Giuseppe Gamba

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Giuseppe Gamba (25 April 1857 – 26 December 1929) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and an Archbishop of Turin.


Early life and ministry[edit]

Giuseppe Gamba was born in Asti, Italy and was educated at the local Seminary of Asti. He was ordained on 18 September 1880 and did pastoral work and served as the vicar general of the diocese of Asti from 1883 until 1901.


He was appointed as Bishop of Biella on 16 December 1901 by Pope Leo XIII. He was transferred to the see of Novara on 13 August 1906, where he remained until he was promoted to the metropolitan see of Turin on 20 December 1923.


He was created Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva by Pope Pius XI in the consistory of 20 December 1926. He died in 1929 after being a cardinal for only three years.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Agostino Richelmy
Archbishop of Turin
20 December 1923–26 December 1929
Succeeded by
Maurilio Fossati