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Pope Gregory XVI
|Papacy began||2 February 1831|
|Papacy ended||1 June 1846|
|Predecessor||Pope Pius VIII|
|Successor||Pope Pius IX|
|Birth name||Bartolomeo Cappellari|
8 September 1765 |
Belluno, Republic of Venice
1 June 1846 |
Pope Gregory XVI (Latin: Gregorius PP. XVI, Italian: Gregorio XVI; 18 September 1765 – 1 June 1846), born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 255th Pope from 1831 to 1846.
He became a monk in 1783; and he took the name Mauro. Dom Mauro became a priest in 1787.
- "Pope Gregory XVI". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- "Gregory XVI", Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Gregory XVI
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Capillaria
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