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The Year of Our Lord 1440

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown65.0AppointedBl. Niccolò Albergati, O. Cart. †Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Bishop of Bologna, Italy
37.0AppointedBasilios Bessarion, O.S.B.M. †Cardinal, Titular Archbishop of Thebae
42.0AppointedGiuliano Cesarini (Sr.)Cardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
42.0AppointedGiuliano Cesarini (Sr.)Administrator of Taranto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
80.5ResignedAntonio Correr, C.R.S.A. †Administrator of Cervia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
BornHenry DeaneArchbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
DiedJean Auxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedKonrad KronBishop of Lebus, Germany
BornKrzesław KurozwęckiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
Ordained PriestUlrich von Nußdorf (Nussdorfer)PriestBishop of Passau, Germany
BornAlessandro NumaiForliBishop of Forli, Italy
BornNiccolò PandolfiniFlorenceCardinal, Bishop of Pistoia, Italy
BornMatthias Scheit (Scheidt)UlmBishop Emeritus of Seckau, Austria
BornRobert SherborneRolleston-on-DoveBishop Emeritus of Chichester, England, Great Britain
BornMelchior von MeckauMeissenCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
BornLeo von SpaurBurgstallBishop of Wien, Austria
2 Jan23.8SelectedSigmund von SachsenCoadjutor Bishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
8 Jan58.0AppointedNiccolò d’AcciapaccioCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
AppointedAlberto AlbertiCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Bishop of Camerino, Italy
60.0AppointedGiovanni BerardiCardinal-Priest of Santi Nereo ed AchilleoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
37.0AppointedBasilios Bessarion, O.S.B.M. †Cardinal-Priest of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Thebae
60.0AppointedRegnault de ChartresCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
37.0InstalledGuillaume d’Estouteville, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
AppointedGiorgio Fieschi (Flisco)Cardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
60.0AppointedJohn KempeCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
55.0AppointedIsidore of KievCardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sant’Alessio
29.0AppointedJean Le JeuneCardinal-Priest of Santa PrassedeCardinal, Bishop of Thérouanne, France
AppointedAntónio Martins de ChavesCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop of Porto, Portugal
50.1InstalledZbigniew z OleśnicyCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop of Kraków, Poland
40.0InstalledDénes SzécsiCardinal-Priest of San Ciriaco alle Terme DioclezianeCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
52.0InstalledJuan de Torquemada, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of San SistoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
9 JanDiedJohann von BrunnBishop of Würzburg, Germany
10 Jan37.0Ordained BishopGuillaume d’Estouteville, O.S.B. †Bishop of Digne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
16 Jan55.0Ordained BishopNikolaus Sachau (Sachow)Bishop of Lübeck, Germany
20 Jan23.9SucceededSigmund von SachsenBishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
24 JanOrdained BishopNicolas Titular Bishop of Tripolis in Phoenicia
29 Jan90.1AppointedBranda CastiglioneCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
15 Feb40.1AppointedDénes SzécsiCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
21 FebOrdained BishopQuentin MenardArchbishop of Besançon, France
26 Feb70.2DiedFriedrich von Aufseß (Aufsess)Bishop Emeritus of Bamberg, Germany
1 AprAppointedGiovanni di PranginsBishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiorgio di SaluzzoBishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
6 AprAppointedPedro CastillaBishop of Palencia, Spain
43.3AppointedJuan de MellaBishop of Zamora, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
11 Apr50.3ResignedLouis Aleman, C.R.S.J. †Archbishop of Arles, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
60.3ResignedHugues of LusignanCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiPriest
AppointedJean de ParenzoBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
18 AprAppointedAntonio Bretone (Ferrier)Archbishop of Sorrento, ItalyBishop of Orange, France
5 MayOrdained BishopJean de BourgogneBishop of Cambrai, France
18 MayAppointedGuglielmo LogotetaArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
1 Jul23.4AppointedPietro BarboCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria NuovaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
23.4AppointedPietro BarboAdministrator of Cervia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
23.4Elevated to CardinalPietro BarboPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
38.6AppointedLudovico TrevisanoCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in DamasoCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
38.6Elevated to CardinalLudovico TrevisanoCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
4 Jul95.5AppointedDomingo Ram i Lanaja, C.R.S.A. †Archbishop of Tarragona, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
27 Jul65.6AppointedBl. Niccolò Albergati, O. Cart. †Cardinal, Bishop of Bologna, Italy
52.6AppointedJuan de Torquemada, O.P. †Bishop of Cádiz, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
28 AugOrdained BishopGilles de Duremont, O. Cist. †Bishop of Coutances, France
5 SepAppointedGiacomo Veneri de RacanetoBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
18 SepOrdained BishopGiacomo Veneri de RacanetoBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
26 SepAppointedAntonio de CelanoBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
29 SepDiedEnrico ScarampiBishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
Oct24.6Ordained BishopSigmund von SachsenBishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
24 OctDiedLouis MoriniBishop of Lucca, Italy
1 NovDiedJohn Wells, O.F.M. †Bishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
13 NovBornHeinrich von SchwarzburgRudolstadtBishop of Münster, Germany
21 DecAppointedNicola Palmerio, O.S.A. †Bishop of Catanzaro, ItalyBishop Emeritus

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