Pope Gregory XII facts for kids
|Papacy began||30 November 1406|
|Papacy ended||4 July 1415|
|Predecessor||Pope Innocent VII|
|Successor||Pope Martin V|
|Birth name||Angelo Corrario|
|Died||October 18, 1417|
|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. His papal resignation was the last until Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February 2013.
|Popes of the Western Schism|
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