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Gregory XVI

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(Bartolommeo Alberto Cappellari) 1765–1846, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1831–46.
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pope from 1831 to 1846. His efforts to consolidate papal authority within the church were matched by his support of traditional monarchies throughout Europe.

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