Pope Gelasius II facts for kids
|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
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.
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