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Pope Pius IV
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|Papacy began||25 December 1559|
|Papacy ended||9 December 1565|
|Predecessor||Pope Paul IV|
|Successor||Pope Pius V|
|Birth name||Giovanni Angelo Medici|
|Born||31 March 1499|
|Died||9 December 1565(aged 66)|
Cardinal Medici was elected Pope on 25 December 1559.
Council of Trent
After his death
After his death in 1565, the body of Pope Pius IV was entombed at the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli.
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