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Luigi Cardinal Poggi


Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive

Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina


25 Nov 1917Born
28 Jul 194022.6Ordained PriestPriest of Piacenza, Italy
3 Apr 196547.3AppointedTitular Archbishop of Forontoniana
3 Apr 196547.3AppointedApostolic Delegate to Central Africa
9 May 196547.4Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Forontoniana
31 Oct 196648.9AppointedApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Cameroun
31 Oct 196749.9AppointedApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Gabon
4 Nov 196749.9AppointedApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Central African Republic
21 May 196951.4AppointedApostolic Nuncio to Peru
1 Aug 197355.6AppointedApostolic Nuncio to Other
7 Feb 197557.2AppointedApostolic Delegate to Poland
19 Apr 198668.4AppointedApostolic Nuncio to Italy
9 Apr 199274.3AppointedPro-Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archive
9 Apr 199274.3AppointedPro-Librarian of the Vatican Library
26 Nov 199477.0AppointedCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Domnica
26 Nov 199477.0Elevated to Cardinal
29 Nov 199477.0AppointedArchivist of the Vatican Secret Archive
29 Nov 199477.0AppointedLibrarian of the Vatican Library
Nov 199880.9RetiredArchivist of the Vatican Secret Archive
Nov 199880.9RetiredLibrarian of the Vatican Library
24 Feb 200587.2AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina
4 May 201092.4DiedArchivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive

MicroData Summary for Luigi Poggi
(VIAF: 300514505; WikiData: Q82669)
Luigi Cardinal Poggi (born , died ) Archivist Emeritus of Vatican Secret Archive

Birth PlacePiacenza, Diocese of Piacenza, Italy
Ordained BishopSan Carlo al Corso, Church, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a priest for 69.7 years
  • a bishop for 44.9 years
  • a cardinal for 15.4 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • ob/c2/d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 202, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 204, Necrology (back)
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1965, Number 30


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