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Pope Clement XII

(Lorenzo Corsini)

1730.07.12 – 1740.02.06

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: Dabis discernere inter malum et bonum

Born:1652.04.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1690.06.18
Created Cardinal:1706.05.17
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1730.07.12
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1730.07.16
Died:1740.02.06 († 87)

Titular Archbishop of Nicomedia (1690.04.10 – 1706.05.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1706.06.25 – 1720.12.16)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1710.02.19 – 1711.01.26)

Prefect of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1720.11.22 – 1730.07.12?)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (1720.12.16 – 1725.11.19)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1725.11.19 – 1730.07.12)

Supreme Pontiff (1730.07.12 [1730.07.16] – 1740.02.06)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 35 Cardinals (15 Consistories)

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Arcibasilica Papale di Santissimo Salvatore e Santi Giovanni Battista ed Evangelista al Laterano, Roma, Italy (Tomb monument)


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