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Luigi De' Rossi

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Gender Male
Date of birth August 6,1474
Zodiac sign Leo
Born Florence
ParentsMaria di Piero de' Medici
Grandparents Piero di Cosimo de' Medici
Lucrezia Tornabuoni
Date of Reg.
Date of Upd.
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Luigi De' Rossi Life story

Luigi de' Rossi was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal.

Luigi de' Rossi (1474–1519) was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal.


Luigi de' Rossi was born in Florence on August 6, 1474, the son of Leonetto de' Rossi and Maria de' Medici, a member of the House of Medici. He was a cousin of Giovanni de' Medici, the future Pope Leo X, on his mother's side. He and his cousin were educated together.Early in his career, he became a protonotary apostolic.Pope Leo X made him a cardinal priest in the consistory of July 1, 1517. He received the red hat and the titular church of San Clemente on July 6, 1517.He died in Rome on August 20, 1519. He was initially buried in St. Peter's Basilica; his remains were later transferred to Santa Felicita, Florence.


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