Camillo Cybo

Camillo Cybo Malaspina[1] (April 25, 1681 in Massa Carrara – January 12, 1743 in Rome) was an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church.[2]

Camillo Cybo in 1729 after he was elevated to Cardinal

Early lifeEdit

Born into the aristocratic Cybo Malaspina family, he was the son of Carlo II Cybo, duke of Massa, who was a descendant of Pope Innocent VIII and Teresa Pamfili. Cybo was great grand nephew of Pope Innocent X, and nephew of Cardinal Benedetto Pamphili.[3][4]

Ecclesiastical careerEdit

Styles of
Camillo Cybo
Reference styleHis Eminence
Spoken styleYour Eminence
Informal styleCardinal
SeePatriarchy of Constantinople

Patronage of the artsEdit

As many important figures of the time, Cybo was a patron of the arts. One of his proteges was Pietro Locatelli, who dedicated his Concerti Grossi Op 1 to him in 1721.[5]


  1. ^ The family name is sometimes also spelled Cibo
  2. ^ a b "Camillo Cardinal Cibo (Cybo)". Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b Miranda, Salvador. "The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church – Biographical Dictionary – Consistory of March 23, 1729". Florida International University. Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  4. ^ Williams, p.112
  5. ^ Mac Veigh, p. 206