The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Pope Benedict XV (1914-1922)
Consistory of December 15, 1919 (III)


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(18) 1. CAMASSEI, Filippo
(1848-1921)

Birth. September 14, 1848, Rome, Papal States.

Education. Studied at the Pontifical Roman Seminary, where he obtained doctorates in theology and in utroque iure, both canon and civil law.

Priesthood. Ordained, April 12, 1872. Pastoral ministry in Rome. Secretary to Cardinal Raffaele Monaco la Valetta, vicar general of Rome, 1876. Rector of the Pontifical Pius Seminary, 1874. Rector of the Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum "De Propaganda Fide," Rome, December 10, 1889. Domestic prelate of His Holiness, April 13 (1), 1897.

Episcopate. Elected archbishop of Naxos, Greece, March 18, 1904. Consecrated, April 10, 1904, chapel of he Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum "De Propaganda Fide," Rome, by Cardinal Girolamo Gotti, O.C.D., prefect of the S.C. of Propaganda Fide, assisted by Pietro Gasparri, titular archbishop of Cesarea di Palestina, secretary of the S.C. of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, and by Edmund Stonor, titular archbishop of Trebizonda. Promoted to the Latin patriarchate of Jerusalem, December 6, 1906. Expelled to Nazareth by the Turks, November 19 (2), 1917; there he was hosted by the Franciscan friars; continued to supervise the parishes in north Palestine from Nazareth and appointed Monsignor François Vilinger as his vicar in order to supervise the rest of the parishes in Palestine and Jordan. After the Anglo-French victory, on November 3, 1918, returned to Jerusalem. Shortly after, in May 1919, he went to Rome to rest and visit the Vatican.

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in the consistory of December 15, 1919; received the red hat and the title of S. Maria in Aracoeli, December 18, 1919.

Death. January 18, 1921, suddenly while he was at the table, Rome. Buried, in the sepulchre of "Collegio de S.C. Propaganda Fide", Campo Verano cemetery, Rome.

Bibliography. Daniel, Charles; Paul-Marie Baumgarten; Antoine de Waal. Rome; le chef suprême l'organisation et l'administration centrale de l'église. Paris : Plon, 1900, p. 688; Pięta, Zenonem. Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi. Volumen IX (1903-1922). Patavii : Typis et Sumptibus Domus Editorialis "Il Messaggero di S. Antonio" apud Basilicam S. Antonii, 2002, pp. 18, 23, 197 and 267.

Links. Photograph and biography, in English and Arabic, Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem; photograph and biographical data, in French, Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem; photographs and portrait, Araldica Vaticana.

(1) This is according to Pięta, Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi, IX, 267; and Daniel, Rome; le chef suprême l'organisation et l'administration centrale de l'église, p. 688; his biographical data in French, linked above, indicates that he was named on December 13, 1897.
(2) This is according to his biographical data in French, linked above; his biographical data in English and Arabic, also linked above, indicates that he was expelled on November 10, 1917.


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(19) 2. SILJ, Augusto
(1846-1926)

Birth. July 9, 1846, Calcara di Visso, diocese of Norcia, Papal States (later Italy). First cousin of Cardinal Pietro Gasparri (1907). His last name is also listed as Sili.

Education. Studied at the Seminary of Norcia; and at the Pontifical Roman Seminary, Rome, where he earned doctorates in philosophy and utroque iure, both canon and civil law.

Priesthood. Ordained, April 4, 1874, patriarchal Lateran basilica, by Cardinal Costantino Patrizi, bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and vicar general of Rome. Pastoral ministry in the diocese of Rome; rector of the hospice "Dei Convertendi"; apostolic delegate of the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii. Consultor of the S.C. of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, October 19, 1901. Consultor of the S.C. of Bishops and Regulars, January 16, 1902. Consultor of the Pontifical Commission for the Codification of Canon Law, 1904. Domestic prelate of His Holiness, July 7, 1906.

