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Pope Gregory V
|Papacy began||3 May 996|
|Papacy ended||18 February 999|
|Predecessor||Pope John XV|
|Successor||Pope Sylvester II|
|Birth name||Bruno of Carinthia|
c. 972 |
Duchy of Saxony
18 February 999 |
Gregory V (Latin: Gregorius Quintius; c. 972-18 February 999), also known as Bruno of Carinthia, was a German priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 139th Pope from 3 May 996 to 18 February 999.
Bruno was elected pope in 996; and he chose to be called Gregory. He was the first German Pope.
- "Pope Gregory V". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- "Gregory V", Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence
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