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Pape Gregory XIV

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Gregory XIV
Bishop o Rome
Installed5 December 1590
Term endit16 October 1591
PredecessorUrban VII
SuccessorInnocent IX
Consecration13 Mairch 1564
bi St. Charles Borromeo
Creatit Cardinal12 December 1583
bi Gregory XIII
Personal details
Birth nameNiccolò Sfondrato
Born11 Februar 1535(1535-02-11)
Somma Lombardo, Duchy o Milan
Deed16 October 1591(1591-10-16) (aged 56)
Roum, Papal State
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Ither papes named Gregory

Pape Gregory XIV (Laitin: Gregorius XIV; 11 Februar 1535 – 16 October 1591), born Niccolò Sfondrato[1] or Sfondrati,[2] wis Pape frae 5 December 1590 tae his daith in 1591.


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  1. " Baynes, T.S.; Smith, W.R., eds. (1880). "Gregory XIV." . Encyclopædia Britannica. 11 (9th ed.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Cite has empty unkent parameters: |1= and |coauthors= (help)
  2. Francesco Patrizi's Hermetic Philosophy, Cees Leijenhorst, Gnosis and Hermeticism from Antiquity to Modern Times, ed. R. van den Broek, Wouter J. Hanegraaff, (State University of New York Press, 1998), 125.