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Alexander III

Born: 1105 AD
Died: 1181 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

1150 – Became  Cardinal Deacon of the Title of Santi Cosma e Damiano.

1153 – Became Papal Cgacellor and leader of the cardinals opposed to Frederick I Barbarossa. Participated in the negotiations for restoring peaceful relations which is named The Treaty of Benevento.

1159 – Became Pope on September 7, 1159.

1179 – Led the Third Council of the Lateran.

1181 – He excommunicated William I of Scotland and died on August 20, 1181.