Carlo Rezzonico (cardinal), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Carlo Rezzonico (cardinal)

Catholic cardinal

Date of Birth: 25-Apr-1724

Place of Birth: Venice, Venetian Province, Italy

Date of Death: 26-Jan-1799

Profession: Catholic priest

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Carlo Rezzonico (cardinal)

  • This article is about the Cardinal named Carlo Rezzonico.
  • For information about Pope Clement XIII go to the corresponding article.Carlo Rezzonico (25 April 1724 – 26 January 1799) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • He is sometimes referred to as The Younger to distinguish him from his uncle Pope Clement XIII who also bore the name Carlo Rezzonico.
  • He served as Vice-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Church (1758–1763), Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church (1763–1799) and Secretary of the Roman Inquisition (1777–1799).
  • He was also bishop of Sabina (1773–1776) and Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1776–1799).
  • As Cardinal Camerlengo he participated in the papal conclave, 1769 and papal conclave, 1774-1775. He belonged to the Zelanti faction and defended the Society of Jesus against the accusations that finally led to the suppression of this order.

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