Episcopate. Elected titular archbishop of Cesarea, December 26, 1906. Named privy almoner of His Holiness, December 31, 1906. Consecrated, January 13, 1907, church of S. Apollinare, Rome, by Cardinal Rafael Merry del Val, secretary of State, assisted by Pietro Gasparri, titular archbishop of Cesarea di Palestina, secretary of the S.C. of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, and by Ercolano Marini, bishop of Norcia. Assistant at the Pontifical Throne, May 24, 1907. Consultor of the S.C. of the Council November 4, 1908. President of the Pontifical Commission for Works of Religion. Vice-camerlengo of Holy Roman Church, December 6, 1916.

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in the consistory of December 15, 1919; received the red hat and the title of S. Cecilia, December 18, 1919. His creation was an exception made to canon 232 § 3 of the Code of Canon Law, that forbids anyone having a cousin in the Sacred College of Cardinals to be a cardinal. Pontifical vicar of the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii and its annex, February 6, 1920. Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature, March 20, 1920. Participated in conclave of 1922, which elected Pope Pius XI. He was member of the SS. CC. of the Council, Religious, Seminaries and Universities of Study, and the Fabric of St. Peter's basilica. Protector of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate of Reggio Calabria (July 17, 1920); of the Archconfraternity of the Angels Custodian (March 21, 1921); of the Sisters Pious Workers Conceptionists of Ascoli Piceno (April 24, 1921); of the Sisters Angeliche founded by Antonio Maria Zaccaria (October 5, 1921); of the Eucharistic League for peace in society by the return of humanity to Jesus Christ (December 17, 1922).

Death. Saturday February 27, 1926, unexpectedly, in Rome. The funeral mass, celebrated by Giuseppe Palica, titular archbishop of Filippi, vice-gerent of Rome, assisted by the clerics of the Pontifical Chapel, took place in the basilica of S. Cecilia, Rome. After the mass, Cardinal Vincenzo Vannutelli, bishop of Ostia and Palestrina, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, imparted the absolution. Buried in the tomb of his family in Campo Verano cemetery, Rome; he wished to be buried in Ussita, next to the baptismal font of the church of S. Andrea.

Bibliography. "Augusto Sili" in Annuario pontificio per l'anno 1926. Roma : Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana, 1926, p. 47; "Em. Sili (Auguste)" in "Liste des cardinaux par order alphabétique." Annuaire Pontifical Catholique de 1924. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1923, p.121; L'Osservatore Romano [electronic resource]. Città del Vaticano : L'Osservatore Romano, LX, n. 49 (19,986) (February 28, 1926), p. 3; and LX, n. 50 (19,987) (March 1-2, 1926), p. 3; Pięta, Zenonem. Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recientoris Aevi. Volumen IX (1903-1922). Patavii : Typis et Sumptibus Domus Editorialis "Il Messaggero di S. Antonio" apud Basilicam S. Antonii, 2002, pp. 18, 22 and 98.

Links. Photographs and biography, in Italian, Istituto "A. Aveta", Suore Domenicane di Pompei; photograph and arms, Araldica Vaticana.


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(20) 3. SOLDEVILLA Y ROMERO, Juan
(1843-1923)

Birth. October 20, 1843, Fuentelapeña, diocese of Zamora, Spain. Son of Francisco Soldevila and Gregoria Romero. He was baptized on October 22, 1843, by Father Juan Guinaldo, in the parish church of Santa María de los Caballeros, Fuentelapeña. His godfather was Blas Romero.

Education. Studied at the Seminary of Valladolid; at the Seminary of Toledo; at the Central Seminary of Santiago de Compostela, where he obtained a doctorate in theology in 1868; and at the Seminary of Tuy, where he obtained a degree in canon law.

Priesthood. Ordained, December 28 (or 29), 1867, Valladolid (a título de su patrimonio), by Cardinal Juan de la Cruz Ignacio Moreno y Maisonave, archbishop of Valladolid celebrated his first mass in the parish church of Nuestra Seqora de la Antigua, Valladolid, on the following December 30. Further studies, Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, 1867-1868. Curate economous in three parishes in the archdiocese of Valladolid. Pastor of the parish of San Nicolá, and later of the parish of Santiago, both in Valladolid. Secretary of chamber and government to the bishop of Orense, 1875-1883; cathedral canon, 1883; member of the Provincial Junta of Beneficence; member of Diocesan Junta for the Reconstruction of Churches. Royal Preacher and knight of Royal American Order of Isabel la Católica. Cathedral canon of Valladolid, 1883-1889; archpriest, 1887-1889. Secretary capitular; secretary of the Diocesan Synod and of the Provincial Council, 1886-1887; synodal examiner; member of the Junta of assistance to victims of the cholera epidemic, 1885; member of the board of directors of Casa de Beneficencia, of the Caja de Ahorros and Monte de Piedad.

