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Carafa, Carlo

Record IDcnp00476654
Biographical Data1517 - 1566
Place of BirthNeapel
Place of DeathRom
Last Edit2019-09-25

General Note

Nephew of Pope Paul IV; b. ca. 1517 in Naples; created cardinal in 1555; executed in Rome on Mar. 4, 1561.
Kardinal, päpstlicher Legat, aus Neapel, hingerichtet in Rom.
Kardinal seit 1555; päpstlicher Legat, aus Neapel; wurde im März 1561 in Rom hingerichtet

More Information

Further Biographical DataNapoli, 1517-Roma, 04.03.1561
1517-1561. anderslautend. Geburtsjahr: 1519, anderslautend. Todesjahr: 1566, 1560
Primary Language(s)Italienisch, Latein
ActivityPersonen zu Kirchengeschichte, Systematischer und Praktischer Theologie, Kirche und Konfession (3.6p) (sswd)
Kardinal (gnd)
Geographic NoteIT (iso3166)

Place of Activity

Place of BirthNeapel
Place of DeathRom

Related Entries

See alsoPaul, IV., Papst, 1476-1559
Beziehung familiaer. -- Onkel


HeadingCarafa, Carlo
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany)
Variant NameCarafa, Carlo
Carafa, Carolus
Carafa, Karl
Caraffa, Carlo
Caraffa, Carolus
Caraffa, Cardinale


Found inLCAuth. — WBIS. — LoC-NA. — Internat. biogr. Index. — Enciclopedia cattolica: v. 3, column 743-744. — Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche: v. 2, column 940 (under Carafa: Carlo, nephew of Pope Paul IV; year of birth 1517 or 1519; date of execution is given as Mar. 5, 1561)
Imprint SourcesOratio gratulatoria coram illustrissimo et reverendissimo principe ac Domino ... - 1558
Paolo IV e il processo Carafa, 1993: p. 9 (Carlo Carafa)

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