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Charles-Martial-Allemand Cardinal Lavigerie


Archbishop of Alger, Algeria

Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le mura

Archbishop of Carthage

Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)

Vicar Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan


31 Oct 1825Born
Dec 1848³23.0Ordained DeaconDeacon of Paris, France
2 Jun 184923.5Ordained PriestPriest of Paris, France
11 Mar 186337.3SelectedBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
16 Mar 186337.3ConfirmedBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
22 Mar 186337.3Ordained BishopBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
19 Jan 186741.2SelectedArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
27 Mar 186741.4ConfirmedArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
1868²42.1AppointedSuperior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
27 Mar 188256.4Elevated to Cardinal
3 Jul 188256.6AppointedCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le mura
10 Nov 188459.0AppointedArchbishop of Carthage, Tunisia
13 Mar 189165.3AppointedVicar Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan
26 Nov 189267.0DiedArchbishop of Alger, Algeria

Note(s): ² Month Uncertain ; ³ Day Uncertain

MicroData Summary for Charles-Martial-Allemand Lavigerie (VIAF: 49227869)
Charles-Martial-Allemand Cardinal Lavigerie (born , died ) Archbishop of Alger

Birth PlaceSaint-Esprit, Huire, Diocese of Aire, France
Ordained PriestParis, Archdiocese of Paris, France
Ordained BishopS. Luigi de' Francesi, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Death PlaceAlgiers
Buried Place (Original)Carthage Cathedral, Crypt, Archdiocese of Carthage, Tunisia
Buried Place (Current)chapel of the Society of Missionaries of Africa's general curia, Crypt, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a priest for 43.4 years
  • a bishop for 29.6 years
  • a cardinal for 10.6 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • c2+: LC
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 89, and Page 185
  • b/c2: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 401, and Page 46
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 27 Mar 1882
  • od: CB, 22 Feb 2016
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1863, Number 3


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