Joseph-Hippolyte Guibert

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Joseph-Hippolyte Guibert (1802, Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône – 1886, Paris) was a French Catholic Archbishop of Paris and Cardinal.

Joseph-Hippolyte Guibert

Archbishop of Paris
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ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed27 October 1871
Term ended8 July 1886
PredecessorGeorges Darboy
SuccessorFrançois-Marie-Benjamin Richard de la Vergne
Other postsCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta Latina (1874–86)
Ordination14 August 1825
by Fortuné-Charles de Mazenod
Consecration11 March 1842
by Eugène-Charles-Joseph de Mazenod
Created cardinal22 December 1873
by Pope Pius IX
Personal details
Birth nameJoseph-Hippolyte Guibert
Born13 December 1802
Aix-en-Provence, French First Republic
Died8 July 1886(1886-07-08) (aged 14)
Paris, French Third Republic
BuriedNotre-Dame de Paris (1886–1925)
Sacred Heart Basilica (from 1925)
ParentsPierre Guibert
Rose-Françoise Pécout
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MottoSuaviter ac fortiter
Coat of armsJoseph-Hippolyte Guibert's coat of arms

He was consecrated by Eugène de Mazenod and was appointed by Pope Gregory XVI as bishop of Viviers in 1842, and archbishop of Tours in 1857. He became Archbishop of Paris in 1871, and a Cardinal in 1873. He participated in the 1878 conclave.


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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Georges Darboy
Archbishop of Paris
Succeeded by
François-Marie-Benjamin Richard