Pius III, Pope

Pius III, Pope
Pope who reigned for four weeks in 1503

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  • Pope Pius III —     Pope Pius III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Pius III     (Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini).     B. at Siena, 29 May, 1439; elected 22 Sept., 1503; d. in Rome, 18 Oct., 1503, after a pontificate of four weeks. Piccolomini was the son of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pius III —     Pope Pius III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Pius III     (Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini).     B. at Siena, 29 May, 1439; elected 22 Sept., 1503; d. in Rome, 18 Oct., 1503, after a pontificate of four weeks. Piccolomini was the son of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Pius III — Infobox Pope English name=Pius III birth name=Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini term start=September 22, 1503 term end=October 18, 1503 predecessor=Alexander VI successor=Julius II birth date=birth date|1439|5|29|mf=y birthplace=Siena, Italy… …   Wikipedia

  • Pius III — (Francesco Nanni Todeschini Piccolomini) 1439 1503, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1503. * * * ▪ pope original name  Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini   born c. 1439, Siena, republic of Siena [Italy] died Oct. 18, 1503, Rome, Papal States [Italy]… …   Universalium

  • Pius III — (Francesco Nanni Todeschini Piccolomini) 1439 1503, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1503 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pius — is a male name, from the Latin word pius , the meaning of which is similar to the English pious from piety , meaning a desire and willingness to perform religious duties. The name is most commonly associated with popes, twelve of whom (including… …   Wikipedia

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

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

  • Pope Pius XI — Pius XI Papacy began 6 February 1922 Papacy ended 10 February 1939 ( 1000000000000001700000017 years, 100000000000000040000004&# …   Wikipedia

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