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Pietro del Monte
Grand Master of the Order of Saint John

In office
23 August 1568 – 26 January 1572
Monarch King Philip I
Preceded by Jean Parisot de Valette
Succeeded by Jean de la Cassière
Personal details
Born 1499
Died January 26, 1572(1572-01-26)
Resting place Valletta
Nationality Italian
Military service
Allegiance Sovereign Military Order of Malta Order of Saint John

Fra' Pietro del Monte was an Italian who was the 50th Grand Master of the Order of Malta, from 1568 to 1572. He succeeded de Valette as grandmaster and continued the construction of Valletta. One of his contributions to the military history of Malta was the building of Del Monte Gate which was eventually demolished and replaced by the Victoria Gate. He was a nephew of Pope Julius III.[1]

Preceded by
Jean Parisot de Valette
Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller
Succeeded by
Jean de la Cassiere

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