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Giovanni Battista Spínola

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Giovanni Battista Spinola (1681–1752) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal.[1] He was the nephew of Giambattista Spínola (iuniore).

Early in his life he served as the governor in Benevento in 1711 and the governor in Rimini in 1717-1719. He also served in many other administrative positions in the Papal States. He was ordained a Catholic Priest in 1728, and made a Cardinal in 1733, given the titulus of San Cesareo in Palatio.

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  1. ^ Cheney, David M. "Giovanni Battista Cardinal Spínola". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Philip Wallrad de Hénin-Liétard d'Alsace
Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in Palatio
1733–1743
Succeeded by
Giovanni Francesco Albani (cardinal)
Preceded by
Camillo Cibo
Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria degli Angeli
1743–1751
Succeeded by
Girolamo de Bardi
Preceded by
Pier Luigi Carafa (iuniore)
Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
1751–1752
Succeeded by
Francesco Scipione Maria Borghese