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Blessed Pope Innocent XI

(Benedetto Odescalchi)

1676.09.21 – 1689.08.12

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: Avarus non implebitur

Born:1611.05.19 (Italy)
Created Cardinal:1645.03.06
Ordained Priest:1650.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1651.01.29
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1676.09.21
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1676.10.04
Died:1689.08.12 († 78)

Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano (1645.04.24 – 1659.04.21)

Prefect of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1647.01.22 – 1650.04.04)

Bishop of Novara (Italy) (1650.04.04 – 1656.03.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio (1659.04.21 – 1676.09.21)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1660.01.12 – 1661.01.24)

Supreme Pontiff (1676.09.21 [1676.10.04] – 1689.08.12)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 43 Cardinals (2 Consistories)

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


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