Pape Gregory XIII

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Gregory XIII
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Installed13 Mey 1572
Term endit10 Aprile 1585
PredecessorPius V
SuccessorSixtus V
Ordinationc. 1558
Creatit Cardinal12 Mairch 1565
bi Pius V
Personal details
Birth nameUgo Boncompagni
Born7 Januar 1502
Bologna, Papal States
Died10 Aprile 1585 (aged 83)
Roum, Papal States
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MottoAperuit et clausit ("Opened an closed")
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Ither papes named Gregory

Pape Gregory XIII (Laitin: Gregorius XIII; 7 Januar 1502 – 10 Aprile 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, wis Pape o the Catholic Kirk frae 13 Mey 1572 tae his daith in 1585. He is best kent for commissionin an bein the namesake for the Gregorian calendar, which remains the internaitionally acceptit ceevil calendar tae this day.