Galeazzo Sanvitale

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Most Reverend

Galeazzo Sanvitale
Archbishop of Bari-Canosa
ChurchCatholic Church
ArchdioceseArchdiocese of Bari-Canosa
In office1604–1606
PredecessorBonviso Bonvisi
SuccessorDecio Caracciolo Rosso
Consecration4 April 1604
by Girolamo Bernerio
Personal details
Died8 September 1622
Bari, Italy

Galeazzo Sanvitale (died 8 September 1622) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Bari-Canosa (1604–1606).[1][2]


Galeazzo Sanvitale was born in Parma, Italy in 1566.[2] On 15 March 1604, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Archbishop of Bari-Canosa.[1][2] On 4 April 1604, he was consecrated bishop in the chapel of the Apostolic Sacristy, Rome by Girolamo Bernerio, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano, with Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Piacenza, and Giovanni Ambrogio Caccia, Bishop of Castro del Lazio, serving as co-consecrators.[2] He served as Archbishop of Bari-Canosa until his resignation in 1606.[2] He died on 8 September 1622.[2]

Episcopal succession[edit]


  1. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 110. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Archbishop Galeazzo Sanvitale" David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Archbishop of Bari-Canosa
Succeeded by