Papacy of Pope Gregory VIII begins 1187

walwyn Sun, 07/31/2011 - 21:48
Thursday, December 17, 1187

Following the death of Pope Urban III, Henri de Marsiac is elected Pope Gregory VIII on the 21st of October 1187. He lives a further 57 days and dies on the 17th of December 1187. He is followed by Pope Clement III.