Canaveri, Giovansi Battista

Canaveri, Giovansi Battista an Italian prelate, was born at Borgomanero, Sept. 25,1753, and at eighteen years of age received his doctor's degree in the University of Turin, in which city he joined himself to the Congregation of the Oratory. In 1799 he was made bishop of Bielle, but resigned in 1804, and in 1805 he was appointed bishop of Vercelli, to which the see of Bielle was then united. He died Jan. 13,1811, leaving some panegyrics, pastoral letters, and a work entitled Notizia Compendioza dei Monasterii della Trappa Fondati Dopo 'la Rivoluzione di Francia (Turin, 1704, 8vo). See Biog. Universelle, s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Diet. s.v.

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