Braschi-Onesti, Romuald an Italian prelate, brother of duke Luigi, was born at Cezena July 10, 1753. He was made cardinal by Pius VI, his uncle, December 18, 1786, and became archpriest of St. Peter's, grand-prior at Rome of the order of Malta, secretary of the pope's briefs, prefect of the Propaganda, and protector of a great number of religious institutions and societies and cities and public establishments. During the captivity of the pope, he had, like the other cardinals, to suffer persecution. In 1814 he accompanied the pope to Genoa, and returned with him to Rome. He died in 1820. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.