Agnelo Rossi Agnelo Rossi (4 May 1913 – 21 May 1995) was a Brazilian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
Alessandro Farnese (cardinal) Alessandro Farnese (5 October 1520 – 2 March 1589), an Italian cardinal and diplomat and a great collector and patron of the arts, was the grandson of Pope Paul III (who also bore the name Al...
Alessandro Mattei Alessandro Mattei (20 February 1744, Rome – 20 April 1820) was an Italian Cardinal, and a significant figure in papal diplomacy of the Napoleonic period.
Alfonso Gesualdo Alfonso Gesualdo (1540–1603) was an Italian Cardinal, from 1561.
Amleto Giovanni Cicognani Amleto Giovanni Cicognani (24 February 1883 – 17 December 1973) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Angel de Grimoard Angel de Grimoard, C.R.S.A., (also recorded as Anglic or Angelic) (b.
Carlo Confalonieri Carlo Confalonieri (25 July 1893 – 1 August 1986) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Carlo de' Medici (1595–1666) Carlo de' Medici (March 19, 1595 – June 17, 1666) was the son of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christina of Lorraine.
Carlo de' Medici (cardinal) Carlo de' Medici (March 19, 1595 – June 17, 1666) was the son of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christina of Lorraine.
Carlo Sacconi Carlo Sacconi J.U.D. (9 May 1808 – 25 February 1889) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Dean of the College of Cardinals.
Conrad of Wittelsbach Conrad of Wittelsbach (ca. 1120/1125 – 25 October 1200) was the Archbishop of Mainz (as Conrad I) and Archchancellor of Germany from 20 June 1161 to 1165 and again from 1183 to his death.
Costantino Patrizi Naro Costantino Patrizi Naro JUD (4 September 1798 – 17 December 1876) was a long-serving Italian Cardinal who became Dean of the College of Cardinals.
Dean of the College of Cardinals The Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals (Decanus Sacri Collegii) is the dean (president) of the College of Cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church.
Francesco Barberini (1662–1738) Francesco Barberini (12 November 1662 – 17 August 1738) was an Italian Cardinal of the family of Pope Urban VIII (1623–1644) and of the Princes of Palestrina.
Francesco Condulmer Francesco Condulmer (1390 – 30 October 1453) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Francesco Marchetti Selvaggiani Francesco Marchetti-Selvaggiani (1 October 1871 – 13 January 1951) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Congregation for the Propagation of t...
Francesco Pignatelli Francesco Pignatelli (February 6, 1652 – December 15, 1734) was an Italian cardinal.
Francesco Pisani Francesco Pisani (1494–1570) was an Italian Cardinal, from 1517.
François de Joyeuse François de Joyeuse (24 June 1562 – 23 August 1615) was a French churchman and politician.
François de Tournon François de Tournon (1489 in Tournon-sur-Rhône – 1562 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye) was a French Augustinian diplomat and Cardinal.
François Guillaume de Castelnau-Clermont-Ludève François Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-Ludève (1480-1541) was a French diplomat and Cardinal He was administrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (1502, 1511–14 and 1534–39); archbishop of Narbo...
Gennaro Granito Pignatelli di Belmonte Gennaro Granito Pignatelli di Belmonte (April 10, 1851 – February 16, 1948) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a prominent member of the Roman Curia.
Gerardo Bianchi Gerardo Bianchi was an Italian churchman and papal diplomat, an important figure of the War of the Sicilian Vespers.
Gian Francesco Albani Gian Francesco Albani (26 February 1720 – 15 September 1803) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal.
Giordano Orsini (died 1438) Giordano Orsini (1360/70 — 29 May 1438) was an Italian cardinal who enjoyed an extensive career in the early fifteenth century.
Giorgio Fieschi Giorgio Fieschi was an Italian cardinal, of the counts of Lavagna.
Giovanni Antonio Serbelloni Giovanni Antonio Serbelloni (Gian Antonio, Gianantonio) (1519–1591) was an Italian Cardinal, created in 1560, and papal legate.
Giovanni Berardi Giovanni Berardi (1380 – January 21, 1449), Italian Cardinal, of the counts of Tagliacozzo, was elected Archbishop of Taranto in 1421, and occupied the see until December 1439, when Pope Eugeniu...
Giovanni Domenico de Cupis Giovanni Domenico de Cupis (Cupi, Cuppi) (1493–1553) was an Italian Cardinal, created by Pope Leo X in the consistory of July 1, 1517.
Giovanni Mincio da Morrovalle Giovanni Minio or Mincio, of Morrovalle or Murrovale was an Italian Franciscan who became Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, cardinal-bishop of Porto, Protector of the Order o...
