Pius

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biographical name Pi·us \ˈpī-əs\

Definition of Pius

  1. name of 12 popes: especially II (Enea Silvio Piccolomini or Ae*ne*as Sil*vi*us play \i-ˈnē-əs-ˈsil-vē-əs\ or Syl*vi*us play \ˈsil-vē-əs\ ) 1405–1464 (pope 1458–64); VII 1742–1823 (pope 1800–23); IX 1792–1878 (pope 1846–78); X 1835–1914 (pope 1903–14); XI (Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti ) 1857–1939 (pope 1922–39); XII (Eugenio Pacelli ) 1876–1958 (pope 1939–58)

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