Gregory XIII

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the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585)

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Not a big problem to start with but after time it became a difference of 10 days and in 1582 Pope Gregory XIII grew tired of the resulting inaccuracies and introduced the Gregorian calendar.
Denis Law, commentator/former footballer, 74; Paul Jones, blues singer/broadcaster, 72; John Stapleton, journalist/TV presenter, 68; Dennis Waterman, actor, 66 1582: Pope Gregory XIII announced the new Gregorian calendar, replacing the Julian calendar.
1582: Pope Gregory XIII announced the new Gregorian calendar, replacing the less accurate Julian calendar that had got out of line with astronomical reality over many centuries.
Some 777 years later, in 1582, Pope Gregory XIII signed a papal bull heralding a new and improved calendar for the world.
The icon in Rome influenced the format of the Madison painting, perhaps because its popularity and visibility increased through the reconstruction of the area between the Lateran and Santa Maria Maggiore for the Holy Year of 1575 that was commissioned by the Bolognese Pope Gregory XIII Buoncompagni (1502-1585), who held special personal devotion to the Madonna del Soccorso.
In the 16th Century, Pope Gregory XIII revised the Julian calendar, and the celebration of the New Year was returned to January 1.
1612 Christopher Clavius died; a German mathematician; in 1581 was employed by Pope Gregory XIII to reform the calendar.
But it was only in 1582 that Pope Gregory XIII addressed the missing quarter day in the solar rotation by creating the leap year.
Eastern and Western Christianity have diverged in the celebration of Easter since 1582, when the Western church's Pope Gregory XIII ordered a 10-day correction in the solar Julian calendar, established by Julius Caesar in 46 B.
In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII ordered the advancement of the calendar by ten days and introduced a new corrective device to curb further error.
1582 Pope Gregory XIII announced a change from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar.
The exhibition includes such documents as letters by Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas of 1323, the Act of Kreva of 1385, which created a dynastic union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland, the Peace Treaty of Melno between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Teutonic Order of 1422, the Papal Bull of Pope Gregory XIII confirming the foundation of Vilnius University in 1579, a 1948 underground publication by Lithuanian anti-Soviet guerrillas, the act of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania declaring the restoration of Lithuania's independence on March 11, 1990.
However, she is mistaken in asserting that Gregory XIII repeated or reiterated the excommunication in 1580 (20, 111); he reinterpreted the bull and partially suspended it but never reissued it.
St Gregory, Gregory XIII, the patriarch Eutichius and archbishop Bartholomew Carranza