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    Felice Piergentile

    Birth: 12-13

    Death: 8-27-1590

    Birth Date Prefix: 1521

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    Nickname: Pope Sixtus V

Biography

Pope Sixtus V, born Felice Piergentile, was one of the many historical figures that William Henry Seward referenced in his 1859 travel letters from Europe. He appears as part of Henry's August 10, 1859 description of how the pope, "scandalized by its Heathen character removed the statue of the good Roman Emperor."  

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Biography: 
Pope Sixtus V, born Felice Piergentile, was one of the many historical figures that William Henry Seward referenced in his 1859 travel letters from Europe. He appears as part of Henry's August 10, 1859 description of how the pope, "scandalized by its Heathen character removed the statue of the good Roman Emperor."
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Wikipedia: Pope Sixtus V
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Sixtus_V
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Wikipedia: Pope Sixtus V
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