Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani
|Bishop of Pistoia e Prato|
|Diocese||Diocese of Pistoia|
by Francesco Nerli (iuniore)
|Consecration||30 May 1683|
by Francesco Nerli (iuniore)
|Born||4 Nov 1648|
|Died||14 Oct 1713 (age 64)|
|Previous post||Bishop of San Miniato (1683–1703)|
Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani (1648–1713) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Pistoia e Prato (1703–1713) and Bishop of San Miniato (1683–1703).
Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani was born on 4 Nov 1648 in Florence, Italy and ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Florence in 1677. On 24 May 1683, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent XI as Bishop of San Miniato. On 30 May 1683, he was consecrated bishop by Francesco Nerli (iuniore), Cardinal-Priest of San Matteo in Merulana. On 15 Jan 1703, he was transferred by Pope Clement XI to the diocese of Pistoia and Prato. He served as Bishop of Pistoia e Prato until his death on 14 Oct 1713.
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Giacomo Antonio Morigia
| Bishop of San Miniato |
Giovanni Francesco Maria Poggi
| Bishop of Pistoia e Prato |
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