Giovanni Canauli

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Most Reverend

Giovanni Canauli
Bishop of Fossombrone
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Fossombrone
In office 1610–1612
Predecessor Ottavio Accoramboni
Successor Lorenzo Landi
Consecration 22 August 1610
by Michelangelo Tonti
Personal details
Born 1572
Città di Castello, Italy
Died 2 August 1619 (age 47)
Fossombrone, Italy

Giovanni Canauli or Giovanni Cannuli (1572 – 2 August 1619) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Fossombrone (1610–1612).[1][2]


Giovanni Canauli was born in Città di Castello, Italy in 1572.[2] On 2 August 1610, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul V as Bishop of Fossombrone.[1][2] On 22 August 1610, he was consecrated bishop by Michelangelo Tonti, Bishop of Cesena, with Ottavio Accoramboni, Bishop Emeritus of Fossombrone, and Metello Bichi, Bishop Emeritus of Sovana, serving as co-consecrators.[2] He served as Bishop of Fossombrone until his resignation in 1612.[2] He died on 2 August 1619.

Episcopal succession[edit]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of:[2]


  1. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 189. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Bishop Giovanni Canauli (Cannuli)" David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 4, 2017

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Ottavio Accoramboni
Bishop of Fossombrone
Succeeded by
Lorenzo Landi