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ID: 500257557
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500257557

 
Record Type: Person
Pius II, Pope (Italian pope, 1405-1464)

Note: Born of a Sienese noble family in exile, of father Silvio Piccolomini, a soldier, and Vittoria Forteguerri. He studied classics and law in Siena. As pope, noted as a humanist and astute politician who tried to unite Europe in a crusade against the Turks at a time when they threatened to overrun all of Europe. He wrote voluminously about the events of his day in his Commentaries; he was noted as an erotic writer before he entered ecclesiastical life.
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Names:
Pius II, Pope (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Pope Pius II (V,display,English,NA,U)
Pius PP. II (V)
Pio II, papa (V,Italian,NA,U)
Piccolomini, Enea Silvio (VBN)
Piccolomini, Aeneas Silvius (V)
Piccolominus, Aeneas Sylvius (V)
Piccolomini, Eneas Silvius (V)
Pie II, pape (V,French,NA,U)
Pius II. Papst (V,German,NA,U)
Pío II, Papa (V,Spanish,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
Roman Catholic
Tuscan
Sienese

Roles:
pope (preferred)
patron
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Pienza (Siena province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Ancona (Ancona province, Marches, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
reign:   1458-1464  Papal States (Italy) (former group of nations/states/cities)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Piccolomini family  
................  (Sienese nobles, politicians, flourished from 12th century) [500356832]
predecessor of ....  Paul II, Pope  
..........................  (Italian pope, 1417-1471) [500257568]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Pius II, Pope (I,U)

Biographies:
(Italian pope, 1405-1464) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian pope, 1405-1464) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian patron, 1405-1464) ..... [JPGM]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Piccolomini, Aeneas Silvius ........ [JPGM, VP]
.......................................................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
Piccolomini, Enea Silvio ........ [AVERY, VP]
.................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Piccolomini, Eneas Silvius ........ [VP]
.....................................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Piccolominus, Aeneas Sylvius ........ [VP]
.........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Pie II, pape ........ [VP]
.........................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) National Library of France
Pio II, papa ........ [VP]
.........................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) Vatican Library
Pius II. Papst ........ [VP]
..............................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) DNB
Pius II, Pope ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50081908
Pius PP. II ........ [VP]
.........................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) Vatican Library
Pío II, Papa ........ [VP]
..........................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) National Library of Spain
Pope Pius II ........ [AVERY, VP]
..........................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, JPGM, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50081908
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50081908
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
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