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Carlo Rezzonico (cardinal)

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Occupation  Catholic cardinal
Name  Carlo Rezzonico
Role  Cardinal

Carlo Rezzonico (cardinal)
Died  January 26, 1799, Rome, Italy
Parents  Anna Giustiniani, Aurelio Rezzonico
Similar People  Pope Clement XIII, Pope Innocent XII, Pope Innocent VIII, Otto II - Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Anastasius III

Carlo Rezzonico (25 April 1724 – 26 January 1799) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He is sometimes referred to as The Younger to distinguish him from his uncle Pope Clement XIII who also bore the name Carlo Rezzonico. He served as Vice-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Church (1758–1763), Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church (1763–1799) and Secretary of the Roman Inquisition (1777–1799). He was also bishop of Sabina (1773–1776) and Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1776–1799). As Cardinal Camerlengo he participated in the papal conclave, 1769 and papal conclave, 1774-1775.

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He belonged to the Zelanti faction and defended the Society of Jesus against the accusations that finally led to the suppression of this order.

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