Home » Religious Leaders » Popes » Pietro Francesco Orsini

Pietro Francesco Orsini

Born: 1649 AD
Died: 1730 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

1649 – He was born in Gravina in Puglia on the 2nd of February.

1721 – He succeeded Pope Innocent XIII.

1672 – He been named cardinal on the 22nd of February, later he was bishop of Manfredonia, Cesena and then archbishop of Benevento.

1727 – He inaugurated the famous Spanish Steps and founded the University of Camerino.

1730 – He died on the 21st of February and was buried in a tomb in Santa Maria sopra Minerva completed by Pietro Bracci and others.