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Giuseppe Cardinal Spinelli


Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia

Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith


1 Feb 1694Born
8 Mar 172228.1Ordained DeaconDeacon
17 Apr 172430.2Ordained PriestPriest
5 Sep 172531.5AppointedTitular Archbishop of Corinthus
21 Sep 172531.6AppointedApostolic Nuncio to Flanders, Belgium
28 Oct 172531.7Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Corinthus
16 Jun 173137.3ResignedApostolic Nuncio to Flanders, Belgium
May 1732³38.2AppointedSecretary of the Congregation of Bishops and Regulars
15 Dec 173440.8AppointedArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
17 Jan 173540.9Elevated to Cardinal
14 Mar 173541.1InstalledCardinal-Priest of Santa Pudenziana
25 Sep 175258.6AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Trastevere
9 Apr 175359.1AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
8 Feb 175460.0ResignedArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
Jul 1756³62.4AppointedPro-Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
11 Sep 175662.6AppointedPrefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
Jan 1757³62.9ResignedPro-Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
13 Jul 175965.4AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
13 Jul 176167.4AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
12 Apr 176369.1DiedCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Note(s): ³ Day Uncertain

MicroData Summary for Giuseppe Spinelli
(VIAF: 41896668; WikiData: Q1334150)
Giuseppe Cardinal Spinelli (born , died ) Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia

Birth PlaceNapoli, Archdiocese of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
Ordained BishopSt-Rombaud, Cathedral, Malines, Archdiocese of Mechelen, Belgium
Buried Place (Original)Santi XII Apostoli, Basilica, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a priest for 38.9 years
  • a bishop for 37.4 years
  • a cardinal for 28.2 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 17 Jan 1735
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1725, Number 43
  • nunc: Les Nonciatures Apostoliques Permanentes (Karttunen), Page 262


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