Pope Gregory VII

Gregory VII
Papacy beganApril 22, 1073
Papacy endedMay 25, 1085
PredecessorPope Alexander II
SuccessorPope Victor III
Personal details
Birth nameIldebrando di Soana
Born1020
Sovana, Italy
Died(1085-05-25)May 25, 1085
Salerno
Other Popes named Gregory

Pope Gregory VII (Latin: Gregorius Septimus; 1020–May 25, 1085), born Hildebrand (Italian: Ildebrando di Soana), was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 158th Pope from April 22, 1073 until he died in 1085.[1]

Early life

Hildebrand was born in Sovana in Tuscany. As a youth, he became a Benedictine monk.[2]

In Rome, Hildebrand became the chaplain of Pope Gregory VI. When Gregory VI abdicated and went into in exile in Germany, Hildebrand went with him.[2]

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Türkçe: VII. Gregorius
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