Pope Gregory XII

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Gregory XII
Papacy began 30 November 1406
Papacy ended 4 July 1415
Predecessor Pope Innocent VII
Successor Pope Martin V
Personal details
Birth name Angelo Corrario
Born c. 1326
Died October 18, 1417(1417-10-18)
Other Popes named Gregory

Pope Gregory XII (Latin: Gregorius Duodecimus; c. 1326 – 18 October 1417) was the 206th Pope. He was born Angelo Corrario at Venice, Italy. He became Bishop of Castello in 1380, titular Patriarch of Constantinople in 1390, a cardinal in 1405, and finally Pope Gregory XII on 30 November 1406. He held office during the years of the Western Schism. In 1415, he resigned during the Council of Constance. He died at Recanati in 1417.[1] His papal resignation was the last until Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February 2013.[2]

Popes of the Western Schism
Antipope John XXIII Antipope John XXIII Antipope Alexander V Pope Gregory XII Pope Innocent VII Pope Innocent VII Pope Boniface IX Pope Urban VI Avignon Pope Benedict XIII Avignon Pope Clement VII Pope Martin V Pope Gregory XI

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The Coat of Arms of Gregory XII

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Media related to Gregorius XII at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Innocent VII
Succeeded by
Martin V