Episcopate. Elected bishop of Tarazona, February 14, 1889. Consecrated, April 28, 1889, cathedral of Valladolid, by Benito Sanz y Forés, archbishop of Valladolid, assisted by Mariano Miguel Gómez Alguacil, bishop of Vitoria, and by Cesáreo Rodrigo y Rodríguez, bishop of Orense. Apostolic administrator of Tudela, 1889-1901. Promoted to the metropolitan see of Zaragoza, December 16, 1901; he succeeded Cardinal Antonio Marí Cascajares y Azara, who had been preconized but died before taking possession of the see. Took possession of the see on March 21, 1902.

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in the consistory of December 15, 1919; he pope sent him the red biretta with an apostolic brief of December 15, 1919; received the red biretta from King Alfonso XIII of Spain, December 25, 1919; received the red hat and the title of S. Maria del Popolo, April 22, 1920; took possession of the title on the following May 2. Named member of the SS. CC. of the Discipline of the Sacraments, Religious, Rites, and the Reverend Fabric of St. Peter's bailica, on April 22, 1920. Participated in the conclave of 1922, which elected Pope Pius XI. After the election of the new pope, he made known a message from King Alfonso XIII in which the monarch expressed his wish to present his homage and that of his people to the new pontiff.

Death. Assassinated near the convent of Casablanca, in Zaragoza, June 4, 1923; he was shot and killed while visiting a monastery near Zaragoza; the cardinal was seated in his automobile, with his secretary, when the attack was made by a band of unidentified men; the chauffeur was killed and the secretary seriously wounded. The assassination of the cardinal, by the anarchist group Los Solidarios, was the outcome of a labor dispute. After learning the news, Pope Pius XI sent his condolences to the archdeacon of the cathedral chapter of Zaragoza and to the nuncio in Madrid. The obsequies, presided by Cardinal Enrique Reig y Casanova, archbishop of Toledo and primate of Spain, and in the presence of three archbishops and nine bishops, took place on the following June 8, with military honors, in the metropolitan cathedral of Zaragoza. His body was buried in the basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary of El Pilar, Zaragoza (1).

Bibliography. Echeverría, Lamberto de. Episcopologio español contemporáneo, 1868-1985 : datos biográficos y genealogía espiritual de los 585 obispos nacidos o consagrados en España entre el 1 de enero de 1868 y el 31 de diciembre de 1985 . Salamanca : Universidad de Salamanca, 1986. (Acta Salmanticensia; Derecho; 45), p. 55; "Em. Soldevilla y Romero (Jean)" in "Liste des cardinaux par order alphabétique", Annuaire Pontifical Catholique de 1922. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1921, p. 101; "Em. Soldevilla y Romero (Jean)" in "Nécrologie", Annuaire Pontifical Catholique de 1924. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1923, p. 835; L'Osservatore Romano [electronic resource]. Città del Vaticano : L'Osservatore Romano, XIII, n. 126 (June 6, 1923), p. 3; Pięta, Zenonem. Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recientoris Aevi. Volumen IX (1903-1922). Patavii : Typis et Sumptibus Domus Editorialis "Il Messaggero di S. Antonio" apud Basilicam S. Antonii, 2002, pp. 18 and 24.

Links. Photographs and biography by Juan Carlos Polo, in Spanish, Municipio de Fuentelapeña, Zamora, Spain; photograph and biography, in German, Wikipedia; his portrait and photographs, Araldica Vaticana.

