François-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot

François-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot (28 December 1795 – 29 December 1862)[1] was a French prelate of the Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Paris from 1857 until his death. He was previously Bishop of Orléans from 1839 and then Archbishop of Tours from 1843.

François-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot
Archbishop of Paris
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ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed19 March 1857
Installed25 April 1857
Term ended29 December 1862
PredecessorMarie-Dominique-Auguste Sibour
SuccessorGeorges Darboy
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Santi Nereo e Achilleo (1853-62)
Ordination27 May 1820
Consecration18 August 1839
by Charles-Auguste-Marie-Joseph Forbin-Janson
Created cardinal7 March 1853
by Pope Pius IX
Personal details
Birth nameFrançois-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot
Born28 December 1795
Langres, French First Republic
Died29 December 1862(1862-12-29) (aged 67)
Paris, Second French Empire
BuriedCathedral of Notre-Dame
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Coat of armsFrançois-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot's coat of arms

Pope Pius IX named him a cardinal in March 1853.[2]

Born at Langres, he was a private tutor before becoming a priest.[1]

He died on 29 December 1862 in Paris and was exposed and buried in the cathedral.


  1. ^ a b Appletons' annual cyclopaedia and register of important events of the year: 1862. New York: D. Appleton & Company. 1863. p. 695.
  2. ^ [1]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Marie Dominique Auguste Sibour
Archbishop of Paris
Succeeded by
Georges Darboy