Ercole Consalvi

1757 - 1824

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Ercole Consalvi (8 June 1757 – 24 January 1824) was a deacon and cardinal of the Catholic Church, who served twice as Cardinal Secretary of State for the Papal States and who played a crucial role in the post-Napoleonic reassertion of the legitimist principle of the divine right of kings, of which he was a constant supporter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ercole Consalvi has received more than 83,854 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ercole Consalvi is the 1,256th most popular religious figure (up from 1,627th in 2019), the 1,832nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,376th in 2019) and the 354th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ercole Consalvi ranks 1,256 out of 3,187Before him are Giuseppe Bertello, Clemens August of Bavaria, Eugène Tisserant, Nilus the Younger, Edward Cassidy, and Claudia Augusta. After him are Wim Hof, Theodulf of Orléans, Shinran, Paul Marcinkus, Procopius of Scythopolis, and Gregory V of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1757, Ercole Consalvi ranks 18Before him are Erik Acharius, Ignaz Pleyel, Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Johann Matthäus Bechstein, and Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt. After him are Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein, Constantin François de Chassebœuf, comte de Volney, Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, Vladimir Borovikovsky, Michel-Gabriel Paccard, and Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck. Among people deceased in 1824, Ercole Consalvi ranks 19Before him are Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Maine de Biran, Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca, Maria Theresia von Paradis, Charles-François Lebrun, and Friedrich August Wolf. After him are Joseph Joubert, Kamehameha II, Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Charles Maturin, and Louis Marie de La Révellière-Lépeaux.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ercole Consalvi ranks 1,832 out of 5,161Before him are Ippolita Maria Sforza (1446), Gaius Julius Solinus (400), Lucio Battisti (1943), Luca Toni (1977), Enrico Ferri (1856), and Senesino (1686). After him are Tiridates III of Parthia (-50), Tavo Burat (1932), Benvenuto Tisi (1481), Alessandro Altobelli (1955), Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers (1539), and Giuseppe Mercalli (1850).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Ercole Consalvi ranks 354Before him are Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet (1588), Saint Homobonus (1117), Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows (1838), Maria Domenica Mazzarello (1837), Vitalis of Milan (null), and Giuseppe Bertello (1942). After him are Pietro I Orseolo (928), Teobaldo Boccapecci (1100), John of Montecorvino (1246), Carlo Maria Martini (1927), Renato Martino (1932), and Andrew Avellino (1521).