Death of Pope Pius V
On May 1st 1572, Pope Pius V (r. 1566-72) died. Exactly 100 years later, Pius V was beatified in St Peter's Basilica by Pope Clement X (r. 1670-76).
On May 22nd 1712, Pius V was canonised by Pope Clement XI (r. 1700-21).
Pope St Pius V is interred in the Cappella Sistina in the church of Santa Maria Maggiore.
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