Alexander III, Pope
Alexander III, Pope
Reigned from 1159-81

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  • Alexander VI, Pope — (Rodrigo Borgia; r. 1492 1503).    Alexander VI received the cardinalate from his uncle, Pope Calixtus III, in 1456 and the vice chancellorship to the Holy See in the following year. He was a licentious prelate who fathered several children and… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Pope Alexander III — Alexander III Papacy began September 7, 1159 Papacy ended August 30, 1181 Predecessor Adrian IV …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Alexander III —     Pope Alexander III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander III     Pope from 1159 81 (Orlando Bandinelli), born of a distinguished Sienese family; died 3 August, 1181. As professor in Bologna he acquired a great reputation as a canonist …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alexander III —     Pope Alexander III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander III     Pope from 1159 81 (Orlando Bandinelli), born of a distinguished Sienese family; died 3 August, 1181. As professor in Bologna he acquired a great reputation as a canonist …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alexander III — may refer to:*Alexander III of Macedon, also known as Alexander the Great *Alexander (emperor), Byzantine Emperor (912–913) *Pope Alexander III pope from 1159 to 1181 *Alexander III of Scotland (1241 1286), king of Scotland *Alexander III of… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander III — 1. died 1181, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1159 81. 2. (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich) 1845 94, czar of Russia 1881 94. * * * I born Sept. 2, 1241 died March 18/19, 1286, near Kinghorn, Fife, Scot. King of Scotland (1249–86). Son of Alexander II, he… …   Universalium

  • Alexander III. (Papst) — Papst Alexander III. (* um 1100 oder 1105 in Siena, vermutlich als Rolando Bandinelli; † 30. August 1181 in Civita Castellana bei Viterbo) amtierte vom 7. September 1159 bis zu seinem Tod als Oberhaupt der römischen Kirche. Fast zwanzig Jahre… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander III — (d. 1181)    Pope.    Alexander III was born Orlando Bandinelli in Siena, Italy. In his adult life, he was a successful teacher of Canon Law at the University of Bologna and he was elected Pope in 1159, in succession to hadrian iv. His candidacy… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Alexander III — noun son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845 1894) • Syn: ↑Czar Alexander III • Regions: ↑Russia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑czar, ↑tsar, ↑tzar * * * 1. d …   Useful english dictionary

  • ALEXANDER III —    1) son of the preceding, married a daughter of Henry III., sided with him against the barons, successfully resisted the invasion of Haco, king of Norway, and on the conclusion of peace gave his daughter in marriage to Haco s successor Eric;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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