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Sixtus IV, Pope (Italian pope, 1414-1484)

Note: Born of a poor family. Was a Franciscan and scholar of philosophy and theology. As pope, noted for advancing the power of his family and the secular interests of the papacy. He took measures to suppress abuses in the Inquisition, vigorously opposed the Waldenses, and annulled the decrees of the Council of Constance. He was a patron of arts and letters, building the famous Sistine Chapel and becoming the second founder of the Vatican Library.

Names:
Sixtus IV, Pope (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Pope Sixtus IV (V,display,English,NA,U)
Sixtus PP. IV (V)
Sisto IV, papa (V,Italian,NA,U)
Della Rovere, Francesco (V,BN)
Xystus IV (V)
Sisto IV, Pope (V)
Sixte IV, pape (V,French,NA,U)
Sixto IV, Papa (V,Spanish,NA,U)
Sixtus IV, paus (V,Dutch,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
Roman Catholic
Franciscan

Roles:
pope (preferred)
patron
philosopher
theologian

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Celle Ligure (Savona province, Liguria, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
reign:   1471 to 1484  Papal States (Italy) (former group of nations/states/cities)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Rovere, della, family  
................  (Italian family of rulers and patrons, active ca. 15th-17th century) [500353780]
successor of ....  Paul II, Pope  
......................  (Italian pope, 1417-1471) [500257568]
uncle/aunt of ....  Julius II, Pope  
........................  (Italian pope, patron, 1443-1513) [500281862]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Sixtus IV, Pope (I,U)

Biographies:
(Italian pope, 1414-1484) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian pope, 1414-1484) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Della Rovere, Francesco ........ [AVERY, VP]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Pope Sixtus IV ........ [AVERY, VP]
..............................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)
Sisto IV, papa ........ [VP]
.............................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) Vatican Library
Sisto IV, Pope ........ [AVERY]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Sixte IV, pape ........ [VP]
.............................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) National Library of France
Sixto IV, Papa ........ [VP]
..............................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) National Library of Spain
Sixtus IV, paus ........ [VP]
...............................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) National Library of the Netherlands
Sixtus IV, Pope ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 86044822
Sixtus PP. IV ........ [VP]
.............................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) Vatican Library
Xystus IV ........ [VP]
.....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n86044822
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n86044822
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)
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