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Pope Alexander III

(Rolando Bandinelli, C.R.L.)

1159.09.07 – 1181.08.30

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Servant of the Servants of God


Born:1100? (Siena, Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1150
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1159.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:1159.09.20
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1159.09.20
Died:1181.08.30 (Civita Castellana, Italy † 81)

Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano (1150 – 1151)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marco (1151 – 1159.09.07)

Chancellor of Apostolic Chancery (1153 – 1159.09.07)

Supreme Pontiff (1159.09.07 [1159.09.20] – 1181.08.30)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 68 Cardinals (15 Consistories)

Buried at:
Arcibasilica Papale di Santissimo Salvatore e Santi Giovanni Battista ed Evangelista al Laterano, Roma, Italy (Cenotaph)


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