Pope Gregory IV

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Gregory IV
Papacy began October 827
Papacy ended 25 January 844
Predecessor Pope Valentine
Successor Pope Sergius II
Personal details
Birth name Gregorius
Born c. 795
Rome
Died 25 January 844(844-01-25)
Rome
Other Popes named Gregory

Pope Gregory IV (Latin: Gregorius Quartus; c. 795-25 January 844) was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 102nd Pope from 11 February 731 to 28 November 741.[1] was Pope from October 827 to 25 January 844.

Early life[change | change source]

Gregorius was born in Rome, but the exact date is unknown.[2]

Cardinal[change | change source]

Gregory was a Cardinal and head priest of the Basilica of St. Mark in Rome.[3]

Pope[change | change source]

Gregory was elected pope in 844.[3]

During his reign, the Roman port city of Ostia was expanded.[2]

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

Emblem of the popes
  1. "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2013-3-18.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (1838). "Gregory IV," Penny cyclopaedia, Vol. 11, p. 444.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Pope Gregory IV," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2013-3-18.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Gregorius IV at Wikimedia Commons


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Valentine
Pope
827–844
Succeeded by
Sergius II