Sixtus I

[siks-tuh s]
Also Xystus I.

Sixtus II

or Xystus II

noun
  1. Saint,died a.d. 258, pope 257–258.

Sixtus III

or Xystus III

noun
  1. Saint, pope a.d. 432–440.

Sixtus IV

noun
  1. Francesco della Rovere, 1414–84, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1471–84.

Sixtus V

noun
  1. Felice Peretti, 1521–90, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1585–90.
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Sixtus IV

noun
  1. original name Francesco della Rovere . 1414–84, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1471–84). Notorious for his nepotism and political intrigue, he was also a patron of the arts and commissioned the building (1473–81) of the Sistine Chapel

Sixtus V

noun
  1. original name Felice Peretti. 1520–90, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1585–90). He is noted for vigorous administrative reforms that contributed to the Counter-Reformation
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