Pope Pius X

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Birthday
2, 1835
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 20, 1914 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1835
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 20, 1914 (79)

About

Head of the Catholic Church from 1903 to his death in 1914 who rejected modernist interpretations of Catholic doctrine and promoted orthodox theology.

Before Fame

He was ordained a priest and became chaplain at Tombolo in 1858.

Trivia

He published the first Code of Canon Law, which collected the laws of the Church into one volume for the first time.

Family Life

His father was a village postman who emigrated from Poland to Italy.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Pope Benedict XV.