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Leone Strozzi, O.S.B. (1638–1703) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Florence (1700–1703) and Bishop of Pistoia e Prato (1690–1700).[1][2][3][4][5]

Most Reverend

Leone Strozzi
Archbishop of Florence
Firenze, palazzo arcivescovile, sala coi ritratti dei vescovi fiorentini, jacopo antonio morigia e leone strozzi.jpg
Leone Strozzi (archbishop) on the right
ChurchCatholic Church
ArchdioceseArchdiocese of Florence
In office1700–1703
PredecessorGiacomo Antonio Morigia
SuccessorTommaso Bonaventura della Gherardesca
Orders
Consecration6 August 1690
by Paluzzo Paluzzi Altieri Degli Albertoni
Personal details
Born1638
Florence, Italy
Died4 October 1703 (age 65)
Florence, Italy
NationalityItalian
Previous postBishop of Pistoia e Prato (1690–1700)

BiographyEdit

Leone Strozzi was born in Florence, Italy in 1638 and ordained a priest in the Order of Saint Benedict.[6][7] On 10 July 1690, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VIII as Bishop of Pistoia e Prato.[1][6] On 6 August 1690, he was consecrated bishop by Paluzzo Paluzzi Altieri Degli Albertoni, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina, with Prospero Bottini, Titular Archbishop of Myra, and Nicolò d'Arcano, Bishop of Comacchio, serving as co-consecrators.[6] On 21 June 1700, he was appointed during the papacy of List of popes as Archbishop of Florence.[6] He served as Archbishop of Florence until his death on 4 October 1703.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. pp. 203 and 315. (in Latin)
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Firenze {Florence}" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Firenze" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  4. ^ "Diocese of Pistoia" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  5. ^ "Diocese of Pistoiax" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  6. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Archbishop Leone Strozzi, O.S.B." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)[self-published source]
  7. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Archbishop Leone Strozzi, O.S.B. Vall". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)[self-published source]
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Gherardo Gherardi
Bishop of Pistoia e Prato
1690–1700
Succeeded by
Francesco Frosini
Preceded by
Giacomo Antonio Morigia
Archbishop of Florence
1700–1703
Succeeded by
Tommaso Bonaventura della Gherardesca