Giovanni Battista Costa

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Most Reverend

Giovanni Battista Costa
Bishop of Sagone
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Sagone
In office1688–1714
PredecessorAntonio de Martini
SuccessorDominico Giovanni Cavagnari
Ordination25 February 1673
Consecration20 June 1688
by Stefano Giuseppe Menatti
Personal details
Born4 March 1650
Genoa, Italy
Died15 August 1714 (age 64)
Sagone, France

Giovanni Battista Costa (4 March, 1650 – 15 August, 1714) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Sagone (1688–1714).[1]


Giovanni Battista Costa was born in Genoa, Italy on 4 March 1650 and ordained a priest on 25 February 1673.[1] On 14 June 1688, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent XI as Bishop of Sagone.[1] On 20 June 1688, he was consecrated bishop by Stefano Giuseppe Menatti, Titular Bishop of Cyrene, with Pier Antonio Capobianco, Bishop Emeritus of Lacedonia, and Costanzo Zani, Bishop of Imola, serving as co-consecrators.[1] He served as Bishop of Sagone until his death on 15 August 1714.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Bishop Giovanni Battista Costa" David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 9, 2016

External links and additional sources[edit]

  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Sagone (Sagona)". Retrieved January 4, 2019. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Titular Episcopal See of Sagone (France)". Retrieved January 4, 2019. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Antonio de Martini
Bishop of Sagone
Succeeded by
Dominico Giovanni Cavagnari