Niccolò Franco

Niccolò Franco (died 1499) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Treviso (1485–1499)[1] and Bishop of Poreč (1477–1485).[2]

Most Reverend

Niccolò Franco
Bishop of Treviso
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Poreč
In office1485–1499
PredecessorLorenzo Zanni
SuccessorBernardo de' Rossi
Personal details
Died1499
Treviso, Italy
Previous post(s)Bishop of Poreč (1477–1485)

BiographyEdit

In 1477, Niccolò Franco was appointed during the papacy of Pope Sixtus IV as Bishop of Poreč.[2][3][4] On 21 February 1485, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent VIII as Bishop of Treviso.[1][3] He served as Bishop of Treviso until his death in 1499.[1][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 248–249. |volume= has extra text (help) (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 212. |volume= has extra text (help) (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c Cheney, David M. "Bishop Niccolò Franco". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
  4. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Bishop Nicola Franco". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Barthelemy Barbarigo
Bishop of Poreč
1477–1485
Succeeded by
Tommaso Catanei
Preceded by
Giovanni Dacri
Bishop of Treviso
1485–1499
Succeeded by
Bernardo de' Rossi