Pope Sixtus IV
|Papacy began||9 August 1471|
|Papacy ended||12 August 1484|
|Predecessor||Pope Paul II|
|Successor||Pope Innocent VIII|
|Birth name||Francesco della Rovere|
|Born||21 July 1414|
|Died||12 August 1484|
|Other Popes named Sixtus|
Pope Sixtus IV (Latin: Xystus Quartus; 21 July 1414 - 12 August 1484), originally Francesco della Rovere, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 213th Pope from 1471 until his death in 1484.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Cardinal
- 3 Pope
- 4 Related pages
- 5 References
- 6 Other websites
Della Rovere studied philosophy and theology at the University of Pavia; and he lectured at Padua, Bologna, Pavia, Siena, and Florence.
Pope Sixtus was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
- 1474 – Christian I of Denmark was received in Rome.
- 1479 – University of Copenhagen established
- 1482 – St Bonaventura was canonized.
- ↑ Note that the first three popes are called "Xystus" in ancient records. Sixtus or Xystus was a Roman name which was Latinized from the Greek name "Ξυστος." This name means "polished." This name is not to be confused with the common Roman name "Sextus" which means "sixth".
- ↑ "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-8.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 "Pope Sixtus IV," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-11-8.
- ↑ Sixtus IV was the uncle of Pope Julius II.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Chisholm, Hugh (1911). The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information . Encyclopædia Britannica Company. p. 164.
- ↑ Guruge, Anura (2010). The Next Pope . Anura Guruge. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-615-35372-2.
- ↑ The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge . C. Knight. 1842. p. 72.
- ↑ Seldes, George. The Vatican: yesterday, today, tomorrow . Taylor & Francis. p. 30.
Media related to Sixtus IV at Wikimedia Commons
- Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. .
- Catholic Hierarchy , Sixtus IV
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church , Cardinal della Rovere
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