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(Pius III is referred by his baptismal name for the times before he became pope. Some sources mention 9 May 1439 as his date of birth.)

1. When was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini born?
a) 19 March 1438
b) 29 May 1439
c) 4 August 1426
d) 6 December 1452

2. Where was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini born?
a) Berne
b) Viterbo
c) Milan
d) Siena

3. Where did Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini study law?
a) Mantua
b) Berlin
c) Perugia
d) Padua

4. Of which archdiocese was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini appointed archbishop?
a) Baltimore
b) Verona
c) Siena
d) Avignon

5. When was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini created cardinal?
a) 5 March 1460
b) 21 July 1465
c) 14 May 1461
d) 11 October 1469

6. Where did Paul II send Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini as legate?
a) Lebanon
b) Germany
c) Poland
d) Sweden

7. When was Pius III elected pope?
a) 7 March 1502
b) 22 June 1484
c) 22 September 1503
d) 30 November 1498

8. When was Pius III ordained priest?
a) 31 March 1507
b) 11 June 1486
c) 30 September 1503
d) 14 November 1496

9. When was Pius III consecrated bishop?
a) 15 January 1503
b) 14 June 1485
c) 19 September 1504
d) 1 October 1503

10. When did Pius III die?
a) 3 January 1502
b) 16 April 1506
c) 18 December 1500
d) 18 October 1503



Pius III Quiz Answers

1. When was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini born?
b) 29 May 1439

2. Where was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini born?
d) Siena

3. Where did Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini study law?
c) Perugia

4. Of which archdiocese was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini appointed archbishop?
c) Siena

5. When was Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini created cardinal?
a) 5 March 1460

6. Where did Paul II send Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini as legate?
b) Germany

7. When was Pius III elected pope?
c) 22 September 1503

8. When was Pius III ordained priest?
c) 30 September 1503

9. When was Pius III consecrated bishop?
d) 1 October 1503

10. When did Pius III die?
d) 18 October 1503



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Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:59 pm

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