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Pope Benedict XIII

(Vincenzo Maria Orsini de Gravina, O.P.)

1724.05.29 – 1730.02.21

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Servant of the Servants of God


Born:1649.02.02 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1671.02.24
Created Cardinal:1672.02.22
Consecrated Bishop:1675.02.03
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1724.05.29
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1724.06.04
Died:1730.02.21 († 81)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sisto (1672.05.16 – 1701.01.03)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation of the Council (1673.01.04 – 1675.01.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manfredonia (Italy) (1675.01.28 – 1680.01.22)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cesena (Italy) (1680.01.22 – 1686.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Benevento (Italy) (1686.03.18 – 1730.02.21)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1701.01.03 – 1715.03.18)

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1715.03.18 – 1724.05.29)

Supreme Pontiff (1724.05.29 [1724.06.04] – 1730.02.21)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 29 Cardinals (12 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
1 Document 1 Document

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, Vatican City State (Tomb monument)


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