Marcantonio Gozzadini

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Marcantonio Cardinal Gozzadini †
Bishop of Faenza, Cardinal priest of S.Agata in Suburra
See Diocese of Faenza
Installed June 7, 1623—September 1, 1623
Predecessor sede vacante
Successor Francesco Cennini de' Salamandri
Other posts Previously Bishop of Tivoli
Orders
Created Cardinal July 21, 1621
Personal details
Born 1574
Bologna, Italy
Died September 1, 1623
Rome

Marcantonio Gozzadini (1574 – September 1, 1623) was an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Bologna into a patrician family. He was a cousin of Pope Gregory XV.

He studied canon and civil law at the University of Bologna and started both his judicial and ecclesiastical career there, but in 1616 he was transferred to Rome as advocate of the Roman Curia.

Gozzadini was created cardinal priest in the consistory of July 21, 1621 and opted for the title of Sant'Eusebio. He was also made Commander of the Sovereign Order of Malta by Pope Gregory XV.

In 1621 he was elected Bishop of Tivoli and opted for the title of S. Agata in Suburra, May 23, 1623. On June 7, 1623 he was transferred to the Diocese of Faenza. Gozzadini participated in the Papal conclave of 1623.

He died in Rome in 1623.