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Joseph Fesch (1763-1839)

Archbishop of Lyon, Primate of the Gauls

Joseph Fesch (1763-1839) Arms of Joseph Fesch (1763-1839)

Born at Ajaccio  on January 3rd, 1763, he was the half-brother of Letizia Ramolino-Bonaparte, mother of Napoleon I.

Cardinal Fesch became Archbishop of Lyon, Primate of the Gauls.

He passed away in Rome on May 13, 1839.

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Main portrait

"Cardinal Joseph Fesch" by Jules Pasqualini (Gavignano 1820 - La Porta 1886).

Other portraits

Joseph Fesch (1763-1839)
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"Joseph Fesch". Nineteenth century French school.
Joseph Fesch (1763-1839)
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"Cardinal Joseph Fesch" painted 1807 by Antoine-Claude Fleury (? - 1822).
Joseph Fesch (1763-1839)
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"Cardinal Fesch". Nineteenth century engraving.
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