Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini Date of Birth: 18 October, 1405 Place of Birth: Corsignano (Pienza), Italy Date of Death: 14 August, 1464 Place of Death: Ancona, Italy
Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini was a humanist, diplomat and clergyman. Born to exiled Sienese nobles, he was raised in Corsignano (later renamed Pienza) and educated in classical studies and law at the studio in Siena. In 1431, he travelle…
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