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Annibale Albani
Annibale Albani
(15 August 1682 – 21 September 1751) was an Italian Cardinal. Albani was born in Urbino, from Orazio, brother of Pope Clement XI, and Maria Bernardina Ondedei-Zonghi.[1] A nephew of the Pope, he became Cardinal Bishop of Sabina
Cardinal Bishop of Sabina
(1711). He was the elder brother of Cardinal Alessandro Albani, an even more famous collector. As a patron of ecclesiastical literature, he left a valuable library, a gallery of paintings and sculpture, and a cabinet of coins that eventually was added to the Vatican collection. He edited, in two volumes, the letters, briefs, and bulls of Clement XI (1724), the Menologium Græcorum (1727), and historical memoirs of Urbino (1722–24).

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^ Sofri (1960)

Sources[edit]

Sofri, Gianni (1960). "Albani, Annibale". www.treccani.it (in Italian). Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Retrieved 23 November 2015.   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Shahan, Thomas Joseph (1907). "Albani". In Herbermann, Charles. Catholic Encyclopedia. 1. New York: Robert Appleton. 

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 61780940 LCCN: nr91030904 ISNI: 0000 0000 6133 2771 GND: 116275235 SUDOC: 125702698 BNF: cb14518934h (data) ICCU: ITICCUUBOV370360

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