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Pope Urban VIII

(Maffeo Barberini)

1623.08.06 – 1644.07.29

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:1568.04.05 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1592
Consecrated Bishop:1604.10.28
Created Cardinal:1606.09.11
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1623.08.06
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1623.09.29
Died:1644.07.29 († 76)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nazareth in Barletta (Italy) (1604.10.20 – 1608.10.27)

Bishop of Canne (1604.10.20 – 1608.10.27)

Bishop of Monteverde (1604.10.20 – 1608.10.27)

Apostolic Nuncio to France (1604.12.04 – 1606?)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Montorio (1607.11.12 – 1610.05.05)

Bishop of Spoleto (Italy) (1608.10.27 – 1617.07.17)

Prefect of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (1610.01.08 – 1623.08.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio (1610.05.05 – 1623.08.06)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1623.01.09 – 1623.08.06)

Supreme Pontiff (1623.08.06 [1623.09.29] – 1644.07.29)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 74 Cardinals (8 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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