguel López de Legazpi, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Thomas Tallis, Pedro Nunes, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Otto Henry, Elector Palatine, and Heinrich Aldegrever. Among people deceased in 1585, Pope Gregory XIII ranks 1After him are Pierre de Ronsard, Andrea Gabrieli, Yermak Timofeyevich, Thomas Tallis, Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony, and Rembert Dodoens.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pope Gregory XIII ranks 62 out of 3,282Before him are Pompey (-106), Saint Valentine (226), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938), Tacitus (54), and Federico Fellini (1920). After him are Pope Pius XI (1857), Evangelista Torricelli (1608), Parmenides (-501), Brutus the Younger (-85), Vitruvius (-75), and Pope Pius IX (1792).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Pope Gregory XIII ranks 10Before him are Pope John Paul I (1912), Pope Pius XII (1876), Pope Clement VII (1478), Benedict of Nursia (480), Pope Gregory I (540), and Saint Valentine (226). After him are Pope Pius XI (1857), Pope Pius IX (1792), Saint Lucy (283), Girolamo Savonarola (1452), Pope Benedict XV (1854), and Pope Julius II (1443).

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