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Giulio Maria Cardinal della Somaglia


Librarian of the Vatican Library

Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Secretary of the Congregation for Universal Inquisition


29 Jul 1744Born
Jan 1787³42.4AppointedSecretary of the Congregation of Bishops and Regulars
2 Jun 178742.8Ordained PriestPriest
15 Dec 178844.3AppointedTitular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}
21 Dec 178844.3Ordained BishopTitular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}
1 Jun 179550.8Elevated to Cardinal
22 Sep 179551.1AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santa Sabina
30 Oct 180056.2AppointedPrefect of the Congregation of (Sacred) Rites
20 Jul 180156.9AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva
20 May 181469.8AppointedSecretary of the Congregation for Universal Inquisition
26 Sep 181470.1AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Frascati
2 Oct 181874.1AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso
21 Dec 181874.3AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
29 May 182075.8AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
28 Sep 182379.1AppointedSecretary of State
23 Jan 182479.4AppointedPro-Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
1 Oct 182682.1AppointedLibrarian of the Vatican Library
Jun 1828³83.8ResignedSecretary of State
2 Apr 183085.6DiedArchivist of the Vatican Library

Note(s): ³ Day Uncertain

MicroData Summary for Giulio Maria della Somaglia (VIAF: 89095576)
Giulio Maria Cardinal della Somaglia (born , died ) Librarian of Vatican Library

Birth PlacePiacenza, Italy
Ordained BishopSanti Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari, Church, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Death PlaceRoma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a priest for 42.8 years
  • a bishop for 41.2 years
  • a cardinal for 34.8 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 1 Jun 1795
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 87
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1788, Number 25
  • xsta: Le Nunziature Apostoliche (Marchi), Page 9
  • ob/c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 4, Number 138
  • c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 6, Number 285, Ascendance


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