Calixtus III

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Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458)

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Callistus III was acknowledged by all as religious and austere, though severely criticized for his largesse to his family.
Peter's but were then moved elsewhere, among them: Eugene IV, Callistus III, Pius II, Alexander VI, Leo X, Hadrian VI, Pius IV, Pius V, Clement VIII, Paul V, Gregory XV, Innocent X, Clement IX, Benedict XIII, and Clement XIV.
Alexander VI (1492-1503) followed his uncle Callistus III (1455-58) and tried to turn the Papal States into a Borgia hereditary state.