Edoardo Borromeo

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Edoardo Borromeo
President of the Congregation for the Reverend Basilica of Saint Peter
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Church Roman Catholic Church
Appointed10 July 1872
Term ended30 November 1881
Predecessor Mario Mattei
Successor Edward Henry Howard
Other post(s)
OrdinationDecember 1846
by  Pope Pius IX
Consecration19 May 1878
by  Pope Leo XIII
Created cardinal13 March 1868
by Pope Pius IX
Rank Cardinal-Deacon (1868–78)
Cardinal-Priest (1878–81)
Personal details
Edoardo Lodovico Carlo Renato Giovanni Benedetto Borromeo

3 August 1822
Died30 November 1881(1881-11-30) (aged 59)
Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Buried Campo Verano
ParentsVitaliano Borromeo
Maria d'Adda
Previous post(s)
Alma mater Collegio Romano
Pontifical Academy of Ecclesiastical Nobles

Edoardo Borromeo (3 August 1822 – 30 November 1881) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Maestro di Camera to Pius IX and was Cardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e Crescenzio from 1868 to 1878. He was the seventh cardinal to be selected from the Borromeo family.

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