Achille Locatelli

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Achille Locatelli
Cardinal-Priest of San Bernardo alle Terme
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed25 May 1923
Term ended5 April 1935
PredecessorGiovanni Cagliero
SuccessorAlfred-Henri-Marie Baudrillart
Other post(s)Camerlengo of the College of Cardinals (1933–35)
Ordination20 December 1879
Consecration27 December 1906
by Rafael Merry del Val y Zulueta
Created cardinal11 December 1922
by Pope Pius XI
Personal details
Achille Locatelli

15 March 1856
Died5 April 1935(1935-04-05) (aged 79)
Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Previous post(s)
Alma materPontifical Roman Seminary
Pontifical Academy of Ecclesiastical Nobles

Achille Locatelli (15 March 1856 in Seregno, Milan, Italy – 5 April 1935 in Rome) was a Roman Catholic cardinal. He worked in papal diplomacy, and among other positions, he was nuntius in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

He was named Apostolic Nuncio to Belgium on 8 July 1916.[1]

He was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Portugal on 18 July 1918.[2]

He was made cardinal in 1922 by Pope Pius XI.[3]


  1. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. VIII. 1916. p. 301. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  2. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. X. 1918. p. 349. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  3. ^ Florida International University website, The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Biographical Dictionary, Pope Pius XI (1922-1939)

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