Born to a wealthy and socially prominent family, the son of a lawyer. Studied at the University of Padua. Physician. Franciscan friar. Franciscan Provincial for the Marches on five separate occasions.
- 1504 in the Franciscan monastery of San Bernardino, Urbino, Italy of natural causes
- interred under the altar of the monastery church
- “Blessed Donatus of Urbino“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 July 2016. Web. 25 January 2017. <>