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Louis-Jean Guyot

Louis-Jean Guyot (7 July 1905 in Bordeaux in France – 1 August 1988 in Bordeaux) was a cardinal of the Catholic Church, and archbishop of Toulouse 1966–1978.

His Eminence

Louis-Jean Guyot
Cardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse
Cardinal Jean-Louis Guyot.jpg
Jean-Louis Guyot as Bishop of Coutances
ChurchRoman Catholic
Term ended16 November 1978
PredecessorJules-Géraud Saliège
SuccessorAndré Charles Collini
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le mura
Ordination29 June 1932
Consecration4 May 1949
Created cardinal5 Mar 1973
by Paul VI
Personal details
Born(1905-07-07)7 July 1905
Bordeaux France
Died1 August 1988(1988-08-01) (aged 83)
Bordeaux France
BuriedToulouse Cathedral
Previous postBishop of Coutances (1950-1966)
Coat of armsLouis-Jean Guyot's coat of arms

In 1935 Guyot obtained a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum with a dissertation entitled L'incorporation au Christ par les sacrements d'après la doctrine de st. Thomas.[1]

He was made cardinal in 1973 by Pope Paul VI, named the cardinal-priest of Sant'Agnese fuori le mura.[2]

He took part in the August 1978 Conclave which elected Pope John Paul I, and in the October 1978 Conclave which elected Pope John Paul II.


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Carlo Confalonieri
Cardinal Priest of Sant'Agnese fuori le mura
5 March 1973 – 1 August 1988
Succeeded by
Camillo Ruini