Fabio Blondus De Montealto
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Fabio Blondus De Montealto
Most Reverend

Fabio Blondus de Montealto
Patriarch of Jerusalem
ChurchCatholic Church
ArchdioceseLatin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
In office1588-1618
PredecessorScipione Gonzaga
SuccessorFrancesco Cennini de' Salamandri
Consecration17 January 1588
by Scipione Gonzaga
Personal details
Died6 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]


On 8 January 1588, Fabio Blondus de Montealto was appointed by Pope Sixtus V as Patriarch of Jerusalem.[1][2][3] 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.[3] He served as Patriarch of Jerusalem until his death on 6 December 1618.[1][2][3]

Episcopal succession

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of:[3]

and the principal co-consecrator of:[3]


  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 210. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 203. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Patriarch Fabio Biondi (Blondus de Montealto)". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2018. [self-published]

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