Francesco Conti (cardinal)
The son of Jacopo Conti, signore of Carpineto (and a member of the Roman nobility); and Elisabetta Carafa della Stadera. His uncle was the Cardinal Giovanni Conti. Francesco Conti was educated in law.
Francesco Conti was the father of six illegitimate children, five sons and one daughter; Ottavio, Stefano, Camillo, Marzio, Giovanni and Giulia.
Pope Leo X made Conti a cardinal priest in the consistory on 1 July 1517. He received the red hat and the titular church of San Vitale on 6 July 1517 and served as Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals from 11 January 1520 to 7 January 1521.