Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Papal Tombs and Monuments (1447-1559) Part III

Pope Pius II

Pope Pius II died on 14 August 1464 in Ancona, in the 6th year of his pontificate. He was buried in the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica, and his mortal remains were transferred to the basilica of Sant'Andrea della Valle, Rome, in the reign of Pope Paul V.

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