Pape Callixtus III

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Pape
Callixtus III
Alfonso de Borja, obispo de Valencia y papa Calixto III.jpg
Installed 8 April 1455
Term ended 6 August 1458
Predecessor Nicholas V
Successor Pius II
Orders
Consecration 31 August 1429
by Pierre de Foix
Creatit Cardinal 2 Mey 1444
Personal details
Birth name Alfonso de Borja
Born 31 December 1378(1378-12-31)
Canals, Valencie, Croun o Aragon
Died 6 August 1458(1458-08-06) (agit 79)
Roum, Papal States
Ither papes named Callixtus

Pope Callixtus III or Callistus III (31 December 1378 – 6 August 1458), born Alfons de Borja, wis the head o the Catholic Kirk frae 8 Aprile 1455 tae his daith in 1458.[1] He is the last pape tae tak the name "Callixtus" upon his election.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hibbert, Christopher, The Borgias and their enemies: 1431–1519, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008), 11.