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Ugo Buoncompagni, 1502–85, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1572–85, educator and innovator of the modern calendar.
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Gregory XIII

noun
1502–85, pope (1572–85). He promoted the Counter-Reformation and founded seminaries. His reformed (Gregorian) calendar was issued in 1582
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