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Sfondrati, Paolo, 1538-1587



  • Existence: 1538-1587

biographical statement

Citation, via WWW, May 10, 2013 (Paolo Sfondrati; b. 1514; parents: Francesco Sfondrati and Anna Visconti; m. Sigismonda d'Este; d. Apr. 23, 1587 in Turin, Italy)

Papal genealogy, 2004: p. 94 (Paolo Sfondrati; brother of Pope Gregory XIV; d. 1587; Baron of Valassina and Count of Riviera; m. Sigismonda d'Este, daughter of Marquis of S. Martino; children included three sons, Ercole (d. 1637), Francesco, and Paolo Camillo)

Rockefeller Foundation website, via WWW, May 10, 2013 (Paolo Sfondrati; m. Sigismonda d'Este; children: Francesco, Anna, Paolo Camillo, Barbara, Ercole (Count of Riviera), and Francesco (Marquis of Montafia))

Treccani, via WWW, May 10, 2013 (Paolo Sfondrati; d. 1587; senator of Milan; Baron of Valsassina and count of Riviera; brother of Pope Gregory XIV; served as diplomat to the court of Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Paolo Sfondrati correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 521
Scope and Contents Contains letters addressed to Paolo Sfondrati. The missives are largely concerned with personal and Church matters, including the Council of Trent.
Dates: 1561-1562; approximately 1600-1640