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Gregory I, Saint (c. 540–604 CE)

  • By: Frank A. Salamone
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Roman Catholic pope

Gregory I, pope from 590 to 604 CE, was distinguished for both his spiritual and temporal leadership and is credited with the conversion of England.

Early Life

Gregory came from a wealthy and aristocratic background. He was a ...

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