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Who introduced the Gregorian calendar?

Pope Gregory XIII slightly revised the calendar in 1582, and implemented/introduced this on the day after October 4th, but it was very much the same as the previous (Julian) c (MORE)

Was the Gregorian calendar based on the moon?

Although the Gregorian calendar has "months", it is not in any way governed by the phases of the moon. It is strictly a solar calendar, so its emphasis is to remain in sync wi (MORE)

What is the Gregorian Calendar based on?

It is a reform of the Julian calendar, which loses a day every 128 years. The Gregorian calendar loses a day every 3200 years, making it 25 times more accurate.
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What is the Gregorian calendar?

 The Gregorian calendar, used by most countries in the western world, was initially decreed by Pope Gregory XIII on 24 February 1582. The Gregorian calendar was first propo (MORE)
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How is the Islamic calendar different from the Gregorian calendar?

The Islamic calendar is lunar, which means it's based on the phases of the moon. It is either 354 or 355 days long, and began in the year 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad migr (MORE)

How does the gregorian calendar differ from the Julian calendar?

The Julian calendar year was exactly 365.25 days. The Gregorian calendar year is 365.2425 days. While the difference is small (10.8 minutes), the effect was cumulative. Over (MORE)

Who invented the gregorian calendar?

The Gregorian calendar was an adaptation of a calendar proposed byAloysius Lilius in 1582. However, the calendar is named after PopeGregory XIII who introduced this calendar b (MORE)
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Is the Gregorian calendar a religious calendar?

The  Gregorian reform contained two parts: a reform of the  Juliancalendar  as used prior to Pope Gregory XIII's time and a reform of the lunar  cycle used by the  Chur (MORE)