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Léon Cardinal Potier de Gesvres

Deceased

Archbishop Emeritus of Bourges


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
15 Aug 1656BornParis
30 Aug 169438.0AppointedArchbishop of Bourges, France
23 Jan 169538.4Ordained BishopArchbishop of Bourges, France
29 Nov 171963.3Elevated to Cardinal
5 Mar 172972.6ResignedArchbishop of Bourges, France
12 Nov 174488.2DiedArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France

MicroData Summary for Léon Potier de Gesvres:
Cardinal Léon Potier de Gesvres (born , died ) Archbishop Emeritus of Bourges

  • a bishop for 49.8 years
  • a cardinal for 25.0 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 29 Nov 1719

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