List of Ministers General of the Order of Friars Minor

List of Ministers General of the Order of Friars Minor

This is a list of the ministers general of the Order of Friars Minor.

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Ministers general up to 1517

Francis of Assisi (1182-1226), portrait by Giacomo Cavedone, ca. 1660.
Bonaventure (1221-1274), portrait by Vittore Crivelli (c1440-1501).
  • Francis of Assisi (1210-1226)
  • Johannes Parenti (1227-1232) 1st Minister general
  • Elias of Cortona (1232-1239) 2nd Minister general
  • Albert of Pisa (1239-1240) 3rd Minister general
  • Haymo of Faversham (1240-1243) 4th Minister general
  • Crescentius of Jesi (1244-1247) 5th Minister general
  • Johannes of Parma (1247-1257) 6th Minister general
  • Bonaventura of Bagnoreggio (1257-1274) 7th Minister general
  • Girolamo Masci d'Ascoli (1274-1279), later Pope Nicholas IV, 8th Minister general
  • Bonagratia of Bologna (1279-1285), 9th Minister general
  • Arlotto of Prato (1285-1287), 10th Minister general
  • Matteo de Acquasparta (1287-1289), 11th Minister general
  • Raimund Godefroy (1289-1295), 12th Minister general
  • Giovanni Mincio of Murrovalle (1296-1304), 13th Minister general
  • Gonsalvus Hispanus (1304-1313), 14th Minister general
  • Alessandro Bonini di Alessandria (1313-1314), 15th Minister general
  • Michael of Cesena (1316-1328), 16th Minister general
  • Gerardo Odónis (1329-1342), 17th Minister general
  • Fortanerio de Vassal (1343-1348), 18th Minister general
  • Guillaume Farinier (1348-1357), 19th Minister general
  • Juan Bouchier (1357-1358), 20th Minister general
  • Marcus of Viterbo (1359-1366), 21st Minister general
  • Thomas of Frignano (1367-1372), 22nd Minister general
  • Leonardo Rossi (1373-1378), 23rd Minister general

During the Great Schism, the following ministers general headed the order in the Roman obedience:

  • Ludovico Donati (1379-1383), 24th Minister general
  • Pietro da Conzano (1383-1384), 25th Minister general
  • Martino Sangiorgio de Rivarolo (1384-1387), 26th Minister general
  • Enrico Alfieri (1387-1405), 27th Minister general
  • Antonio Vinitti de Pereto (1405-1408), 28th Minister general
    • Angelo Salvetti (1408-1409), Vicar general
  • Antonio da Cascia (1410-1415), 29th Minister general (for the first year Vicar general)
  • Antonio Vinitti de Pereto (1415-1420), second appointment

At the same time, the following presided over the order in the obedience of Avignon:

  • Angelo di Spoleto (1379-1391)
  • John Chevegneyo (1391-1402)
  • Giovanni Bardolini (1403-1417)

After the conclusion of the schism, the order was reunited under Antonio Vinitti.

  • Angelo Salvetti (1421-1424), 30th Minister general
  • Antonio da Massa Marittima (1424-1430), 31st Minister general
  • Guillermo Robazoglio da Casale (1430-1442), 32nd Minister general
    • Alberto Berdini de Sarteano (1442-1443) (Vicar general)
  • Antonio Rusconi (1443-1449), 33rd Minister general
  • Angel Cristofori del Toscano (1450-1453), 34th Minister general
  • Jacob Bassolini de Mozzanica (1454-1457), 35th Minister general
  • Jaime Zarzuela (1458-1464), 36th Minister general
  • Francesco della Rovere (1464-1469), 37th Minister general, later Pope Sixtus IV.
  • Zanetto de Udine (1469-1475), 38th Minister general
  • Francesco Nanni called Samson (1475-1499), 39th Minister general
  • Egidio Delfini de Amelia (1500-1506), 40th Minister general
  • Rainaldo Graziani de Cotignola (1506-1510), 41st Minister general
  • Felipe Porcacci de Bagnacavallo (1510-1511), 42nd Minister general
    • Gomez de Lisboa (1511-1512), Vicar general
  • Bernardino Prati (1511-1517), 43rd Minister general (for the first year as Vicar general)

Ministers general of the Conventuals (OFM Conv.)

