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|Cardinal, Archbishop of Palermo|
Lualdi in 1922.
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||14 November 1904|
|Term ended||12 November 1927|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio (1907-27)|
|Ordination||30 October 1880|
|Consecration||4 December 1904|
by Francesco di Paola Cassetta
|Created cardinal||15 April 1907|
by Pope Pius X
|Birth name||Alessandro Lualdi|
|Born||12 August 1858|
Milan, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia
|Died||12 November 1927 (aged 69)|
Palermo, Kingdom of Italy
|Previous post||Rector of the Pontifical Lombard Seminary (1894-1904)|
|Alma mater||Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas|
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
Lualdi was born in Milan, Italy. He entered the Seminary of Milan and carried on further studies at the Theological Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome where he earned doctorates in theology, philosophy and canon law. He was ordained in 1880. After his ordination, he worked in the Archdiocese of Milan doing pastoral work from 1884 until 1890. He later served as a Faculty member of the Seminary of Milan until 1894. He was created Privy Chamberlain of His Holiness on 14 September 1899.
Pope Pius X appointed him Archbishop of Palermo on 14 November 1904. He was created and proclaimed Cardinal-Priest of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio in the consistory of 15 April 1907. He took part in the conclaves of 1914 that elected Pope Benedict XV and 1922 that elected Pope Pius XI.
He died in 1927 and is buried in the metropolitan cathedral of Palermo.
|Catholic Church titles|
| Archbishop of Palermo
14 November 1904–12 November 1927