|Patriarch of Venice; Cardinal priest of Santa Maria della Pace|
|See||Patriarchate of Venice|
|Installed||June 22, 1877|
|Term ended||December 31, 1891|
|Predecessor||Giuseppe Luigi Trevisanato|
|Successor||Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto|
|Other posts||Previously Bishop of Chioggia|
|Created Cardinal||March 27, 1882|
|Born||May 31, 1825
near Treviso, Italy
|Died||December 31, 1891 (aged 66)
|Denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
Born near Treviso, he studied in the local seminary, then in the University of Padua. He took a doctorate of philosophy and law, but he left the clerical state to join the citizen militia during the war with Austria in the period 1848-1850. He received the minor orders in 1850, after rejoining the clerical state.
He was ordained priest on January 26, 1851 in Venice and incardinated in the diocese of Treviso. Elected bishop of Chioggia on October 27, 1871. Then he was promoted to the patriarchal see of Venice on June 22, 1877.
Cardinal Agostini died on New Year's Eve, 1891.
- The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary
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