29
September
  Advertisement
Home  /  Timelines  /  Pope Alexander VI
Pope Alexander VI
Pope Alexander VI , born Roderic Llançol i Borja was Pope from 1492 until his death on 18 August 1503. He is one of the most controversial of the Renaissance popes, and his Italianized surname—Borgia—became a byword for the debased standards of the Papacy of that era, most notoriously the Banquet of Chestnuts in 1501.-Birth and family:Rodrigo Llançol was born on 1 January...
Timeline of Events
1493
5.4.1493
Pope Alexander VI divides the New World between Spain and Portugal along the Line of Demarcation.
1497
5.13.1497
1498
5.23.1498
Girolamo Savonarola is burned at the stake in Florence, Italy, on the orders of Pope Alexander VI.
1503
5.28.1503
James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor are married according to a Papal Bull by Pope Alexander VI. A Treaty of Everlasting Peace between Scotland and England signed on that occasion results in a peace that lasts ten years.