Alexander III

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Born: 1105 AD
Died: 1181 AD, at 76 years of age.

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.

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