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Pope Urban II born Odo of Châtillon or Otho de Lagery, was Pope from 12 March 1088 to his death in 1099. He is best known for initiating the First Crusade ...

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Odo was born of noble parents about 1035 in the Champagne region of France. ... As pope, Urban II found active support for his policies and reforms among ...

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Encyclopedia of World Biography. Encyclopedia of World Biography ... On March 12, 1088, Otto was elected pope and took the name Urban II. Though he was a ...

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CBN.com -- Urban II, né Otho of Lagery (or Otto or Odo) (1042 - July 29, 1099), pope from 1088 to July 29, 1099, was born into nobility in France at Lagery (near  ...

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Pope Urban II. The person who would become Pope Urban II was born around 1035 to a noble family in northern France. Educated at a school associated with ...

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Urban II (1042-1099) was pope from 1088 to 1099. He laid the foundations for the papal monarchy, and his pontificate marked a turning point in the institutional  ...

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Urban II, originally Odo or Otho or Eudes de Lagary, Roman Catholic Pope from the 12th of March 1088 to the 29th of July 1099, was born of knightly rank at ...

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Pope Urban II was born as Otto or Odo de Lagery about 1042 at Chatillon-sur Marne, Champagne, France, into a powerful French ...

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On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential ... Born Odo of Lagery in 1042, Urban was a protege of the great reformer Pope ...