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The Year of Our Lord 1456

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornGiovanni ColonnaRomeCardinal, Administrator of Rieti, Italy
AppointedMaffeo ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
25.0Ordained PriestWilliam ElphinstonePriestBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
BornNiccolò FieschiGenoaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
29.0Ordained PriestGeorg Heßler (Hessler)Priest of Würzburg, GermanyCardinal, Bishop of Passau, Germany
BornJan ŁaskiŁaskuArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
BornJan LubrańskiBishop of Poznań, Poland
DiedJohn MeyArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
DiedFrancesco Oddi de TudertoBishop of Assisi, Italy
DiedJean de ParenzoBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
BornKonrad von RietbergBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
8 JanDiedGerhard , O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
74.5DiedSt. Lorenzo Giustiniani, C.R.S.A. †Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
25 Jan57.5Ordained BishopTomasz StrzępińskiBishop of Kraków, Poland
4 Feb24.1AppointedGeorge NevilleBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainArchbishop of York, England, Great Britain
6 FebDiedPiotr NowakBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
16 FebBornAchille GrassiBolognaCardinal, Administrator of Bologna, Italy
20 Feb25.1Elevated to CardinalRodrigo de BorjaIn PectorePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
26.1Elevated to CardinalLuis Juan del MilàIn PectoreCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lérida, Spain
1 MarAppointedJan Pelletz (Pelec), O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
AppointedJan Pelletz (Pelec), O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Symbalia (Cembalo)Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
15 MarAppointedGodefroid Greveray, O. Carm. †Bishop of Dagne (Danj), Albania
19 Mar61.2DiedReinhard von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
21 MarOrdained BishopJean du Bellay, O.S.B. †Bishop of Fréjus, FranceBishop of Poitiers, France
23 MarBornSigismondo PappacodaNaplesBishop of Tropea, Italy
12 Apr28.3Ordained BishopPaolo Fregoso (Campofregoso)Cardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
21 AprAppointedNikolaus Langen, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Naumburg, Germany
AppointedNikolaus Langen, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Milos (Melos), GreeceAuxiliary Bishop of Naumburg, Germany
10 May58.4ResignedHeinrich von HewenApostolic Administrator of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
71.4AppointedIsidore of KievAdministrator of Nicosia, CyprusCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sant’Alessio
27 May32.4Ordained BishopKonrad von DiepholzBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
28 May57.8DiedJakob von SierckArchbishop of Trier, Germany
29 MayDiedAntonio BernieriBishop of Lodi, Italy
9 Jun26.4AppointedJodok z Rożemberka (von Rosenberg), O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
18 Jun48.8AppointedAlain de CoëtivyAdministrator of Dol, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Avignon, France
21 Jun22.5SelectedJohann von BadenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
AppointedNikolaus Frier, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Basel, Switzerland
AppointedNikolaus Frier, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Basel, Switzerland
AppointedNicolas Fryes de Brisaco, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in Lydia
AppointedCarlo PallavicinoBishop of Lodi, Italy
25 JunBornGiovanni d’AragonaNapoliCardinal, Administrator of Taranto, Italy
27 JunOrdained BishopJohann von GrumbachBishop of Würzburg, Germany
JulResignedPierre BureauBishop of Béziers, FranceBishop Emeritus
13 JulOrdained BishopHeinrich Hopfgarten, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
20 Jul62.6DiedAlerinus de RambaldisBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
23 JulAppointedUlrich Aumayer (Aumair), O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedUlrich Aumayer (Aumair), O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
1 SepDiedGiovanni Castiglione (de Polena)Bishop of Orvieto, ItalyBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
8 SepBornBernardino López de Carvajal y SandePlasenciaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
12 SepDiedDalmacio del MurArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
17 Sep25.7AppointedRodrigo de BorjaCardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcerePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
25.7Elevated to CardinalRodrigo de BorjaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
26.7AppointedLuis Juan del MilàCardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lérida, Spain
26.7Elevated to CardinalLuis Juan del MilàCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lérida, Spain
23.0AppointedJaime de PortugalCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Administrator of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
23.0Elevated to CardinalJaime de PortugalCardinal, Administrator of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
3 Oct71.8DiedWalram von MoersBishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
22 OctDiedJaime Gerart y VernomenBishop of Barcelona, Spain
25 Oct22.8ConfirmedJohann von BadenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
7 Nov54.8Ordained BishopSiegfried von VenningenBishop of Speyer, Germany
12 NovConfirmedLeonhard WyssmayerBishop of Chur, Switzerland
26 NovDiedJean LavantageBishop of Amiens, France
17 Dec37.0Elevated to CardinalGiovanni CastiglioneCardinal, Bishop of Pavia, Italy
50.0Elevated to CardinalRichard Olivier de LongueilCardinal, Bishop of Coutances, France
60.0Elevated to CardinalJuan de MellaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
42.0Elevated to CardinalRinaldo PiscicelloCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
51.2Elevated to CardinalEnea Silvio PiccolominiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
Elevated to CardinalGiacomo TebaldiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Anastasia
18 Dec60.0AppointedJuan de MellaCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
51.2AppointedEnea Silvio PiccolominiCardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)

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