• Cardinals created by Callixtus III

    Cardinals created by Callixtus III

    Pope Callixtus III (r. 1455–1458) created nine cardinals in two consistories.

  • Pope Callixtus III

    Pope Callixtus III

    Pope Callixtus III (31 December 1378 – 6 August 1458), also known as Alfonso de Borgia (Spanish: Alfons de Borja), was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 8 April 1455 to his death in 1458. He is the most recent pope to have taken the pontifical name of "Callixtus" upon his election. A member of the powerful Borgia family, Callixtus III was the uncle of Pope Alexander VI, whom he appointed to the College of Cardinals.

  • Antipope Callixtus III

    Antipope Callixtus III or Callistus III (died before 19 October 1183) was antipope from September 1168 to 29 August 1178.

  • Callistus III, Pope

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