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Timoleon Raimondi (5 May 1827 – 27 September 1894) (Chinese :高雷門) was the Last Prefect and First Vicar Apostolic of Hong Kong (17 November 1874).
Raimondi was born in Milan, Italy. He was the younger brother of Antonio Raimondi, a prominent naturalist who worked in Peru. Timoleon was ordained as a priest on 25 May 1850. He was appointed as prefect of Hong Kong in Hong Kong on 27 December 1868.
Raimondi was also:
He died in Hong Kong on 27 September 1894.
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