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Alessandro Cardinal Farnese (Jr.)


Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso

Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}


7 Oct 1520Born
1 Nov 153414.0AppointedBishop of Parma, Italy
18 Dec 153414.1Elevated to Cardinal
18 Dec 153414.1AppointedCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Angelo in Pescheria
30 Jul 153514.8AppointedAdministrator of Jaén, Spain
13 Aug 153514.8AppointedAdministrator of Avignon, France
13 Aug 153514.8AppointedCardinal-Deacon of San Lorenzo in Damaso
15 May 153615.6AppointedAdministrator of Monreale, Italy
153716.2AppointedArchpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
17 Jun 153716.6AppointedAdministrator of Bitonto, Italy
6 Jul 153716.7ResignedAdministrator of Jaén, Spain
8 Jan 153817.2ResignedAdministrator of Bitonto, Italy
12 Aug 153817.8AppointedAdministrator of Ancona e Numana, Italy
15 Nov 153818.1AppointedAdministrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
27 Aug 153918.8AppointedTitular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
16 Jul 154019.7AppointedAdministrator of Cavaillon, France
20 Jul 154120.7ResignedAdministrator of Cavaillon, France
154322.2AppointedArchpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}
1544²23.2AppointedAdministrator of Bitonto, Italy
27 Oct 154424.0ResignedAdministrator of Bitonto, Italy
22 Apr 154726.5AppointedAdministrator of Viseu, Portugal
1550¹29.2ResignedTitular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
15 Jun 155130.6ResignedAdministrator of Avignon, France
27 Jun 155231.7ResignedAdministrator of Viseu, Portugal
28 Apr 155332.5AppointedAdministrator of Tours, France
25 Jun 155433.7AppointedAdministrator of Viviers (Aps), France
12 Nov 155434.0AppointedBishop of Cahors, France
12 Nov 155434.0ResignedAdministrator of Viviers (Aps), France
1555²34.2AppointedAdministrator of Spoleto, Italy
22 Nov 155636.1AppointedAdministrator of Benevento, Italy
7 May 155736.5ResignedBishop of Cahors, France
14 Jan 155837.2ResignedAdministrator of Benevento, Italy
1560²39.2AppointedAdministrator of Avignon, France
16 Dec 156242.1ResignedAdministrator of Spoleto, Italy
14 Apr 156443.5AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso
12 May 156443.5AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Sabina
7 Feb 156544.3AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Frascati
1566¹45.2ResignedAdministrator of Avignon, France
14 Jan 156847.2AppointedArchbishop of Monreale, Italy
9 Dec 157353.1ResignedArchbishop of Monreale, Italy
9 Jul 157857.7AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
5 Dec 158060.1AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
24 Feb 158564.3AppointedAdministrator of Ancona e Numana, Italy
1 Jul 158564.7ResignedAdministrator of Ancona e Numana, Italy
2 Mar 158968.4DiedCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Note(s): ¹ Year Uncertain ; ² Month Uncertain ; ⁶ Before

MicroData Summary for Alessandro Farnese (Jr.)
(VIAF: 57408901; WikiData: Q248459)
Alessandro Cardinal Farnese (Jr.) (born , died ) Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Birth PlaceCastello Valentino, Valentino, Diocese of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
Death PlaceRoma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Buried Place (Original)Gesù, Church, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a cardinal for 54.2 years

  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 18 Dec 1534
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 270, and Page 250
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 127, and Page 303
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 237, and Page 210
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 108, and Page 132
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 138, and Page 161
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 160, and Page 336
  • b: Episcopologio Español, Volume 1,500, Page 75, Number 446
  • b: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1564, Number 8*


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