  • Antonio Macelo de Petris de Cherso (1517-1520), 44th Minister general
  • Antonio Sassolini (1520-1525), 45th Minister general
  • Juan Vigerio (1525-1530), 46th Minister general (first 4 years Vicar general)
  • Jaime Antonio Ferduzzi (1530-1537), 47th Minister general (first 4 years Vicar general)
  • Lorenzo Spada (1537-1543), 48th Minister general
  • Buenaventura Fauni-Pio (1543-1549), 49th Minister general
  • Juan Jaime Passeri (1549-1551), 50th Minister general
  • Julio Magnani (1551-1559), 51st Minister general (first 4 years Vicar general)
  • Juan Antonio Muratori de Cervia (1559-1559), 52nd Minister general
    • Juan Antonio Delfini (1559-1561), Vicar general
  • Antonio de' Sapienti (1561-1566), 53rd Minister general (first year as Vicar general)
  • Felix Peretti de Montalto (1566-1568), Vicar general, later Pope Sixtus V
  • Juan Tancredi (1568-1568), 54th Minister general
  • Juan Pico (1568-1574), 55th Minister general (first 3 years Vicar general)
  • Pietro Antonio Camilli (1575-1580), 56th Minister general
  • Antonio Fera (1581-1584), 57th Minister general
  • Clemente Bontadosi (1584-1586), 58th Minister general
  • Evangelista Pellei (1586-1590), 59th Minister general (first year as Vicar general)
  • Julian Causi (1590-1590), 60th Minister general
  • Francisco Bonfigli (1590-1591), 61st Minister general
    • Ludovico Albuzzi (1592-1593), Vicar general
  • Felipe Gesualdi (1593-1602), 62nd Minister general
  • Jose Pisculli (1602-1607), 63rd Minister general
  • Guillermo Huges de Avignon (1608-1612), 64th Minister general
  • Jaime Montanari (1612-1622), 65th Minister general (first 5 years Vicar general)
  • Miguel Misserotti (1622-1623), 66th Minister general
  • Felix Franceschini (1625-1632), 67th Minister general
  • Juan Bautista Berardicelli (1632-1647), 68th Minister general (first 3 years Vicar general)
  • Miguel Angel Catalani (1647-1653), 69th Minister general
  • Felix Gabrielli (1653-1659), 70th Minister general
  • Jaime Fabretti (1659-1665), 71st Minister general
  • Andres Bini (1665-1670), 72nd Minister general
  • Marcial Pelegrini de Castrovilari (1670-1677), 73rd Minister general
  • Jose Amati (1677-1683), 74th Minister general
  • Antonio Aversani (1683-1689), 75th Minister general
  • Jose Maria Bottari, 76th Minister general
  • Felix Rotondi (1695-1701), 77th Minister general
  • Vicente Maria Coronelli (1701-1707), 78th Minister general
    • Carlo Bacciocchi (1701-1704), Vicar general for Vicente Coronelli
  • Bernardino Angelo Carucci (1707-1713), 79th Minister general
  • Domingo Andrea Borghesi (1713-1718), 80th Minister general
    • Jose M. Baldrati (1718-1719), Vicar general
  • Carlos Jaime Romilli (1719-1725), 81st Minister general
  • Jose M. Baldrati (1725-1731), 82nd Minister general
  • Vicente Conti (1731-1738), 83rd Minister general
    • Felix Angel Sidori (1738-1741), Vicar general
  • Juan Bautista Minucci (1741-1747), 84th Minister general
  • Carlos Antonio Calvi (1747-1753), 85th Minister general
  • Juan Bautista Costanzo (1753-1759), 86th Minister general
  • Juan Bautista Columbini (1759-1764), 87th Minister general
  • Domingo Andrea Rossi (1764-1771), 88th Minister general (first year Vicar general)
  • Luis Maria Marzoni (1771-1777), 89th Minister general
  • Juan Carlos Vipera (1777-1783), 90th Minister general
  • Federico Lauro Barbarigo (1783-1789), 91st Minister general
  • Jose Maria Medici (1789-1795), 92nd Minister general
  • Buenaventura Bartoli (1795-1803), 93rd Minister general
  • Nicolas Papini (1803-1809), 94th Minister general
  • Jose Maria de Bonis (1809-1824), 95th Minister general
  • Luis Battistini (1824-1830), 96th Minister general
  • Domingo Secondi (1830-1832), 97th Minister general
    • Francisco Antonio Orioli (1832-1833), Vicar general
  • Antonio Pablo Barbetti (1833-1839), 98th Minister general
  • Angel Bigoni (1839-1845), 99th Minister general
  • Jose Carlos Magni (1845-1851), 100th Minister general
  • Jacinto Gualerni (1851-1857), 101st Minister general
  • Salvador Calí (1857-1864), 102nd Minister general
  • Ludovico Marangoni (1864-1872), 103rd Minister general (first two years as Vicar general)
  • Antonio Maria Adragna (1872-1879), 104th Minister general
  • Buenaventura Maria Soldatic de Cherso (1879-1891), 105th Minister general
  • Lorenzo Caratelli (1891-1904), 106th Minister general
  • Dominic Reuter (1904-1910), 107th Minister general
  • Victor Maria Sottaz (1910-1919), 108th Minister general
    • Francisco Dall'Olio (1913-1919), Vicar general
  • Domingo Maria Tavani (1919-1924), 109th Minister general
  • Alfonso Orlich (Orlini) (1924-1930), 110th Minister general
  • Domingo Maria Tavani (1930-1936), 111th Minister general (second term of office)
  • Beda Maria Hess (1936-1953), 112th Minister general
    • Buenavista Mansi (1953-1954), Vicar general
  • Victor Maria Costantini (1954-1960), 113rd Minister general
  • Basilio Maria Heiser (1960-1972), 114th Minister general
  • Vitale Maria Bonmarco (1972-1984), 115th Minister general
  • Lanfranco Serrini (1984-1996), 116th Minister general
  • Agostini Gardin (1996-2002), 117th Minister general
  • Joachim Giermek (2002-2007), 118th Minister general
  • Marco Tasca (since 2007), 119th Minister general

