Gregory XII (Angelo Corraro)

Gregory XII (Angelo Corraro), Pope, a Venetian, was .elected pope Nov. 30, 1406, by the Roman cardinals, during the Western strife, while his rival Benedict XIII occupied the chair at Avignon. After long quarrels, both popes were deposed by the Council of Pisa, 1409, but Gregory did not yield until the assembling of the Council of Constance, when he formally resigned (1415). He was made dean of the cardinals, and died Oct. 18, 1417, aged 92. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 21:821.

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