Giovanni Battista Albani

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Most Reverend
Giovanni Battista Albani
Patriarch of Alexandria
Church Catholic Church
Archdiocese Latin Patriarchate of Alexandria
In office 1586–1588
Predecessor Enrico Caetani
Successor Camilli Caetani
Personal details
Died 1588

Giovanni Battista Albani (died 1588) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Patriarch of Alexandria (1586–1588).[1][2][3]


On 24 March 1586, Giovanni Battista Albani was appointed during the papacy of Pope Sixtus V as Titular Patriarch of Alexandria.[1] He served as Patriarch of Alexandria until his death on 1588.[1] While Patriarch, he was the principal co-consecrator of Antonio Migliori, Bishop of San Marco (1586); Costanzo de Sarnano, Bishop of Vercelli (1587); Ferdinand de Rye, Archbishop of Besançon (1587); Fabio Biondi, Patriarch of Jerusalem (1588); and Owen Lewis (bishop), Bishop of Cassano all'Jonio (1588).[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Patriarch Giovanni Battista Albani" David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 21, 2016[self-published source]
  2. ^ "Alexandria {Alessandria} (Titular See)" David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 21, 2016[self-published source]
  3. ^ "Titular Patriarchal See of Alexandria" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved June 21, 2016
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Enrico Caetani
Patriarch of Alexandria
Succeeded by
Camilli Caetani

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