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Pope Sixtus IV

(Francesco della Rovere, O.F.M.)

1471.08.09 – 1484.08.12

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:1414.07.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal in pectore:1467.09.18
Revealed as Cardinal:1467.09.19
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1471.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:1471.08.25
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1471.08.25
Died:1484.08.12 († 70)

Minister General of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) (1464.05.20 – 1469.05.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (1467.11.20 – 1471.08.10)

Supreme Pontiff (1471.08.09 [1471.08.25] – 1484.08.12)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 34 Cardinals (8 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
1 Document 1 Document

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, Vatican City State (Floor marker, Floor cenotaph in St. Peter’s Treasury)


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