Angelo Dolci
Angelo Maria Dolci (12 July 1867 – 13 September 1939) was an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal and former Nuncio.
Dolci was born in Civitella di Agliano and was ordained on 5 June 1890. Pope L...
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Pope Paul III
Pope Paul III (Latin: Paulus III; 29 February 1468 – 10 November 1549), born Alessandro Farnese, was Pope from 13 October 1534 to his death in 1549.He came to the papal throne in an era follo...
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Francesco Cornaro (cardinal)
Francesco Cornaro (1478 – 26 September 1543) was an Italian cardinal.He was born in Venice. He was made cardinal on 20 December 1527 by Pope Clement VII in his fourth consistorium. He was installed ...
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Lorenzo Cybo de Mari
Lorenzo Cybo de Mari (c. 1450/1451 – 21 December 1503) was an Italian Catholic cardinal. He was archbishop of Benevento.Born in Genoa, de Mari was an illegitimate child. According to some sources hi...
Niccolò Albergati-Ludovisi
Niccolò Albergati-Ludovisi (15 September 1608 – 9 August 1687) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Bologna. He was a cousin of Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi.On 6 February 1645 he was appoi...
Giovanni Antonio Serbelloni
Giovanni Antonio Serbelloni (Gian Antonio, Gianantonio) (1519–1591) was an Italian Cardinal, created in 1560, and papal legate. He was a cousin of Pope Pius IV, or nephew or uncle. He was bishop of Fo...
Giovanni Morone
Giovanni Morone (or Moroni) (25 January 1509 – 1 December 1580) was an Italian cardinal. He was named Bishop of Modena in 1529 and was created Cardinal in 1542 by Pope Paul III. As a cardinal, he r...
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Pierre Desprès
Pierre Desprès (born 1288, Montpezat — died 1361, Avignon) was a French Cardinal during the period of Avignon Papacy. He was son of Raymond II Desprès, seigneur of Montpezat.He was bishop of Riez (Mar...
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Marcello Lante della Rovere
Marcello Lante della Rovere (1561 – 19 April 1652) was an Italian people Catholic Cardinal appointed Dean and Camerlengo of the College of Cardinals.
Lante was born 1561, the son of Ludovico Lante...
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Pope Martin V
Pope Martin V (Latin: Martinus V; January/February 1369 – 20 February 1431), born Otto (or Oddone) Colonna, was Pope from 14 November 1417 to his death in 1431. His election effectively ended the ...
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Benedetto Aloisi Masella
Benedetto Aloisi Masella (29 June 1879 – 30 September 1970) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Discipline of the Sacraments from 1954 to 1968, and ...
Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano
Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano (July 9, 1828, Bene Vagienna, Italy – December 7, 1913, Rome, Italy) was a cardinal of the Catholic Church in the late nineteenth century. He was Bishop of Ostia e Vel...
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Alain de Coëtivy
Alain (II) de Coëtivy (8 November 1407 - 4 May 1474) was a French prelate from a Breton noble family. He was bishop of Avignon, Uzès, Nîmes and of Dol, titular cardinal of Santa Prassede, then cardin...
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Carlo Confalonieri
Carlo Confalonieri (25 July 1893 – 1 August 1986) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops from 1967 to 1973, and Dean of the College ...
Council of Trent
The Council of Trent (Latin: Concilium Tridentinum), held between 1545 and 1563 in Trento (Trent) and Bologna, northern Italy, was one of the Roman Catholic Church's most important ecumenical coun...
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Francesco Soderini
Francesco di Tommaso Soderini (1453–1524) was a major diplomatic and Church figure of Renaissance Italy, and brother of Piero Soderini. He was an adversary of the Medici family.He became Bishop of Vol...
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Carlo Sacconi
Carlo Sacconi J.U.D. (9 May 1808 – 25 February 1889) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Dean of the College of Cardinals.Carlo Sacconi was born in Montalto. He was educated at the s...
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Simon Langham
Simon de Langham (1310 – 22 July 1376) was an English clergyman who was Archbishop of Canterbury and a cardinal.
Langham was born at Langham in Rutland. The manor of Langham was a property of West...
Alessandro Mattei
Alessandro Mattei (20 February 1744, Rome – 20 April 1820) was an Italian Cardinal, and a significant figure in papal diplomacy of the Napoleonic period. He was from the Roman aristocratic House of Ma...
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Teodorico Ranieri
Teodorico Ranieri of Orvieto (died 7 December 1306) was an Italian cardinal. He was archbishop of Pisa, and bishop of Palestrina. In 1298 Ranieri was instrumental in the destruction of the city of Pal...
Alfonso de la Cueva, 1st Marquis of Bedmar
Alfonso de la Cueva-Benavides y Mendoza-Carrillo, marqués de Bedmar (first name also spelled Alonso, often used was the title Bedmar) (1572 – August 10, 1655) was a Spanish diplomat, bishop and Roma...
Pietro Accolti
Pietro Accolti (15 March 1455 – 11 December 1532), known as the "cardinal of Ancona", was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal. He was born in Florence, the son of Benedetto Accolti the Elder, and died ...
Juan de Torquemada (cardinal)
Juan de Torquemada (1388 – 26 September 1468), or rather Johannes de Turrecremata, Spanish ecclesiastic, was born at Valladolid, and was educated in that city.
At an early age he joined the Domini...
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Francesco Moricotti Prignani
Francesco Moricotti Prignani (Prignano) (died 1394) was an Italian bishop and Cardinal. A cardinal-nephew, he was created Cardinal in 1378 by his uncle Pope Urban VI.He was Archbishop of Pisa from 136...
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Cesare Facchinetti
Cesare Facchinetti (17 September 1608 – 30 January 1683) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal.
Facchinetti was born 17 September 1608 in Bologna. He was the son of Ludovico Facchinetti (2nd Marquis of...
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Giulio Antonio Santorio
Giulio Antonio Santorio (6 June 1532 – 9 May 1602) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Santorio was born in Caserta. He served as Archbishop of Santa Severina from 1566 until ...
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Stephen I Báncsa
Stephen (I) Báncsa (Hungarian: Báncsa or Váncsa (I) István; died July 9, 1270) was the first Hungarian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, the bishop of Palestrina, and the archbishop and admin...
Leonardo Antonelli
Leonardo Antonelli (6 November 1730 – 23 January 1811) was an Italian Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.A native of Senigallia, Antonelli was the nephew of Cardinal Nicolò Maria Antonelli. During...
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Pope Julius III
Pope Julius III (Latin: Iulius III; 10 September 1487 – 23 March 1555), born Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte, was Pope from 7 February 1550 to his death in 1555.Distinguished as an effective dipl...
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