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Pape Callixtus III

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Callixtus III
Installed8 April 1455
Term endit6 August 1458
PredecessorNicholas V
SuccessorPius II
Consecration31 August 1429
bi Pierre de Foix
Creatit Cardinal2 Mey 1444
Personal details
Birth nameAlfonso de Borja
Born31 December 1378(1378-12-31)
Canals, Valencie, Croun o Aragon
Deed6 August 1458(1458-08-06) (aged 79)
Roum, Papal States
Ither papes named Callixtus

Pape Callixtus III or Callistus III (31 December 1378 – 6 August 1458), born Alfons de Borja, wis the heid 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.


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