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Pope Paul III

(Alessandro Farnese)

1534.10.13 – 1549.11.10

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:1468.02.29 (Italy)
Created Cardinal:1493.09.20
Ordained Priest:1519.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1519.07.02
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1534.10.13
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1534.11.03
Died:1549.11.10 († 81)

Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano (1493.09.23 – 1503.11.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Montefiascone (1499.04.28 – 1519.03.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Corneto (Italy) (1499.04.28 – 1519.03.23)

Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano in commendum (1503.11.29 – 1513.09.25)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Eustachio (1503.11.29 – 1519.06.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Vence (France) (1508.02.18 – 1510.06.05)

Archpriest of Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran (1508.10 – 1534.10.13)

Bishop of Parma (Italy) (1509.03.28 – 1534.10.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Benevento (Italy) (1514.03.06 – 1530)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1514.07.28 – 1534.10.13)

Protodeacon of Sacred College of Cardinals (1516.08 – 1519.06.15)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1519.06.15 – 1523.12.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Sulmona (Italy) (1521 – 1521)

Apostolic Administrator of Valva (Italy) (1521 – 1521)

Apostolic Administrator of Anagni (Italy) (1523.04.03 – 1525.06.07)

Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina (1523.12.09 – 1523.12.29)

Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina (1523.12.29 – 1524.05.20)

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1524.05.20 – 1524.06.15)

Cardinal Vice-Dean of Sacred College of Cardinals (1524.05.20 – 1524.06.15)

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia–Velletri (1524.06.15 – 1534.10.13)

Cardinal Dean of Sacred College of Cardinals (1524.06.15 – 1534.10.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Bitonto (Italy) (1530.01.24 – 1532.05.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Sovana (Italy) (1532.04.17 – 1532.04.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Sora (Italy) (1534.01.19 – 1534.06.08)

Supreme Pontiff (1534.10.13 [1534.11.03] – 1549.11.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Ancona e Umana (Italy) (1538.08.12 – 1538)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 71 Cardinals (12 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
1 Document 1 Document

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


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