Pope Gregory V

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Grandson of emperor Otto I. Pope at age 24. The people of Rome chose an anti-pope, known as John XVI, and there was division in the faithful until the matter was settle at the Council of Pavia in 997.
Born
c.972
Papal Ascension
996
Died
18 February 999; cause of death is unknown, but he was so young and the death so sudden that foul play was suspected, though never proved; buried in Saint Peter's
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