Romoaldo Braschi-Onesti

Romoaldo Braschi-Onesti

Romoaldo Braschi-Onesti

Romoaldo Braschi-Onesti
Born (1753-07-19)19 July 1753
Died 30 April 1817(1817-04-30) (aged 63)
Occupation Catholic cardinal

Romoaldo Braschi-Onesti (Cesena, 19 July 1753 – Rome, 30 April 1817) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

His uncle, Pope Pius VI, made him a cardinal on 18 December 1786. A month later he became Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere. On 30 October 1800 he became Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church, until 10 November 1801.

From 1807 until his death, he was Archpriest of the St. Peter's Basilica.
Between 1784 and 1817, he was also Great-Prior of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in Rome.

His elder brother was Luigi Braschi Onesti, who built the Palazzo Braschi in Rome.


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Carlo Rezzonico
Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church
Succeeded by
Giuseppe Doria Pamphili
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