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Name: Dionigi Tettamanzi                                                           
Born: 14 March 1934                                                               
Dionigi Tettamanzi (born 14 March 1934) is an Italian Cardinal of the Roman       
Catholic Church. He currently serves as Archbishop of Milan, and was elevated to   
the cardinalate in 1998. Previous to his service in Milan, Tettamanzi was         
Archbishop of Genoa.                                                               
He was educated at the Minor Seminary of Seveso and the Seminary of Venegono       
Inferiore and finally at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome where he     
earned a doctorate in theology.