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Pope Benedict XIV

(Prospero Lambertini)

1740.08.17 – 1758.05.03

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


Episcopal Motto: Curabuntur omnes

Born:1675.03.31 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1724.07
Consecrated Bishop:1724.07.16
Created Cardinal in pectore:1726.12.09
Revealed as Cardinal:1728.04.30
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1740.08.17
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1740.08.22
Died:1758.05.03 († 83)

Titular Archbishop of Theodosia (1724.06.12 – 1727.01.20)

Archbishop-Bishop of Ancona e Umana (Italy) (1727.01.20 – 1731.04.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1728.05.10 – 1740.08.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bologna (Italy) (1731.04.30 – 1754.01.14)

Supreme Pontiff (1740.08.17 [1740.08.22] – 1758.05.03)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 64 Cardinals (7 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
14 Documents 14 Documents

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


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