Filippo Giudice Caracciolo

Filippo Giudice Caracciolo was an Italian prelate who was archbishop of Naples from 1833 to 1844.[1]

Filippo Giudice Caracciolo

Archbishop of Naples
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed15 April 1833
Term ended29 January 1844
PredecessorLuigi Ruffo-Scilla
SuccessorSisto Riario Sforza
Other post(s)Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Agnese fuori le mura (1833–44)
Ordination18 March 1809
by Bernardo Maria della Torre
Consecration27 February 1820
by Lorenzo Litta
Created cardinal29 July 1833
by Pope Gregory XVI
Personal details
Birth nameFilippo Giudice Caracciolo
Born27 March 1785
Naples, Kingdom of Naples
Died29 January 1844(1844-01-29) (aged 58)
Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
BuriedNaples Cathedral
ParentsFrancesco Giudice Caracciolo
Maria Vittoria Palma Artois
Previous post(s)Bishop of Molfetta (1820–33)
Alma materUniversity of Naples
Styles of
Filippo Giudice Caracciolo
External Ornaments of a Cardinal Bishop.svg
Reference styleHis Eminence
Spoken styleYour Eminence
Informal styleCardinal


Born into a noble family in Naples on 27 March 1785, he entered the Oratorian order in the late years of the 18th century. He was ordained on March 18, 1809. He performed his pastoral duties in different places and in 1820 he was named bishop of Molfetta and consecrated as bishop. In 1833, he was named by pope Gregory XVI archbishop of Naples. In the same year he was named Cardinal with the title of S. Agnese fuori le mura. He died on 29 January 1844.


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Luigi Ruffo-Scilla
Archbishop of Naples
Succeeded by
Sisto Riario Sforza