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Pope Gregory IX
|Papacy began||19 March 1227|
|Papacy ended||22 August 1241|
|Predecessor||Pope Honorius III|
|Successor||Pope Celestine IV|
|Birth name||Ugolino dei Conti di Segni|
c. 1145 |
22 August 1241 |
Gregory IX (Latin: Gregorius Nonus; c. 1145 – 22 August 1241), born Ugolino dei Conti di Segni, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 178th Pope from 19 March 1227 until his death in 1241.
Cardinal di Conti was elected pope in 1227. He chose to be called Pope Gregory.
- "Pope Gregory IX". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- "Gregory IX", Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Gregory IX
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Segni
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