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Cardinal Ottavio Cagiano de Azevedo

Cardinal Ottavio Cagiano de Azevedo

Birth
Frosinone, Provincia di Frosinone, Lazio, Italy
Death 11 Jul 1927 (aged 81)
Anzio, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Tomb of the Order of Servants of Mary
Memorial ID 8396576 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Frosinone, near Veroli, he studied at the Seminary of Grottaferrata. He was ordained priest, on September 1868. From 1868 to 1874, he did pastoral work in Rome. In 1874, he became Canon of the patriarchal Liberian basilica, in Rome and fourteen years later, in 1886, he took the same function for the patriarchal Vatican basilica. He was made Master of the Papal Chamber, in 1892 and Papal Majordomo, on May 29, 1901. Pope Pius X created him cardinal, on December 11, 1905. He was appointed Pro-prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Religious, on June 12, 1913 and prefect, on October 31, 1913. He participated in the conclave of 1914. Pope Benedict XV named him Chancellor of the Holy Roman Church, on December 6, 1915, a post he held until his death. He took part in the conclave of 1922. He passed away in Anzio, near Rome.


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  • Created by: Guy Gagnon
  • Added: 17 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8396576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cardinal Ottavio Cagiano de Azevedo (7 Nov 1845–11 Jul 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8396576, citing Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Guy Gagnon (contributor 46487758) .