(1) This is the text of his epitaph, which was kindly provided by Mr. Mark West, London, England:

R. I. P.
IN PACE DOMINI
D. DOCTOR. JOANNES
CARDINALI[S]
SOLDEVILLA ROMERO
ARCHIEPISCOPUS. CAESARAUGUSTANVS
MORTUUS. EST. DIE. IV. MENSIS. JUNII. ANNI. MCMXXIII
ORATE PRO EO


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(21) 4. VALFRÈ DI BONZO, Teodoro
(1853-1922)

Birth. August 21, 1853 (1), Cavour, archdiocese of Turin, Italy. Son of Count Giacinto Valfrè and Erminia del Carretto. Received the sacrament of confirmation, April 22, 1866.

Education. Seminary of Turin, Turin, 1871; University of Turin, Turin (doctorate in theology, July 17, 1876); Roman Seminary, Rome (doctorate in canon law, June 18, 1880); Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Rome. Received the insignias of the clerical character and the minor orders, March 7, 1875; subdiaconate, December 18, 1875; diaconate, Aprl 1, 1876. Classmate and friend of Giacomo della Chiesa, future Pope Benedict XV (1914-1922).

Priesthood. Ordained, June 10 (2), 1876. Further studies, Rome, 1876-1880. Minutante of the S.C. of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs. Domestic prelate of His Holiness. Apostolic delegate and extraordinary envoy to Costa Rica, July 11, 1884; his mission was delayed because of the outbreak of the antireligious movement prevalent at the time; the diplomatic relations were not normalized until 1908.

Episcopate. Elected bishop of Cuneo, March 27, 1885. Consecrated, May 3, 1885, church of S. Filippo, Turin, by Cardinal Gaetano Alimonda, assisted by Filippo Chiesa, bishop of Pinerolo, and by Giovanni Battista Bertagna, titular bishop of Cafarnaum, auxiliary of Turin. Transferred to the diocese of Como, March 18, 1895. Assistant at the Pontifical Throne, April 5, 1895. Promoted to the metropolitan see of Vercelli, March 27, 1905. Transferred to the titular see of Trebizonda (3), September 13, 1916. Nuncio in Austria-Hungary, September 14, 1916 (4); represented the pope at the coronation of the new Austrian Emperor Karl I (5) and Empress Zita.

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in the consistory of December 15, 1919; received the red hat and the title of S. Maria sopra Minerva, December 18, 1919. Prefect of the S.C. for Religious, March 6, 1920. Participated in the conclave of 1922, which elected Pope Pius XI.

Death. June 25, 1922, Rome. Buried in the tomb of his family in the cemetry of Brá.

Bibliography. Benedict XV ; Rumi, Giorgio. Lettere ad un amico, Teodoro Valfrè di Bonzo. Milano : NED, 1992. Contents : Lettere da Madrid -- Lettere da Roma -- Lettere da Bologna -- Lettere da Roma. Responsibility: Giacomo Della Chiesa (Benedict XV); a cura e con introduzione di Giorgio Rumi ; premessa di Paolo Emilio Taviani; Squcciarini, Donato. Nunci apostolici a Vienna. Città del Vaticano : Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1998, pp. 247-250.

Link. Photographs and portrait, Araldica Vaticana.

(1) This is according to Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi, VIII, 234; his biography in German, linked above, indicates that he was born on August 21, 1855.
(2) This is according to Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi, VIII, 234; his biography in German, linked above, indicates that he was ordained on June 3, 1876.
(3) This see is also called Trapezus.
(4) During his nunciature, at the end of the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian empire fell and the Republik Österreich was established; its first ambassador before the Holy See was Ludwig von Pastor, author of the famous 40-volume History of the Popes, from the beginning of the pontificate of Pope Martin V in 1417 to the end of that of Pope Pius VI in 1799.
(5) He was beatified by Pope John Paul II on October 3, 2004.


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(22) 5. KAKOWSKI, Aleksander
(1862-1938)

Birth. February 5, 1862, Dęmbiny, diocese of Płock, Poland, Kingdom of Prussia. Son of Franciszek Kakoswki Kośiesza and Paulina z Ossowskich, coat Dołęga. Received the sacrament of confirmation, May 29, 1880.

