Pope Gregory IV

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Cardinal-priest. 101st pope, the choice of the Roman nobility. Worked restore harmony between Emperor Louis the Pious and his sons. Fortified Ostia against the Saracens, and repaired aqueducts and churches. Appointed Saint Anschar first Archbishop of Hamburg to support his mission to the Scandinavians.
Born
Rome, Italy
Papal Ascension
827
Died
844 at Rome, Italy of natural causes
Additional Information
New Catholic Dictionary
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