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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
Died 25 January 844(844-01-25)
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. was Pope from October 827 to 25 January 844.

Early life

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


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


Gregory was elected pope in 844.

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

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