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Pius IV

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(Giovanni Angelo Medici) 1499–1565, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1559–65.
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Pius IV

noun
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original name Giovanni Angelo de' Medici. 1499–1565, pope (1559–65). He reconvened the Council of Trent (1562), confirming its final decrees
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Italian pope (1559-65) who reconvened and concluded the Council of Trent.

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