Pope Urban VII

(Giambattista Castagna)

1590.09.15 – 1590.09.27

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:1521.08.04 (Roma, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1553.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1553.04.04
Created Cardinal:1583.12.12
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1590.09.15
Died:1590.09.27 (Roma, Italy † 69)

Archbishop of Rossano (Italy) (1553.03.01 – 1573.01.23)

Apostolic Nuncio to Spain (1565.09 – 1572.07.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (1584.01.09 – 1590.09.15)

Supreme Pontiff (1590.09.15 – 1590.09.27)

Buried at:
Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Roma, Italy (Wall monument)


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