Pope Gregory V facts
|Papacy began||3 May 996|
|Papacy ended||18 February 999|
|Predecessor||Pope John XV|
|Successor||Pope Sylvester II|
|Birth name||Bruno of Carinthia|
Duchy of Saxony
|Died||18 February 999
|Other Popes named Gregory|
Bruno was elected pope in 996; and he chose to be called Gregory. He was the first German Pope.
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