Pietro Ottoboni (cardinal)
Pietro Ottoboni (2 July 1667 – 29 February 1740) was an Italian cardinal and grandnephew of Pope Alexander VIII (who was also born Pietro Ottoboni). He is remembered especially as a great patron of mu...
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Tolomeo Gallio
Tolomeo Gallio (also spelled Gallo and Galli; 25 September 1527 - 3 or 4 February 1607) was an Italian Cardinal.In the time of Pope Gregory XIII, he acted as papal secretary of state (in office 1572 t...
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Domenico Giacobazzi
Domenico Giacobazzi (1444–1528) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Domenico Giacobazzi was born in Rome in 1444, the son of a Roman patrician, Cristoforo Giacobazzi de Facheschis. ...
Fronde
The Fronde ([fʁɔ̃d]) was a series of civil wars in France between 1648 and 1653, occurring in the midst of the Franco-Spanish War, which had begun in 1635. The king confronted the combined opposition ...
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Pietro Foscari
Pietro Foscari (died 1485) (called the Cardinal of Venice) was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal.
Pietro Foscari was born in Venice ca. 1417. He was the nephew of Francesco Foscari, Doge of Venic...
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Giovanni Ottavio Manciforte Sperelli
Giovanni Ottavio Manciforte Sperelli (1730–1781) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Giovanni Ottavio Manciforte Sperelli was born in Assisi on February 23, 1730, the son of Marquis...
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Sebastiano Antonio Pighini
Sebastiano Antonio Pighini (1500–1553) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Sebastiano Antonio Pighini was born in Arceto, near Scandiano, on September 17, 1500, the son of Grazio Pi...
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Pietro Maria Borghese
Pietro Maria Borghese (1599 - 15 June 1642) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal.
Borghese was born in 1599 in Siena, the son of Marcantonio Borghese and Camilla Orsini. Despite the rampant nepotism t...
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Emidio Taliani
Emidio Taliani (19 April 1838—24 August 1907) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Nuncio to Austria from 1896 to 1903, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1903....
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William of Modena
William of Modena (c. 1184 – 31 March 1251), also known as William of Sabina, Guglielmo de Chartreaux, Guglielmo de Savoy, Guillelmus, was an Italian clergyman and papal diplomat. He was frequently ap...
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Giuseppe Casoria
Giuseppe Casoria (October 1, 1908 – February 8, 2001) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship from 1981 t...
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Ulderico Carpegna
Ulderico Carpegna (24 June 1595 – 24 January 1679) was an Italian jurist and Cardinal. Born at Scavolino, he was from a family of the Roman nobility, connected with the Montefeltro family.He became bi...
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Lorenzo Strozzi
Lorenzo Strozzi (December 3, 1513 – December 14, 1571) was an Italian abbot and cardinal. He was the son of Filippo Strozzi, a member of the powerful Strozzi family of Florence, and Clarice de' Medici...
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Niccola Clarelli Parracciani
Niccola Clarelli Parracciani (12 April 1799 – 7 July 1872) was a Catholic Cardinal and was Arch-Priest of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.He was also Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Card...
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Cardinal of Urbino
Holders of the title Cardinal of Urbino have included:
Carlo Perosi
Carlo Perosi (18 December 1868 – 22 February 1930) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation from 1928 until his death,...
Silvio Antoniano
Silvio Antoniani (31 December 1540, Rome - 16 August 1603, Rome) was a musician, canon lawyer, writer on education, priest and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, who spent most of his career in th...
Giovanni Ricci
Giovanni Ricci (1498–1574) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Giovanni Ricci was born in Montepulciano on November 1, 1498, the son of Pietro Antonio Ricci. Disliking his stepmoth...
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Fazio Giovanni Santori
Fazio Giovanni Santori (1447–1510) (called the Cardinal of Cesena) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Fazio Giovanni Santori was born in Viterbo in 1447. He was educated at the Un...
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Marco Antonio Franciotti
Marco Antonio Franciotti (1592 - 8 February 1666) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal and Bishop of Lucca.
Franciotti was born in 1592 in Lucca, Tuscany, the son of Curzio Franciotti.He was educated ...
Cosma Orsini
Cosma Orsini (died 1481) (called Cardinal Orsini) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Cosma Orsini was born in Rome in the 1420s, the son of Gentile Migliorati of Fermo, and his wif...
Gerardo Bianchi
Gerardo Bianchi (1220/1225 – March 1, 1302) was an Italian churchman and papal diplomat, an important figure of the War of the Sicilian Vespers.
He was born in Gainago, in the diocese of Parma, st...
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Ersilio Tonini
Ersilio Tonini (20 July 1914 – 28 July 2013) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Ravenna-Cervia from 1975 to 1990, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1...
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Gustavo Testa
Gustavo Testa (28 July 1886 – 28 February 1969) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches from 1967 to 1968, and was elevated...
Carlo Rezzonico (cardinal)
Carlo Rezzonico (April 25, 1724 – January 26, 1799) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He is sometimes referred to as The Younger to distinguish him from his uncle Pope Clement XIII who also...
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Girolamo Casanata
Girolamo Casanata (also Girolamo Casanate or Casanatta) was an Italian Cardinal, b. Naples, 13 July 1620; d. Rome, 3 March 1700.
His father, Tommaso Casanatta, was a member of the supreme council ...
Rainiero d'Elci
Rainiero d'Elci (March 7, 1670 – June 22, 1761), was an Italian Cardinal.He was born in Florence and was ordained in 1699. He entered papal service in the following year and held several offices both ...
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