Ugo Boncompagni

Ugo Boncompagni (1502 - 1585)

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Ugo "Pope Gregory XIII" Boncompagni aka Buoncompagni
Born in Bologna, Papal Statesmap
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Died in Rome, Papal Statesmap
Profile last modified 25 Apr 2020 | Created 7 Feb 2013
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Preceded by
Pope Pius V
226th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585
Succeeded by
Pope Sixtus V


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Ugo Boncompagni is Notable.

Ugo never married, but he did have a mistress, Maddalena Fulchini, who later married Simon Scamni, a mason.

Ugo Boncompagni was born on 7 January 1502 in Bologna, Papal States to Cristoforo Boncompagni (10 July 1470 – 1546) and Angela Marescalchi.

He was ordained a priest about 1558 and consecrated a bishop in 1558. He was created a cardinal on 12 March 1565 by Pope Pius IV. [1]

He died on 10 April 1585 aged 83 in Rome, Papal States.


Thanks to Anonymous Gorsline for starting this profile.


  1. Wikipedia Pope Gregory XIII

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