Fabio Blondus de Montealto

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Most Reverend
Fabio Blondus de Montealto
Patriarch of Jerusalem
Church Catholic Church
Archdiocese Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
In office 1588-1618
Predecessor Scipione Gonzaga
Successor Francesco Cennini de' Salamandri
Consecration 17 January 1588
by Scipione Gonzaga
Personal details
Died 6 December 1618

Fabio Blondus de Montealto or Fabio Biondi (died 6 December 1618) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Patriarch of Jerusalem (1588-1618).[1][2][3]


On 8 January 1588, Fabio Blondus de Montealto was appointed by Pope Sixtus V as Patriarch of Jerusalem.[1] On 17 January 1588, he was consecrated bishop by Scipione Gonzaga, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria del Popolo with Giovanni Battista Albani, Patriarch of Alexandria, and Girolamo Bevilacqua, Archbishop of Nazareth, serving as co-consecrators.[1] He served as Patriarch of Jerusalem until his death on 6 December 1618.[1]

Episcopal succession

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of:[1]

and the principal co-consecrator of:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Patriarch Fabio Biondi (Blondus de Montealto)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Patriarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Patriarchal See of Jerusalem" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Scipione Gonzaga
Patriarch of Jerusalem
Succeeded by
Francesco Cennini de' Salamandri
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