Pope Gelasius II
|Papacy began||24 January 1118|
|Papacy ended||29 January 1119|
|Birth name||Giovanni Caetani|
Gaeta, Principality of Capua
|Died||29 January 1119|
Cluny, Duchy of Burgundy, Kingdom of France
Pope Gelasius II (??? − 29 January 1119) was pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 24 January 1118 to his death in 29 January 1119.
He was born in Gaeta, Principality of Capua and died in Cluny, Duchy of Burgundy, Kingdom of France. He was ordained a priest on 9 March 1118 after he fled to Gaeta. He returned to Rome in July under Norman protection after he excommunicated Henry V and the antipope.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Duffy, Eamon. Saints and Sinners. A History of the Popes.
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