Fazio Giovanni Santori

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Fazio Giovanni Santori
Coat of arms of Cardinal Fazio Giovanni Santori

Fazio Giovanni Santori (1447 – 22 March 1510) (called the Cardinal of Cesena) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.

Biography[edit]

Fazio Giovanni Santori was born in Viterbo in 1447.[1] He was educated at the University of Perugia.[1]

Early in his career, he was a cleric in Viterbo.[1] In 1485, he became a canon of St. Lambert's Cathedral, Liège.[1] He was the pedagogus of Giuliano della Rovere, the future cardinal and future Pope Julius II; when della Rovere became a cardinal, he took Santori into his household.[1] He served as a datary from November 1503 to December 1505.[1] He was the dean of the Apostolic Camera in 1503.[1]

On July 22, 1504, he was elected Bishop of Cesena.[1] He subsequently occupied that see until his death.[1]

Pope Julius II made him a cardinal priest in the consistory of December 1, 1505.[1] He received the red hat and the titular church of Santa Sabina on December 17, 1505.[1] He was the apostolic administrator of the see of Pamplona from September 17, 1507 until his death.[1]

He died in Rome on March 22, 1510.[1] He was initially buried in San Lorenzo in Lucina; his remains were later transferred to St. Peter's Basilica.[1]

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