Pope Gregory II

Pope Gregory II (Latin: Gregorius II; 669 – 11 February 731) was the bishop of Rome from 19 May 715 to his death.[1] His defiance of Emperor Leo III the Isaurian as a result of the iconoclastic controversy in the Eastern Empire prepared the way for a long series of revolts, schisms and civil wars that eventually led to the establishment of the temporal power of the popes.

Pope Saint

Gregory II
Bishop of Rome
ChurchCatholic Church
Papacy began19 May 715
Papacy ended11 February 731
PredecessorConstantine
SuccessorGregory III
Personal details
Birth nameGregorius Sabellus
Born669
Rome, Exarchate of Ravenna, Eastern Roman Empire
Died(731-02-11)11 February 731 (aged c. 62)
Rome, Exarchate of Ravenna, Eastern Roman Empire
Sainthood
Feast day11 February
Venerated inCatholic Church
Attributes
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