Leone Cortese

Leone Cortese (died 1496) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Acerra (1452–1496).[1]

Most Reverend

Leone Cortese
Bishop of Acerra
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Acerra
In office1452–1496
SuccessorRoberto de Noya
Personal details
Acerra, Italy


On 2 October 1452, Leone Cortese was appointed by Pope Nicholas V as Bishop of Acerra. He served as Bishop of Acerra until his death in 1496.[1][2]

Episcopal successionEdit

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of:[2]


  1. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 79. |volume= has extra text (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b Cheney, David M. "Bishop Leone Cortese". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Acerra
Succeeded by
Roberto de Noya