Information about Pope Paschal II

Pope Paschal II (1050 - 21 January 1118)

Pope Paschal II (Latin: Paschalis II), born Ranierius, was Pope from 13 August 1099 to his death in 1118.

A monk of the Cluniac order, he created the Cardinal-Priest of San Clemente by Pope Gregory VII (1073 - 85) in 1073. He was consecrated as pope in succession to Pope Urban II (1088 - 99) on 19 August 1099. His reign of almost twenty years was exceptionally long for a pope of the Middle Ages.

Pope Paschal II reigned in...
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Papa Paschalis Secundus (Pope Paschal II) Flag of Holy See Holy See 13 August 1099 21 January 1118
Papa Paschalis Secundus (Pope Paschal II) Flag of Papal States Papal States 13 August 1099 21 January 1118
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