Pape Pius XII

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Pape Venerable
Pius XII
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Installed2 Mairch 1939
Term endit9 October 1958
PredecessorPius XI
SuccessorJohn XXIII
Orders
Ordination2 Aprile 1899
Consecration13 Mey 1917
bi Pape Benedict XV
Creatit Cardinal16 December 1929
bi Pape Pius XI
Personal details
Birth nameEugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli
Born2 Mairch 1876(1876-03-02)
Roum, Kinrick o Italy
Died9 October 1958(1958-10-09) (aged 82)
Castel Gandolfo, Italy
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Ither papes named Pius

Pape Pius XII, born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (Italian pronunciation: [euˈdʒɛnjo maˈria dʒuˈzɛppe dʒoˈvanni paˈtʃɛlli]; 2 Mairch 1876 – 9 October 1958), wis the heid o the Roman Catholic Church frae 2 Mairch 1939 tae his daith in 1958. He is the maist recent pape tae tak the pontifical name o "Pius" upon his election. His pontificate coincided wi the Seicont Warld War an the commencement o the Cauld War.