About Pope Sixtus V
At the age of 12 years, Pope Sixtus V joined the Franciscan Order where he began his theological and philosophical training. Before completing his study in 1544, he had already been appointed a deacon. In 1570, he was made a cardinal by Pope Pius V, and was then known as Cardinal Montalto.
After serving in that position for 15 years, he was elected to the papacy and was made the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. During his reign, he fought against lawlessness and corruption in Rome, and has been described as one of the key figures in the Catholic Reformation.
His original name was Felice Piergentile, and was the son of Mariana da Frontillo and Francesco Piergentile.
He passed away in 1590 after battling malarial fever.
He served under Pope Gregory XIII.
F.A.Q. about Pope Sixtus V
When is Pope Sixtus V's birthday?
Pope Sixtus V's birthday is on December 13, 1520.
In how many days is Pope Sixtus V's birthday?
Pope Sixtus V's birthday is in 295 days
How old was Pope Sixtus V when he/she died?
Pope Sixtus V was 69 years old.
When did Pope Sixtus V die?
Pope Sixtus V died in August 27, 1590.
Where was Pope Sixtus V from?
Pope Sixtus V was born in Grottammare, Papal States.