Ministers general of the Friars Minor (OFM)

  • Cristoforo Numai (1517-1518), 44th Minister general
  • Francesco Lichetto (1518-1520), 45th Minister general
  • Paolo da Soncino (1520-1523), 46th Minister general (for the first year as Vicar general)
  • Francisco de Angelis Quinones, 47th Minister general (1523-1527)
    • Antonio de Calcena (1527-1529), Vicar general
  • Paolo Pisotti (1529-1533), 48th Minister general
  • Vincenzo Lunello (1535-1541), 49th Minister general
  • Giovanni Matteo de Calvi (1541-1547), 50th Minister general
  • Andreas Alvarez (1547-1553), 51st Minister general
  • Clemente Dolera (1553-1557), 52st Minister general
    • (An unknown Vicar general) (1557-1559)
  • Francisco Zamora de Cuenca (1559-1565), 53rd Minister general
  • Aloisio Pozzi da Borgonuovo (1565-1571), 54th Minister general
  • Christopher de Chaffontaines (1571-1579), 55th Minister general
  • Francisco Gonzaga (1579-1587), 56th Minister general, Chronist
  • Francisco de Tolosa (1587-1593), 57th Minister general
  • Bonaventura Secusi da Caltagirone (1593-1600), 58th Minister general
  • Francisco Susa de Toledo (1600-1606), 59th Minister general
  • Arcangelo Gualterio de Messina (1606-1612), 60th Minister general
  • Juan Hierro (1612-1613), 61st Minister general
    • Antonio de Trejo (1613-1618), Vicar general
  • Benigno de Genova (1618-1625), 62nd Minister general
  • Bernardino of Senna (1625-1631), 63rd Minister general
  • Giovanni Battista de Campania (1633-1639), 64th Minister general
  • Juan Marinero de Madrid (1639-1645), 65th Minister general
  • Giovanni Mazzara, 1645-1648, 66th Minister general
  • Pedro Manero (1651-1655), 67th Minister general
  • Michaelangelo Buongiorno de Sambuca (1658-1664), 68th Minister general
  • Ildefonso Salizanes (1664-1670), 69th Minister general
  • Francesco Maria Rhini (1670-1674), 70th Minister general
  • Francesco Maria Nicolis (1674-1676), 71st Minister general
  • Jose Ximenes Samaniego (1676-1682), 72nd Minister general
  • Pietro Marini Sormani (1682-1688), 73rd Minister general
  • Marcos de Zarzosa (1688-1690), 74th Minister general
  • Juan Aluin (1690-1694), 75th Minister general
  • Bonaventura Pomerio de Taverna (1694-1697), 76th Minister general
  • Matteo de Santo Stefano (1697-1700), 77th Minister general
  • Luis Torres (1700-1701), 78th Minister general
  • Ildefonso Biesma (1702-1716), 79th Minister general
  • Jose Garcia (1717-1723), 80th Minister general
  • Lorenzo Cozza de S. Lorenzo (1723-1726), 81st Minister general
  • Matteo Basile de Parete (1727-1729), 82nd Minister general
  • Juan Soto de Valladolid (1729-1736), 83rd Minister general
  • Juan Bermejo (1736-1740), 84th Minister general
  • Gaetano Politi de Laurino (1740-1744), 85th Minister general
  • Rafaello Rossi de Lugagnano (1744-1750), 86th Minister general
  • Pedro Juanete de Molina (1750-1756), 87th Minister general
  • Clemente Guignoni de Palermo (1756-1762), 88th Minister general
  • Pedro Juanete de Molina (1762-1768), 89th Minister general (second appointment)
  • Pasquale Frasconi de Varese (1768-1791), 90th Minister general
  • Joaquin de Campany i Soler (1792-1806), 91st Minister general
  • Ilario Cervelli de Montemagno (1806-1814), 92nd Minister general
  • Gaudenzio Patrignani e Coriano (1814-1817), 93rd Minister general
  • Cirilo Alameda y Brea (1817-1824), 94th Minister general
  • Giovanni Tecca de Capestrano (1824-1830), 95th Minister general
  • Luis Iglesias (1830-1834), 96th Minister general
  • Bartolome Altemir (1835-1838), 97th Minister general
  • Giuseppe Maria Maniscalco (1838-1844), 98th Minister general
  • Luigi Flamini de Loreto (1844-1850), 99th Minister general
  • Venanzio Metildi de Celano (1850-1856), 100th Minister general
  • Bernardino Trionfetti de Montefranco (1856-1832), 101st Minister general
  • Rafaele Lippi de Pontecci Marconi (1862-1869), 102nd Minister general
  • Bernardino dal Vago da Portogruaro (1869-1889), 103rd Minister general
  • Luigi da Parma (1889-1897), 104th Minister general
  • Aloysius Lauer (1897-1901), 105th Minister general
    • David Fleming (1901-1915), Vicar general
  • Dionysius Schüler (1903-1911), 106th Minister general
  • Pacifico Monza (1911-1915), 107th Minister general
  • Serafino Cimino da Capri (1915-1921), 108th Minister general
  • Bernardino Klumper (1921-1927), 109th Minister general
  • Bonaventura Marrani (1927-1933), 110th Minister general
  • Leonardo Bello (1933-1944), 111th Minister general
    • Policarp Schmoll (1944-1945), Vicar general
  • Valentin Schaaf (1945-1946), 112th Minister general
  • Pacifico Perantoni (1947-1952), 113th Minister general
  • Agostino Sepinski (1952-1965), 114th Minister general
  • Constantin Koser (1965-1979), 115th Minister general (for the first two years as Vicar general)
  • John Vaughn (1979-1991), 116th Minister general
  • Hermann Schalück (1991-1997), 117th Minister general
  • Giacomo Bini (1997-2003), 118th Minister general
  • José Rodríguez Carballo (since 2003), 119th Minister general

