Gregory XVI

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POPE GREGORY XVI

Official name : Bartolomeo Alberto (Mauro) Cappellari
Nationality : Italy
Born : September 18, 1765
Deceased : June 1, 1846

Cardinal (1825) 1826
Pope 1831-1846

Arms of Gregory XVI

Cardinal
Arms of Gregory XVI

Pope

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Dexter half of the Shield symbolises the Camoldese Congregation of the Order of Saint Benedict, to which the Pope belonged. The sinister part is the Arms of the Cappellari Family.

Arms of Gregory XVI

The arms on a 1834 coin


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