Pope Urban II dies 1099

Saturday, July 29, 1099

Pope Urban II dies in Rome on the 29th of July 1099. He is followed by Pope Paschal II.

He was a supporter of the Gregorian reforms, started by his predecessor, and had to contend with the [no-glossary]antipope Clement III[/no-glossary].

His speech at Clermont in 1095 started of the First Crusade.