Vicars general and Ministers general of the Capuchins (OFMcap)

  • Mateo de Bascio (1529), 1st Vicar general
  • Ludovico de Fossombrone (1529-1535), 2nd Vicar general
  • Bernardino de Asti (1535-1538), 3rd Vicar general
  • Bernardino Ochino (1538-1542), 4th Vicar general
  • Francisco de Iesi (1542-1546), 5th Vicar general
  • Bernardino de Asti (1546-1552), (second term)
  • Eusebio de Ancona (1552-1558), 6th Vicar general
  • Tomas de Citta de Castello (1558-1564), 7th Vicar general
  • Evangelista de Cannobio (1564-1567), 8th Vicar general
  • Mario de Mercato Saraceno (1567-1573), 9th Vicar general, Chronist
  • Vicente de Monte d’Olmo (1573-1574), 10th Vicar general
  • Jeronimo de Montefiore (1574-1581), 11th Vicar general
  • Juan Maria de Tusa (1581-1584), 12th Vicar general
  • Santiago de Mercato Saraceno (1584-1587), 13th Vicar general
  • Jeronimo da Polizzi (1587-1593), 14th Vicar general
  • Silvestre de Monteleone (1593-1596), 15th Vicar general
  • Jeronimo de Sorbo (1596-1599), 16th Vicar general
  • Jeronimo de Castelferretti (1599-1602), 17th Vicar general
  • San Lorenzo de Brindisi (1602-1605), 18th Vicar general
  • Silvestre d’Assisi (1605-1608), 19th Vicar general
    • Jeronimo de Castelferetti (1608-1613), 2nd Amtszeit
  • Pablo de Cesena (1613-1618), 20th Vicar general
  • Clemente de Noto (1618-1619), 21st Vicar general
  • Clemente de Noto (1619-1625), Minister general
  • Juan Maria de Noto (1625-1631), 22nd Minister general
    • Jeronimo de Narni (1631-1632), Vicar general
    • Francisco de Genova (1632-1634), Vicar general
  • Antonio de Modena (1634-1637), 23rd Minister general
  • Juan de Moncalieri (1637-1643), 24th Minister general
  • Inocencio de Caltagirone (1643-1650), 25th Minister general
  • Fortunato de Cadore (1650-1656), 26th Minister general
  • Simpliciano de Milan (1656-1662), 27th Minister general
  • Marco Antonio de Carpenedolo (1662-1665), 28th Minister general
    • Fortunato de Cadore (1665-1667), Vicar general
  • Fortunato de Cadore (1667-1669), (second term)
    • Buenaventura de Recanati (1669-1671), Vicar general
  • Esteban de Cesena (1671-1678), 29th Minister general
  • Bernardo de Porto Maurizio (1678-1684), 30th Minister general
    • Buenaventura de Recanati (1684-1685), Vicar general
  • Carlos Maria de Macerata (1685-1691), 31st Minister general
  • Bernardino de Arezzo (1691-1698), 32nd Minister general
  • Juan Pedro de Busto Arsizio (1698-1700), 33rd Minister general
    • Angelicus von Wolfach (1700-1702), Vicar general
  • Agustin de Latisana (1702-1709), 34th Minister general
  • Bernardino de Saluzzo (1709-1710), 35th Minister general