Education. Studied at the Seminary of Warsaw from 1878; at the Ecclesiastical Academy of Saint Petersburg from 1882 to 1883; later obtainign a doctorate in canon law in 1886; at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, from 1883 to 1885 (theology and canon law). Received the insignias of the clerical character and the minor orders on May 29, 1880; the subdiaconate on May 16, 1886; and the diaconate on May 23, 1886.

Priesthood. Ordained, May 30, 1886, Warsaw, by Wincenty Teofil Chościak-Popiela, archbishop of Warsaw. In the archdiocese of Warsaw, 1886-1911: vicar of the parish of Swiety Andrzej, for a year; defender of the matrimonial bond in the curia of Warsaw, for nine years; professor of its seminary, for 24 years beginning in 1887; administrator of the parish of Kurdwanów; assessor of the archiepiscopal curia until 1898; rector of its seminary, 1898; honorary canon of its cathedral chapter, 1901; censor of religious books and prosynodal examiner. Rector of the Theological Ecclesiastical Academy of Saint Petersburg and ordinary professor of canon law, 1910-1913. Domestic prelate of His Holiness, January 12, 1911.

Episcopate. Elected archbishop of Warsaw, May 7, 1913. Consecrated, June 22, 1913, church of Saint Catherine, Saint Petersburg, Russia, by Stanisław Casimir Zdzitowiecki, bishop of Włocławek, assisted by Jan Cieplak, titular bishop of Evaria and auxiliary of Mohilev, and by Longin Zarnowiecki, titular bishop of Mosinopoli and auxiliary of Luck i Zytomierz. His episcopal motto was Operare sperare. He was one of the three members of Council of Regency of the Polish State, 1917-1918.

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in the consistory of December 15, 1919; received the red hat and the title of S. Agostino, December 18, 1919. Participated in the conclave of 1922, which elected Pope Pius XI. Presided at the funeral of Marshal Pilsudski, 1935.

Death. December 30, 1938, of heart ailment after an attack of pneumonia, Warsaw. He was exposed in the archiepiscopal palace of Warsaw on January 3 to 4, 1939. The funeral was celebrated by Cardinal August Hlond, S.D.B., archbishop of Gniezno and Poznań, primate of Poland. Buried in the cemetery of Bródnowski, Warsaw (1).

Bibliography. Arcybiskup budowniczy i protektor prasy katolickiej : album ku upamietnieniu 50-lecia kaplanstwa Jego Eminencji Ks. Dr. Aleksandra Kardynala Kakowskiego Arcybiskupa Metropolity Warszawskiego. Warszawa : [s.n.], 1936. Corporate name: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Warsaw (Poland); Kakowski, Aleksander ; Pamiętniki. Krawczak, Tadeusz (red.) ; Świętek, Ryszard (red.). Z niewoli do niepodległošci. Kraków: Platan 2000; Nitecki, Piotr. Biskupi Kościoła w Polsce w latach 965-1999. Słownik biograficzny. Przedmowa Henryk Gulbinowicz. Warszawa : Instytut Wydawniczy "Pax", Warszawa 2000, col. 190-191; Pięta, Zenonem. Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi. Volumen IX (1903-1922). Patavii : Typis et Sumptibus Domus Editorialis "Il Messaggero di S. Antonio" apud Basilicam S. Antonii, 2002, pp. 18, 21 and 388; Prokop, Krzysztof Rafał. Polscy kardynałowie. Kraków : Wydawnictwo WAM, 2001, pp. 227-236.

Links. Photographs and biography, in English Wikipedia; his episcopal lineage by Mr. Charles N. Bransom, Jr., in English, Apostolic Succession in the Roman Catholic Church; and his photograph and arms, Araldica Vaticana.

(1) This is the inscription on his vault, kindly provided by Mr. Eman Bonnici, from Malta:

Ś.       P.
KARDYNAŁ ALEKSANDER
KAKOWSKI
ARCYBISKUP METROPOLITA
WARSZAWSKI
ZMARL DN. 30 GRUDNIA 1938 R.


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(23) 6. DALBOR, Edmund
(1869-1926)

Birth. October 30, 1869, Ostrów Wielkopolski, archdiocese of Poznań, Poland. Son of Władisław Dalbor and Katarzyna z Rutkowskich. Baptized December 12, 1869, by Father Peter Niedbalski, vicar of the church of the Assumption and St. Stanislaus in Ostrów Wielkopolski. Received the sacrament of confirmation, November 7, 1889.

