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Pope Sixtus V

(Felice Peretti, O.F.M. Conv.)

1585.04.24 – 1590.08.27

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Servant of the Servants of God


Born:1521.12.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1547
Consecrated Bishop:1567.01.12
Created Cardinal:1570.05.17
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1585.04.24
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1585.05.01
Died:1590.08.27 († 68)

Vicar General of Order of Friars Minor Conventual (Conventual Franciscans) (1566 – 1568)

Bishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti (Italy) (1566.11.15 – 1571.12.17 not possessed)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Girolamo degli Schiavoni (1570.06.09 – 1585.04.24)

Bishop of Fermo (Italy) (1571.12.17 – 1577.08.14)

Supreme Pontiff (1585.04.24 [1585.05.01] – 1590.08.27)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 33 Cardinals (8 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
3 Documents 3 Documents

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Roma, Italy (Tomb monument)


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