Sixtus V, Pope
Sixtus V, Pope
Born at Grottamare near Montalto, 13 December, 1521; elected 24 April, 1585; crowned 1 May, 1585; died in the Quirinal, 27 August, 1590

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  • Pope Sixtus V —     Pope Sixtus V     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Sixtus V     (FELICE PERETTI).     Born at Grottamare near Montalto, 13 December, 1521; elected 24 April, 1585; crowned 1 May, 1585; died in the Quirinal, 27 August, 1590. He belonged to a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sixtus V —     Pope Sixtus V     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Sixtus V     (FELICE PERETTI).     Born at Grottamare near Montalto, 13 December, 1521; elected 24 April, 1585; crowned 1 May, 1585; died in the Quirinal, 27 August, 1590. He belonged to a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Sixtus V — Infobox pope|English name=Sixtus V|Latin name=Sisto PP. V birth name=Felice Peretti di Montalto term start=April 24, 1585|term end=August 27, 1590 predecessor=Gregory XIII|successor=Urban VII birth date=birth… …   Wikipedia

  • Sixtus V — (Felice Peretti) 1521 90, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1585 90. * * * orig. Felice Peretti born Dec. 13, 1520, Grottammare, Ancona, Papal States died Aug. 27, 1590, Rome Pope (1585–90). A dedicated Franciscan and two time inquisitor general of… …   Universalium

  • Sixtus V — (Felice Peretti) 1521 90, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1585 90 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pope St. Sixtus II —     Pope St. Sixtus II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Sixtus II     (XYSTUS).     Elected 31 Aug., 257, martyred at Rome, 6 Aug., 258. His origin is unknown. The Liber Pontificalis says that he was a Greek by birth, but this is probably a …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sixtus — was a Roman name, a corruption of the Greek name polytonic|Ξυστος, meaning polished, and originally Latinized Xystus. It is not to be confused with the common Roman name Sextus, meaning sixth, though not necessarily denoting a sixth child.… …   Wikipedia

  • Pope St. Sixtus I —     Pope St. Sixtus I     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Sixtus I     Pope St. Sixtus I (in the oldest documents, Xystus is the spelling used for the first three popes of that name), succeeded St. Alexander and was followed by St. Telesphorus …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope St. Sixtus III —     Pope St. Sixtus III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Sixtus III     (XYSTUS).     Consecrated 31 July, 432; d. 440. Previous to his accession he was prominent among the Roman clergy and in correspondence with St. Augustine. He reigned… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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