Antonio Bacci
Antonio Bacci (4 September 1885 – 20 January 1971) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Secretary of Briefs to Princes from 1931 to 1960, when he was elevated to the card...
Raffaello Petrucci
Raffaello Petrucci (Siena, 1472 - Rome, 11 December 1522) was a Cardinal and Roman Catholic bishop.
He was born in Siena, circa 1472. He was the son of Giacoppo Petrucci. Since 1494, the year of t...
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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Girolamo Seripando
Girolamo Seripando (b. at Troja, Apulia, 6 May 1493; d. at Trento 17 March 1563) was an Augustinian friar, Italian theologian and cardinal.
He was of noble birth, and intended by his parents for t...
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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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Alfonso Capecelatro
Alfonso Capecelatro (Marseille, 5 February 1824 – 14 November 1912) was an Italian Archbishop of Capua, ecclesiastical writer, Vatican librarian, and Cardinal.
He was descended from the fami...
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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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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Benedetto Lorenzelli
Benedetto Lorenzelli (May 11, 1853—September 15, 1915) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Studies from 1914 until his deat...
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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:
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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Giovanni d'Aragona (1456–1485)
Giovanni d'Aragona (1456–1485) (called the Cardinal of Aragona) was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal.
D'Aragona was born in Naples on June 25, 1456, the son of Ferdinand I of Naples and h...
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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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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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Giacomo Sannesio
Giacomo Sannesio (c. 1557/1560 - 19 February 1621) was and Italian Catholic cardinal, prominent art collector and patron of early 17th-century artists.
Sanessio was born in Belforte del Chienti to...
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Bernardino Spada
Bernardino Spada (21 April 1594 – 10 November 1661) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a patron of the arts whose collection is housed in the Palazzo Spada in Rome.
Spada was...
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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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Cristoforo Madruzzo
Cristoforo Madruzzo (July 5, 1512 – July 5, 1578) was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal and statesman. His brother Eriprando was a mercenary captain who fought in the Italian Wars.
Madruzzo was b...
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Niccolò Ardinghelli
Niccolò Ardinghelli (1502–1547) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Niccolò Ardinghelli was born in Florence in 1502, the son of a noble family. As a young man, he studied Latin, An...
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Federigo Fregoso
Federigo Fregoso (c. 1480, Genoa – 22 July 1541), was an Italian nobleman, prelate and general.
Fregoso was born to the Fregosi family, a family who in the late fourteenth century gave two D...