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Marcantonio Cardinal Gozzadini †
Church positions
See Diocese of Faenza
Title Bishop of Faenza, Cardinal priest of S.Agata in Suburra
Period in office June 7, 1623—September 1, 1623
Successor Francesco Cennini de’ Salamandri
Previous post Bishop of Tivoli
Created cardinal July 21, 1621
Personal
Date of birth 1574
Place of birth Bologna, Italy
Date of death September 1, 1623
Place of death Rome

Marcantonio Gozzadini (1574 - September 1, 1623) was an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal.

Biography

He was born in Bologna into a patrician family. He was a cousin of Pope Gregory XV.

He studied canon and civil law at the University of Bologna and started both his judicial and ecclesiastical career there, but in 1616 he was transferred to Rome as advocate of the Roman Curia.

Gozzadini was created cardinal priest in the consistory of July 21, 1621 and opted for the title of Sant'Eusebio. He was also made Commander of the Sovereign Order of Malta by Pope Gregory XV.

In 1621 he was elected Bishop of Tivoli and opted for the title of S. Agata in Suburra, May 23, 1623. On June 7, 1623 he was transferred to the Diocese of Faenza. Gozzadini participated in the Papal conclave of 1623.

He died in Rome in 1623.

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