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Pope Saint

Gregory I
Bishop of Rome
Gregory the Great with the Holy Spirit
Miniature of Gregory the Great writing, in a 12th-century copy of his Dialogues, British Library, London.
ChurchCatholic Church
Papacy began3 September 590
Papacy ended12 March 604
PredecessorPelagius II
SuccessorSabinian
Orders
Consecration3 September 590
Personal details
Birth nameGregorius Anicius
Bornc. 540
Rome, Eastern Roman Empire
Died12 March 604(604-03-12) (aged 63–64)
Rome, Eastern Roman Empire
BuriedSt. Peter's Basilica (1606)
ResidenceRome
ParentsGordianus and Silvia
Sainthood
Feast day
Venerated in
Attributes
  • Papal tiara
  • Papal vestments
  • Papal cross
  • book
  • quill
PatronageMusicians, singers, students, and teachers
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Pope Gregory I was a pope.

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