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When was Pope Urban II born and died?
Pope Urban II
|Pope Blessed Urban II|
|Born||c. 1035 Lagery, County of Champagne, Kingdom of France|
|Died||29 July 1099 (aged 64) Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire|
|Previous post(s)||Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (1078–88) Cardinal-Bishop of Velletri (1080–88) Legate in Germany (1084–85)|
What was important about Pope Urban II?
On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by calling all Christians in Europe to war against Muslims in order to reclaim the Holy Land, with a cry of “Deus vult!” or “God wills it!”
Where is Pope Urban II buried?
Pope Urban II
|Birth||1042 Lagery, Departement de la Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France|
|Death||29 Jul 1099 (aged 56–57) Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy|
|Burial||Saint Peter’s Basilica Vatican City|
|Memorial ID||8200559 · View Source|
How many Pope Urban’s were there?
Pope Urban II, pope 1088–1099, the Blessed Pope Urban. Pope Urban III, pope 1185–1187. Pope Urban IV, pope 1261–1264. Pope Urban V, pope 1362–1370, also the Blessed Pope Urban.
Who were Pope Urban II parents?
Gui I de Chatillon
Pope Urban II/Parents
Who was the first pope?
Peter, traditionally considered the first pope.
When was the Second Crusade?
1147 – 1149
Where are past popes buried?
Most extant papal tombs are located in St. Peter’s Basilica, other major churches of Rome (especially Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran, Santa Maria sopra Minerva and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore), or other churches of Italy, France, and Germany.
Are there dead bodies in the Vatican?
After consulting its records, the Vatican announced last week they had located bones under the floor of the Pontifical Teutonic College, which flanks the graveyard. Structural work was carried out in the cemetery at the end of the 19th century and again about 60 years ago.
What was pope Francis before he was pope?
Francis of Assisi of Italy. Prior to his election as pope, Bergoglio served as archbishop of Buenos Aires from 1998 to 2013 (succeeding Antonio Quarracino), as cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church of Argentina from 2001 to 2013, and as president of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina from 2005 to 2011.
Who was first pope?
Who fought against each other during the Third Crusade?
The Third Crusade (1189–1192) was an attempt by three European monarchs of Western Christianity (Philip II of France, Richard I of England and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor) to reconquer the Holy Land following the capture of Jerusalem by the Ayyubid sultan Saladin in 1187.