Pope Pius XI Rank
About Pope Pius XI
Pope Pius XI was an Italian who became Pope of the Roman Catholic Church in 1922 after succeeding Pope Benedict XV. He reigned as Pope from that time until his death in 1939. Prior to his elevation to the papacy, he held a number of posts in the Catholic Church, including the post of Archbishop of Milan and Cardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai Monti. One of his accomplishments during his pontificate was overseeing the signing of the Lateran Treaty between Italy and the Vatican in 1929 which made the Vatican a sovereign state.
He is known as the first Pope to talk on radio.
During his reign as pope, he gave strict instructions to his siblings to book appointments before they could pay him a visit.
He was a skilled mountaineer, who successfully scaled a number of mountains in the Alps.
Pope Pius XI Rank
Pope Pius XI's Popularity
Pope Pius XI was a famous Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, who was born on May 31, 1857. As a person born on this date, Pope Pius XI is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (May 31) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1857).
People born on May 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Pope Pius XI is the 577th most popular Gemini.
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