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Pope Pius VIII

(Francesco Saverio Castiglioni)

1829.03.31 – 1830.11.30

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:1761.11.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1785.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1800.08.17
Created Cardinal:1816.03.08
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1829.03.31
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1829.04.05
Died:1830.11.30 († 69)

Bishop of Montalto (Italy) (1800.08.11 – 1816.03.08)

Bishop of Cesena (Italy) (1816.03.08 – 1821.08.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Traspontina (1816.04.29 – 1821.08.13)

Major Penitentiary of Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary (1821.08.04 – 1829.03.31)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1821.08.13 – 1829.03.31)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation of the Index (1821.11.14 – 1829.03.31)

Supreme Pontiff (1829.03.31 [1829.04.05] – 1830.11.30)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 6 Cardinals (3 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
3 Documents 3 Documents

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


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