Lorenzo Girolamo Mattei

Lorenzo Girolamo Mattei (29 May 1748, Rome - 24 July 1833) was an Italian cardinal from the house of Mattei. He was promoted to cardinal by pope Gregory XVI in the consistory of 15 April 1833. He was also nominal Latin Patriarch of Antioch.[1]

Lorenzo Girolamo Mattei
Latin Patriarch of Antioch
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed27 September 1822
Term ended24 July 1833
PredecessorAntonio Despuig y Dameto
SuccessorAntonio Piatti
Ordination13 June 1772
Consecration29 September 1822
Created cardinal15 April 1833
by Pope Gregory XVI
Personal details
Birth nameLorenzo Girolamo Mattei
Born29 May 1748
Rome, Papal States
Died24 July 1833(1833-07-24) (aged 85)
Rome, Papal States
BuriedSanta Maria in Ara Coeli
ParentsGirolamo Mattei
Maria Caterina Altieri


  1. ^ Cheney, David M. "Lorenzo Girolamo Cardinal Mattei". 'Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
Preceded by
Benedetto Naro
Oldest living Member of the Sacred College
6 October 1832 - 24 July 1833
Succeeded by
Luigi Ciacchi