Henry Benedict Stuart Henry Benedict Thomas Edward Maria Clement Francis Xavier Stuart, Cardinal Duke of York was a Roman Catholic Cardinal, as well as the fourth and final Jacobite heir to claim the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland publicly.
Hugh Aycelin Hugh Aycelin (1230, Billom – 28 December 1297, Rome) was a French Cardinal.
Isidore of Kiev Isidore of Kiev, also known as Isidore of Thessalonica (Исидор; Ісидор; b. Peloponnesus, 1385-d.Rome, 27 April 1463) was a Greek Metropolitan of Kiev, cardinal, humanist, and theologian.
Jean du Bellay Jean du Bellay (c. 1493 – 16 February 1560) was a French cardinal and diplomat, younger brother of Guillaume du Bellay, and bishop of Bayonne in 1526, member of the privy council in 1530, ...
Ludovico Micara Ludovico Micara (October 12, 1775 – May 24, 1847) was an Italian Capuchin and Cardinal.
Luigi Amat di San Filippo e Sorso Luigi Amat di San Filippo e Sorso (20 June 1796 in Sinnai, archdiocese of Cagliari, Sardinia – 30 March 1878 in Rome, Italy) was the dean of the College of Cardinals during the last part o...
Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano (July 9, 1828, Bene Vagienna, Italy – December 7, 1913, Rome, Italy) was a cardinal of the Catholic Church in the late nineteenth century.
Luigi Traglia Luigi Traglia (3 April 1895 – 22 November 1977) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Mario Mattei Mario Mattei was an Italian Cardinal, of the Roman noble House of Mattei.
Niccolò de Romanis Niccolò de Romanis (died 1218) was an Italian cardinal and Papal legate.
Niccolò Fieschi Niccolò Fieschi was an Italian Cardinal, of a prominent family of Genoa which features in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra.
Nicolò Albertini Nicolò Albertini, O.P. (c. 1250 – 27 April 1321), was an Italian Dominican friar, statesman, and cardinal.
Odo of Châteauroux Odo of Châteauroux was a French theologian and scholastic philosopher, papal legate and Cardinal.
Oliviero Carafa Oliviero Carafa was an Italian cardinal and diplomat of the Renaissance.
Ordonho Alvares Ordonho Alvares (ca. 1230 – 1285) was a Spanish Cardinal of the Papal Curia.
Ottaviano di Paoli Ottaviano di Paoli (surname given variously) (died 1206) was an Italian Cardinal.
Pelagio Galvani Pelagio Galvani (b. ca. 1165, Gusendos, León — d. January 30, 1230, Montecassino) was a Leonese Cardinal, and canon lawyer.
Philippe of Alençon Philippe II of Alençon (1339–16 November 1397) was a French cardinal who was a member of the Valois Dynasty.
Pierluigi Carafa Pierluigi Carafa, Junior (1677 – 1755) (sometimes spelled as Caraffa) was an Italian cardinal from the famous Neapolitan family of Italian nobles, clergy, and men of arts.
Pierre Desprès Pierre Desprès (born 1288, Montpezat — died 1361, Avignon) was a French Cardinal during the period of Avignon Papacy.
Pope Gregory IX Pope Gregory IX (Gregorius IX; c. 1145/70 – 22 August 1241), born Ugolino di Conti, was Pope from 19 March 1227 to his death in 1241.
Pope Gregory XII Pope Gregory XII (Gregorius XII; c. 1326 – 18 October 1417), born Angelo Correr or Corraro, was Pope from 30 November 1406 to July 1415 when he was forced to resign to end the We...
Pope Lucius III Pope Lucius III (ca. 1100 – 25 November 1185), born Ubaldo Allucingoli, was Pope from 1 September 1181 to his death in 1185.
Pope Paul III Pope Paul III, born Alessandro Farnese, was Pope from 13 October 1534 to his death in 1549. He came to the papal throne in an era following the sack of Rome in 1527 and rife with uncertainties in the Catholic Church following the Protestant Reformation.
Pope Paul IV Pope Paul IV, C.R. (Paulus IV; 28 June 1476 – 18 August 1559), né Gian Pietro Carafa, was Pope from 23 May 1555 to his death in 1559.
Raffaele Monaco La Valletta Raffaele Monaco La Valletta S.T.D. J.U.D. (23 February 1827 - 14 July 1896) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office.
Raffaele Riario Raffaele Sansoni Galeoti Riario was an Italian Cardinal of the Renaissance, mainly known as the constructor of the Palazzo della Cancelleria and the one who invited Michelangelo to Rome.
Rainiero d'Elci Rainiero d'Elci (March 7, 1670 – June 22, 1761), was an Italian Cardinal.
Rodolfo Pio da Carpi Rodolfo Pio da Carpi (February 22, 1500 – May 2, 1564) was an Italian Cardinal, humanist and patron of the arts.