Cardinals of Poland

Poland
Present Cardinals of Poland (5)
2023Cardinal Grzegorz Ryś (60)Cardinal Grzegorz Ryś (60), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Cirillo e Metodio and Metropolitan Archbishop of Łódź (Poland)
2018Cardinal Konrad Krajewski (60)Cardinal Konrad Krajewski (60), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria Immacolata all’Esquilino, Almoner of His Holiness of Dicastery for the Service of Charity and Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion
2010Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz (74)Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz (74), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Silvestro e Martino ai Monti, Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa (Poland) and Ordinary of Poland of the Eastern Rite (Poland)
2007Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko (78)Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko (78), Cardinal-Priest of S. Cuore di Cristo Re pro hac vice Title and Archpriest of Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major
2006Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz (84)Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz (84), Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria del Popolo and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kraków (Poland)
Deceased Cardinals of Poland (39)
2003Cardinal Stanisław Nagy, S.C.I. († 2013)
2001Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, former Prefect of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions) († 2020)
1998Cardinal Adam Kozłowiecki, S.J. († 2007)
1985Cardinal Andrzej Maria Deskur, former President of Pontifical Commission for Social Communications († 2011)
Cardinal Henryk Roman Gulbinowicz, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Wrocław († 2020)
1983Cardinal Józef Glemp, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa († 2013)
1979Cardinal Franciszek Macharski, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Kraków († 2016)
Cardinal Władysław Rubin, former Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches († 1990)
1976Cardinal Bolesław Filipiak, former Dean of Sacred Roman Rota († 1978)
1973Cardinal Bolesław Kominek, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Wrocław († 1974)
1953Blessed Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa († 1981)
1946Cardinal Adam Stefan Stanisław Bonfatiusz Józef Sapieha, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Kraków († 1951)
1927Venerable Cardinal August Hlond, S.D.B., former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa († 1948)
1919Cardinal Edmund Dalbor, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Poznań († 1926)
Cardinal Aleksander Kakowski, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa († 1938)
1916Cardinal Adolf Bertram, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Wrocław († 1945)
1901Cardinal Jan Puzyna de Kosielsko, former Bishop of Kraków († 1911)
1895Cardinal Sylwester Sembratowicz († 1898)
1893Cardinal Georg von Kopp, former Bishop of Wrocław († 1914)
1890Cardinal Albin Dunajewski, former Bishop of Kraków († 1894)
1882Cardinal Wlodzimierz Czacki († 1888)
1875Cardinal Mieczysław Halka Ledóchowski, former Prefect of Sacred Congregation of the Propagation of the Faith († 1902)
1850Cardinal Melchior Ferdinand Joseph von Diepenbrock, former Bishop of Wrocław († 1853)
1778Cardinal Johann Heinrich von Frankenberg († 1804)
1737Cardinal Jan Aleksander Lipski, former Bishop of Kraków († 1746)
1727Cardinal Philip Ludwig von Sinzendorf, former Bishop of Wrocław († 1747)
1686Cardinal Jan Kazimierz Denhoff († 1697)
Cardinal Augustyn Michal Stefan Radziejowski, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno († 1705)
1652Cardinal Friedrich von Hessen-Darmstadt, O.E.S.S.H., former Bishop of Wrocław († 1682)
1629Cardinal Jan Albert Waza, S.J., former Bishop of Kraków († 1634)
1604Cardinal Bernard Maciejowski, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno († 1608)
1584Cardinal Andrzej Bathóry, former Bishop of Warmia († 1599)
1583Cardinal Jerzy Radziwiłł, former Bishop of Kraków († 1600)
1561Cardinal Stanisław Hozjusz, former Major Penitentiary of Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary († 1579)
1511Cardinal Achille Grassi, former Apostolic Administrator of Pomezania († 1523)
1493Cardinal Fryderyk Jagiellończyk, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno († 1503)
1440Pseudocardinal Aleksander Mazowiecki († 1444)
1439Cardinal Zbigniew z Oleśnicy, former Bishop of Kraków († 1455)
1408Cardinal Matthäus von Krakau († 1410)
Resigned Cardinals of Poland (2)
1646Cardinal Jan Kazimierz Wazy, S.J. († 1672)
1444Pseudocardinal Wincenty Kot z Dębna, former Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno († 1448)
Cardinals from Poland who later became Popes (1)
1967Saint Pope John Paul II († 2005)
Other Cardinals related to Poland (32)
2001GermanyCardinal Leo Scheffczyk († 2005)
1998ItalyCardinal Francesco Colasuonno (高樂天) († 2003)
UkraineCardinal Marian Jaworski († 2020)
1994ItalyCardinal Luigi Poggi († 2010)
1960PhilippinesCardinal Rufino Jiao Santos († 1973)
1935ItalyCardinal Francesco Marmaggi († 1949)
1926ItalyCardinal Lorenzo Lauri († 1941)
1893GermanyCardinal Philipp Krementz († 1899)
1856UkraineCardinal Mihail Lewicki († 1858)
1771ItalyCardinal Antonio Eugenio Visconti († 1788)
1753ItalyCardinal Fabrizio Serbelloni († 1775)
1743ItalyCardinal Camillo Paolucci († 1763)
1730ItalyCardinal Girolamo Grimaldi († 1733)
1715SpainCardinal Nicolò Spinola († 1735)
1713ItalyCardinal Benedetto Odescalchi-Erba († 1740)
1712ItalyCardinal Gianantonio Davia († 1740)
ItalyCardinal Giulio Piazza († 1726)
1706ItalyCardinal Francesco Martelli († 1717)
ItalyCardinal Orazio Filippo Spada († 1724)
1703ItalyCardinal Francesco Pignatelli, C.R. († 1734)
1699ItalyCardinal Andrea Santacroce († 1712)
1690ItalyCardinal Giacomo Cantelmo († 1702)
1686ItalyCardinal Opizio Pallavicini († 1700)
ItalyCardinal Angelo Maria Ranuzzi († 1689)
1681ItalyCardinal Francesco Buonvisi († 1700)
1675ItalyCardinal Galeazzo Marescotti († 1726)
1673ItalyCardinal Francesco Nerli († 1708)
1660ItalyCardinal Pietro Vidoni († 1681)
1583ItalyCardinal Alberto Bolognetti († 1585)
ItalyCardinal Vincenzo Lauro († 1592)
1565GreeceCardinal Giovanni Francesco Commendone († 1584)
1517ItalyCardinal Nicolò Ridolfi († 1550)

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