Agazio di Somma

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Most Reverend
Agazio di Somma
Bishop of Catanzaro
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Catanzaro
In office 1664–1671
Predecessor Filippo Visconti
Successor Carlo Sgombrino
Orders
Consecration 26 January 1659
by Marcantonio Franciotti
Personal details
Born 1591
Simeri, Italy
Died 1 October 1671 (age 80)
Catanzaro, Italy
Previous post Bishop of Cariati e Cerenzia (1659–1664)

Agazio di Somma (1591 – 1 October 1671) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Catanzaro (1664–1671)[1] and Bishop of Cariati e Cerenzia (1659–1664).[2]

Biography[edit]

Agazio di Somma was born in Simeri, Italy in 1591.[3][4] On 13 January 1659, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Cariati e Cerenzia.[2][3][4] On 26 January 1659, he was consecrated bishop by Marcantonio Franciotti, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della Pace.[3][4] On 28 April 1664, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Catanzaro.[1][3][4] He served as Bishop of Catanzaro until his death on 1 October 1671.[1][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 141. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 135. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Bishop Agazio di Somma". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.self-published
  4. ^ a b c d e Chow, Gabriel. "Bishop Agazio di Somma". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.self-published

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Francesco Gonzaga
Bishop of Cariati e Cerenzia
1659–1671
Succeeded by
Girolamo Barzellini
Preceded by
Filippo Visconti
Bishop of Catanzaro
1664–1671
Succeeded by
Carlo Sgombrino