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Pope Callixtus II
|Blessed Calixtus II|
|Papacy began||1 February 1119|
|Papacy ended||13 December 1124|
|Birth name||Guy de Vienne|
c. 1065? |
Quingey, County of Burgundy, Holy Roman Empire
13 December 1124 |
Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire
Calixtus II (or Calistus II) (died 13 December 1124), born Guy de Burgundy, the fourth son of William I, Count of Burgundy, was elected Pope on 1 February 1119 after the death of Pope Gelasius II. His pontificate was shaped by the Investiture Controversy, which he was able to settle through the Concordat of Worms (in 1122).
- John W. O'Malley, A History of the Popes: From Peter to the Present, (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010), 116.
|Catholic Church titles|
1119 - 1124
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