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Information about reign: Papa Gregorius XI (Pope Gregory XI)

CountryPapal States
From30 December 1370
To27 March 1378
Personal InformationPope Gregory XI (1329 - 1378)
Description

Pope Gregory XI (Latin: Gregorius) was Pope from 30 December 1370 to his death in 1378. He was the seventh and last Avignon pope and the most recent French pope. In 1377, Gregory XI returned the Papal court to Rome, ending nearly 70 years of papal residency in Avignon, France. His death shortly after was followed by the Western Schism.

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