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Pope Marcellus II

(Marcello Cervini)

1555.04.09 – 1555.05.01

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:1501.05.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1535
Created Cardinal:1539.12.19
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1555.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1555.04.10
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1555.04.10
Died:1555.05.01 († 53)

Bishop of Nicastro (Italy) (1539.08.27 – 1540.09.24)

Apostolic Administrator of Acerno (Italy) (1539.12.10 – 1539.12.19)

Bishop of Reggio Emilia (Italy) (1540.09.24 – 1544.02.29)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1540.11.05 – 1555.04.09)

Bishop of Gubbio (Italy) (1544.02.29 – 1555.04.09)

Librarian of Vatican Apostolic Library (1550.05.24 – 1555.04.09)

Supreme Pontiff (1555.04.09 [1555.04.10] – 1555.05.01)

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Crypt of St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City State (Sarcophagus)


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