Giuseppe Gamba (25 April 1857 – 26 December 1929) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and an Archbishop of Turin.
|Cardinal, Archbishop of Turin|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||20 December 1923|
|Term ended||26 December 1929|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva (1926-29)|
|Ordination||18 September 1880|
by Carlo Savio
|Consecration||23 February 1902|
by Giacinto Arcangeli
|Created cardinal||20 December 1926|
by Pope Pius XI
|Birth name||Giuseppe Gamba|
|Born||25 April 1857|
San Damiano d'Asti, Asti, Kingdom of Piedmont
|Died||26 December 1929 72) (aged|
Turin, Kingdom of Italy
|Alma mater||Pontifical Roman Athenaeum S. Apollinare|
|Motto||Dirige in conspectus tuo viam meam|
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
Early life and ministry
Giuseppe Gamba was born in Asti, Italy and was educated at the local Seminary of Asti. He was ordained on 18 September 1880 and did pastoral work and served as the vicar general of the diocese of Asti from 1883 until 1901.
He was appointed as Bishop of Biella on 16 December 1901 by Pope Leo XIII. He was transferred to the see of Novara on 13 August 1906, where he remained until he was promoted to the metropolitan see of Turin on 20 December 1923.
He was created Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva by Pope Pius XI in the consistory of 20 December 1926. He died in 1929 after being a cardinal for only three years.
|Catholic Church titles|
| Archbishop of Turin
20 December 1923–26 December 1929