Pius V, Pope Saint
Pius V, Pope Saint
Biography of the sixteenth-century pontiff

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  • Pope Pius V — Pius V Papacy began 7 January 1566 Papacy ended 1 May 1572 (6 years, 3 months, 24 days) Predecessor Pius IV …   Wikipedia

  • Pius V,Saint — Pius V, Saint Originally Antonio Ghislieri. 1504 1572. Pope (1566 1572). A leading figure of the Catholic Reformation, he excommunicated Elizabeth I of England. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pius V, Saint — orig. Antonio or Michele Ghislieri born Jan. 17, 1504, Bosco, duchy of Milan died May 1, 1572, Rome, Papal States; canonized May 22, 1712; feast day April 30 Pope (1566–72). He joined the Dominican order at age 14 and was ordained in 1528. A… …   Universalium

  • Pius V — Saint (Michele Ghislieri), 1504 72, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1566 72. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pius V — (1504–72)    Pope and Saint.    Pius was born Michele Ghislieri and, at an early age, joined the Dominican Order. He became Commissary General of the Inquisition in 1551, Bishop of Nepi and Sutri in 1556 and a Cardinal and the General Inquisitor… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Pius V — noun Italian pope from 1566 to 1572 who led the reformation of the Roman Catholic Church; he excommunicated Elizabeth I (1504 1572) • Syn: ↑Antonio Ghislieri • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑pontiff, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pius V — /ˈpaɪəs/ (say puyuhs) noun Saint (Michele Ghislieri), 1504–72, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1566–72; he attempted to enforce the reforms decreed by the Council of Trent and organised the league of Christian princes who defeated the Turks at Lepanto …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pope Gregory I — Saint Gregory redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Gregory (disambiguation). Pope Gregory I Papacy began 3 September 590 Papacy ended 12 March 604 …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Pius IX — Pius IX Papacy began 16 June 1846 Papacy ended 7 February 1878 ( 1000000000000003100000031 years, 10000000000000236000000236 days) …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Pius XII — Pius XII Papacy began 2 March 1939 Papacy ended 9 October 1958 ( 1000000000000001900000019 years, 10000000000000221000000221 days) Predecessor …   Wikipedia

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