Niccolò Albergati-Ludovisi

Niccolò Albergati-Ludovisi (15 September 1608 – 9 August 1687) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Bologna.

Cardinal Niccolò Albergati-Ludovisi.

BiographyEdit

He was a cousin of Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi.[1] On 16 September 1640, he was consecrated bishop by Giovanni Battista Pamphilj, Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Eusebio with Giovanni Battista Rinuccini, Archbishop of Fermo, and Lelio Falconieri, Titular Archbishop of Thebae, serving as co-consecrators.[1]

On 6 February 1645 he was appointed Archbishop of Bologna, and on 6 March 1645 he was elevated to cardinal by Pope Innocent X. He served as Cardinal-Priest of the Basilica di Sant'Agostino and then the Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

In 1650 he was appointed Major Penitentiary, and in 1683 he was appointed Dean of the College of Cardinals. He held both position until his death. Between 1658 and 1659 he served as Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals.

Episcopal successionEdit

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

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ a b Miranda, Salvador. "ALBERGATI-LUDOVISI, Niccolò (1608-1687)". The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. Florida International University. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  2. ^ Cheney, David M. "Niccolò Cardinal Albergati-Ludovisi". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Girolamo Colonna
Archbishop of Bologna
1645–1651
Succeeded by
Girolamo Boncompagni
Preceded by
Carlo Rossetti
Cardinal Bishop of Porto-Santa Rufina
1681–1683
Succeeded by
Alderano Cybo
Preceded by
Cesare Facchinetti
Cardinal Bishop of Velletri-Segni
1683–1687
Succeeded by
Alderano Cybo
Preceded by
Cesare Facchinetti
Dean of the College of Cardinals
1683–1687
Succeeded by
Alderano Cybo