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The Year of Our Lord 1481

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownAppointedGiovanni AttaldoArchbishop of Trani, Italy
70.0ResignedGuglielmo Becchi, O.S.A. †Bishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedBenedictus , O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of Mitylene
AppointedPaolo BracchiBishop of Ariano, Italy
DiedStefano CapaniBishop of Lavello, Italy
BornPaolo Emilio CesiUmbriaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Eustachio
DiedLeonardo del GiudiceBishop of Bitetto, Italy
BornPhilipp von FlersheimKaiserslauternBishop of Speyer, Germany
SelectedBerthold von LandsbergBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
BornClaude de Longwy de GivryFranche-ContéCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
DiedBarnaba MersoniBishop of Terni, Italy
DiedPetruccio de MiglioloBishop of Lacedonia, Italy
Ordained PriestHeinrich Negelin (Nagele)Priest of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
Ordained BishopStefan z NiborkaBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
BornJohannes Reuther, O. Carm. †RavensburgAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
AppointedGiovanni Romano, O.P. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
37.1Ordained BishopGiuliano della RovereCardinal-Bishop of SabinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
DiedRobert TullyBishop of Saint David’s, Wales, Great Britain
AppointedHeinrich Unkel, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
AppointedHeinrich Unkel, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CyreneAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
AppointedAntonio UrsiBishop of Canea (Cydonia, Egée), Greece
AppointedSanto VenierArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
ResignedRobert de VillequierBishop of Nîmes, FranceBishop Emeritus
12 Jan14.0AppointedAdalbert zu SachsenCoadjutor Archbishop of Mainz, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
29 JanDiedCaspar Auxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
12 FebAppointedJusto Baldini, O.S.B. †Apostolic Nuncio to PortugalBishop of Ceuta, Spain
23 FebAppointedGeorg Vink, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
AppointedGeorg Vink, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of HesbonAuxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
31 MarOrdained BishopOtto von SonnenbergBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AprOrdained BishopGeorg Vink, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of HesbonAuxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
15 Apr64.3AppointedPietro FoscariCardinal, Administrator of Padova {Padua}, Italy
28 AprDiedGuido BernardiBishop of Langres, France
9 MayAppointedJan StrzeleckiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
14 MayBornRuprecht von RheinHeidelbergFormer Bishop-Elect of Freising, Germany
20 MayOrdained BishopJan StrzeleckiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
26 MayDiedJohannes Berger, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
18 JunAppointedJean d’AmboiseBishop of Langres, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohannes Velmecker, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
AppointedJohann Welmecher, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
AppointedJohann Welmecher, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AdramyttiumAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
24 JunOrdained BishopPiotr ChotkowskiBishop of Płock, Poland
27 JunAppointedRoberto FolchiBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedDietrich von SchönbergBishop of Naumburg, Germany
2 JulOrdained BishopJohannes Velmecker, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
8 JulOrdained BishopJohann Welmecher, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AdramyttiumAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
AugBornJakub von SalzaPisarzowicachBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
3 Aug50.6AppointedWilliam ElphinstoneBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great BritainBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
27 AugAppointedGiovanni dei PorcariBishop of Lacedonia, Italy
5 SepAppointedNicola IppolitiArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyBishop of Ariano, Italy
10 SepAppointedÉtienne Blosset de CarrougesBishop of Nîmes, FranceBishop of Lisieux, France
AppointedMatthias Michaelis de PosegavanBishop of Dagne (Danj), Albania
AppointedJohann Schlecht, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedJohann Schlecht, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
23 SepOrdained BishopJohann Schlecht, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
Oct58.8ResignedJacques d’Espinay-DurestalBishop of Rennes, FranceBishop Emeritus
12 Oct51.8AppointedZbigniew z OleśnickiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
AppointedAndrzej OporowskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
21 OctOrdained BishopMatthias Michaelis de PosegavanBishop of Dagne (Danj), Albania
NovConfirmedBerthold von LandsbergBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
4 NovDiedRichard BeauchampBishop of Salisbury, England, Great Britain
5 Nov6.8AppointedFederico SanseverinoAdministrator of Maillezais, FranceCardinal, Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Novara, Italy
14 Nov25.4AppointedGiovanni d’AragonaAdministrator of Cosenza, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Taranto, Italy
21 Nov61.9DiedCosma Orsini, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Trani, Italy
29 Nov54.9SelectedJohann BeckenschlagerCoadjutor Archbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop
10 Dec51.9AppointedPiotr z Bnina MoszyńskiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
17 DecAppointedDonato de Georgiis, O.P. †Bishop of Trebinje e Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina
AppointedGuglielmo de Speluncata, O.F.M. †Bishop of Sagone (Sagona), FranceBishop Emeritus
30 Dec42.0AppointedMatthias Scheit (Scheidt)Bishop of Seckau, AustriaBishop Emeritus
31 Dec42.0Ordained BishopMatthias Scheit (Scheidt)Bishop of Seckau, AustriaBishop Emeritus

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