Niccolò Fieschi

Pope Paul III Francesco Soderini Bishop of Fréjus
Coat of arms of Cardinal Niccolò Fieschi

Niccolò Fieschi (c. 1456 – 1524) was an Italian Cardinal,[1] of a prominent family of Genoa which features in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra.

He was bishop of Fréjus from 1485, and bishop of Agde from 1488. He was archbishop of Ravenna from 1516.[2][3]

Notes

  1. ^ From 1503; bishop of Albano 1518, bishop of Sabina 1521, bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina 1523, bishop of Ostia 1524.
  2. ^ Miranda, Salvador. "FIESCHI, Niccolò (ca. 1456-1524)". The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. Florida International University. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  3. ^ Cheney, David M. "Niccolò Cardinal Fieschi". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]