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Victor IIGebhard, Count of Calw, Tollenst (Victor II)

Born: 1018? AD
Died: 1057 AD.

Nationality: German
Categories: Popes


1018 - born Gebhard, Count of Calw, Tollenstein, and Hirschberg.

1054 - In September, at the instance of a Roman delegation headed by Hildebrand, later Pope Gregory VII, who likely intended to deprive the empire of one of its most capable advocates.

1055 - He was consecrated in St. Peter's in Rome on the 13th of April.

1056 - He was summoned to the Emperor's side, and was with Henry III when he died at Botfeld in the Harz on the 5th of October.

1057 - He died shortly after his return to Italy, at Arezzo, on the 28th of July.


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