Education. Studied at the Men's Grammar School, Ostrow; at the University of Münster (philosophy and theology); at the Seminary of Gniezno and Poznań (philosophy and theology); sent to Rome, he resident at Collegium Polonorum from 1892-1894; studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, where he earned a doctorate in canon law on July 6, 1894. Ordained deacon on February 22, 1892, probably in Gniezno, by Edward Likowski, archbishop of Gniezno and Poznań.

Priesthood. Ordained, February 25, 1893, Rome, by Cardinal Lucido Maria Parocchi, vicar of Rome. Successively, 1893-1915, vicar of the parish of St. Martin, Poznań; vicar of the archcathedral of Poznań and director of its archiepiscopal chancery; professor of the seminary of Gniezno; penitentiary of the archcathedral of Gniezno; defender of the matrimonial bond; fiscal procurator; canon theologian of the cathedral chapter of Poznań, 1901; confessor and curate of the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth; counselor of the archiepiscopal curia; examiner and judge prosynodal; vicar general of Poznań, 1909. Domestic prelate of His Holiness, November 23, 1914.

Episcopate. Elected archbishop of Gniezno and Poznań, June 30, 1915. Consecrated, September 21, 1915, metropolitan cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, Poznań, by Cardinal Felix von Hartmann, archbishop of Cologne, assisted by Adolf Bertram, bishop of Breslau, and by Wilhelmen Kloske, titular bishop of Teodosiopoli di Armenia, rector of the seminary and official of the archdiocese of Gniezno. He was the first primate of the reborn Poland.

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in the consistory of December 15, 1919; received the red hat and the title of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina, December 18, 1919. Participated in the conclave of 1922, which elected Pope Pius XI.

Death. February 13, 1926, Poznań. Buried in the metropolitan cathedral of Gniezno (1).

Bibliography. Pest, Czesław. Kardynał Edmund Dalbor (1869-1926) : pierwszy Prymas Polski Odrodzonej. Poznań : Wydawn. Nauk. UAM, 2004. (Seria Historia / Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu, nr. 203; Variation: Seria Historia ; nr. 203). Note: Summary in English; Pięta, Zenonem. Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi. Volumen IX (1903-1922). Patavii : Typis et Sumptibus Domus Editorialis "Il Messaggero di S. Antonio" apud Basilicam S. Antonii, 2002, pp. 18, 23 and 185; Nitecki, Piotr. Biskupi Kościoła w Polsce w latach 965-1999. Słownik biograficzny. Przedmowa Henryk Gulbinowicz. Warszawa : Instytut Wydawniczy "Pax", Warszawa 2000, col. 67-69; Prokop, Krzysztof Rafał. Polscy kardynałowie. Kraków : Wydawnictwo WAM, 2001, pp. 215-225.

Links. His funeral monument, arms and biography, in English, Wikipedia; photographs, portrait and arms, Araldica Vaticana; Catalog of archbishops of Gniezno and primates of Poland, in English, Wikipedia.

(1) This is the inscription next to the splendid monument which stands above his burial place in the metropolitan cathedral of Gniezno, kindly provided by Mr. Eman Bonnici, from Malta:

EDMVNDVS DALBOR S.R.E. PRESBYTER
ARCHIEPISCOPVS GNESNENSIS ET POSNANIENSIS
NATVS TERTIO CALENDAS NOVEMBRIS
CARDINALIS TIT.S.IOANNIS ANTE PORTAM LATINAM
RESTITVTAE POLANIAE TESTIS PRIMVSVAE PRIMAS
MDCCCLXIX PRAEMATVRA MORTE OBIIT
IDIBVS FEBRVARII MCMXXVI-CVIVS
SANCTITATEM INDEFESSAMOV OPERAM PASTORALEM ET
PVBLICAM POSTERIS
TRADENTES. MONVMENTVM HOC DEVOTI POSVERVNT
SVCCESSOR.SOROR.CLERVS.POPVLS.AMICI.
A.D.MCMXXXVIII
R+I+P+

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