Ludovico Micara

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Ludovico Micara
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Reference styleHis Eminence
Spoken styleYour Eminence
Informal styleCardinal
SeeBishop of Ostia

Ludovico Micara[1] (12 October 1775 – 24 May 1847) was an Italian Capuchin and Cardinal. He was born at Frascati, in the Papal States. Ordained in 1798, he became Dean of the College of Cardinals in 1824.

He was in hiding for the end of the Napoleonic Wars period. He became Apostolic Preacher in 1820. He was created cardinal in 1824.

He became Bishop of Frascati in 1837 and Bishop of Ostia in 1844.


  1. ^ Lodovico Micara, Ludovico da Frascati.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Emmanuele de Gregorio
Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
2 October 1837 – 17 June 1844
Succeeded by
Mario Mattei
Preceded by
Bartolomeo Pacca
Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia
17 June 1844 – 24 May 1847
Succeeded by
Vincenzo Macchi