Pope Callixtus III

1379 - 1458

Pope Callixtus III

Pope Callixtus III (31 December 1378 – 6 August 1458), born Alfonso de Borgia (Valencian: Alfons de Borja), was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 8 April 1455 to his death. Borgia spent his early career as a professor of law at the University of Lleida; he later served as a diplomat for the kings of Aragon. He became a tutor for King Alfonso V's illegitimate son Ferdinand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Callixtus III has received more than 398,272 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 148th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Pope Callixtus III ranks 150 out of 2,001Before him are Anselm of Canterbury, Pope Innocent XI, Catherine of Siena, Pope Gregory XII, Pope Martin V, and Pope Paul IV. After him are Pope John XXII, John of Nepomuk, Saint Blaise, Barnabas, Pope Clement X, and Pope Innocent XII.

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Among people born in 1379, Pope Callixtus III ranks 1After him are Jerome of Prague, Henry III of Castile, and Huitzilihuitl. Among people deceased in 1458, Pope Callixtus III ranks 1After him are Alfonso V of Aragon, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany, Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Lazar Branković, John II of Cyprus, and Basarab II of Wallachia.

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Among people born in Spain, Pope Callixtus III ranks 36 out of 1,895Before him are Julio Iglesias (1943), Catherine of Aragon (1485), Philip IV of Spain (1605), El Cid (1045), Philip III of Spain (1578), and Roland (736). After him are Charles II of Spain (1661), Montserrat Caballé (1933), Isidore of Seville (560), Luis Buñuel (1900), Anne of Austria (1601), and Charles III of Spain (1716).


Among religious figures born in Spain, Pope Callixtus III ranks 8Before him are Pope Alexander VI (1431), Maimonides (1138), Saint Lawrence (225), Saint Dominic (1170), Teresa of Ávila (1515), and Francis Xavier (1506). After him are Tomás de Torquemada (1420), John of the Cross (1542), Vincent Ferrer (1350), Vincent of Saragossa (300), Josemaría Escrivá (1902), and Antipope Benedict XIII (1328).

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