    • Juan Antonio de Florencia (1710-1712), Vicar general
  • Miguel Angel de Ragusa (1712-1719), 36th Minister general
  • Juan Antonio de Florencia (1719-1721), 37th Minister general
    • Bernardino de Sant’Angelo in Vado (1721-1726), Vicar general
  • Hartman de Bressanone (1726-1731), 38th Minister general
  • Buenventura de Ferrara (1731-1740), 39th Minister general
  • Jose Maria de Terni (1740-1747), 40th Minister general
  • Segismundo de Ferrara (1747-1753), 41st Minister general
    • Gelasio de Gorizia (1753-1754, Vicar general
  • Serafin von Ziegenhals (1754-1761), 42nd Minister general
  • Pablo de Colindres (1761-1766), 43rd Minister general
    • Jose Maria de Savorgnano (1766-1768), Vicar general
  • Amado de Lamballe (1768-1773), 44th Minister general
  • Erhard de Radkesburg (1773-1789), 45th Minister general (first two years Vicar general)
  • Angelico de Sassuolo (1789-1796), 46th Minister general
  • Nicolas de Bustillo (1796-1806), 47th Minister general
  • Miguel Angel de San Sepolcro (1806-1814), 48th Minister general
    • Mariano de Alatri (1814-1818), Vicar general
  • Francisco de Solchaga (1818-1824), 49th Minister general
  • Ludovico de Frascati (1824-1830), 50th Minister general
  • Juan de Valencia (1830-1838), 51st Minister general
  • Eugenio de Rumilly (1838-1844), 52nd Minister general
  • Luis de Bagnaia (1844-1845), 53rd Minister general
    • Andres de Arezzo (1845-1847), Vicar general
  • Venancio de Turin (1847-1853), 54th Minister general
  • Salvador de Ozieri (1853-1859), 55th Minister general
  • Nicolas de San Juan en Marignano (1859-1872), 56th Minister general
  • Gil de Cortona (1872-1884), 57th Minister general
  • Bernardo de Andermatt (1884-1908), 58th Minister general
  • Pacifico de Seggiano (1908-1914), 59th Minister general
  • Venancio de Lisle-en-Rigault (1914-1920), 60th Minister general
  • Juan Antonio de San Juan en Persiceto (1920-1926), 61st Minister general
  • Melchor de Benisa (1926-1932), 62nd Minister general
  • Virgilio de Valstagna (1932-1938), 63rd Minister general
  • Donatus von Welle (1938-1946), 64th Minister general
  • Clement of Milwaukee (1946-1952), 65th Minister general
  • Benigno de S. Ilario Milanese (1952-1958), 66th Minister general
  • Clement of Milwaukee (1958-1964), 67th Minister general (second term)
  • Clementinus von Vlissingen (1964-1970), 68th Minister general
  • Pascual Rywalski (1970-1982), 69th Minister general
  • Flavio Roberto Carraro (1982-1994), 70th Minister general
  • John Dennis Corriveau (1994-2006), 71st Minister general
  • Mauro Jöhri (since 2006), 72nd Minister general

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