Sixtus IV


noun

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Sixtus IV

Sixtus IV
/ (ˈsɪkstəs) /

noun

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
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