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The Year of Our Lord 1491

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornErcole BaglioniBishop of Orvieto, Italy
80.0DiedGuglielmo Becchi, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Fiesole, Italy
34.0ResignedJulius Caesar CantelmiBishop of Montepeloso, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGiovanni Battista ConsiglieriRome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
BornPieter de CorteBruggeBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
DiedAntonio Da ValditaroBishop of Brugnato, Italy
60.0AppointedRodrigo de BorjaAdministrator of Eger, HungaryPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
DiedFrancesco de PerezArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
DiedEdoardo FerroBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi, Italy
DiedGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
BornJohann von MaltitzBishop of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
AppointedDiego de Ortiz de VilhegasBishop of Tanger, MoroccoBishop of Viseu, Portugal
DiedJohann OstweinBishop of Modon (Medone), Greece
BornAlfonso PetrucciSienaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Massa Marittima, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Maria PodericoTitular Archbishop of NazarethArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
26.0Ordained PriestBerthold PürstingerPriest of Salzburg, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Chiemsee, Germany
BornErcole RangoneBolognaCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy
AppointedFrancesco Maria Scelloni, O.F.M. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
BornNikolaus SchienenZell/MoselAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
AppointedGabriele SetarioBishop of Nardò, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Avellino e Frigento, Italy
21.9Ordained PriestTommaso (Jacopo) De Vio, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Bishop of Gaeta, Italy
BornFranz von WaldeckBishop of Münster, Germany
DiedAndreas WeinmairAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
4 JanAppointedMarco Miroldi, O.P. †Archbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
6 JanAppointedGiovanni RobobelloBishop of Feltre, ItalyArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
10 JanAppointedLeonardo CarminiBishop of Montepeloso, ItalyBishop of Trivento, Italy
31 JanAppointedPierre de SaciergesBishop of Luçon, France
AppointedMarino TomacelliBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
17 FebDiedPierre EngelpertBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
18 FebAppointedPaolo Della CavalleriaBishop of MaltaBishop of Cefalù, Italy
21 Feb55.7AppointedRaymund Pérault, O.S.A. †Bishop of Gurk, AustriaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
2 Mar71.2DiedMarco BarboCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
6 Mar36.8AppointedErmolao Barbaro (Jr)Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
14 Mar70.2AppointedJean BalueCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Angers, France
41.2AppointedLorenzo Cibo de’ MariCardinal-Priest of San MarcoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
56.2AppointedNikolaus KapsAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
56.2AppointedNikolaus KapsTitular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
45.2AppointedGiovanni MichielCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
21 MarDiedOtto von SonnenbergBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
22 Mar70.2SelectedThomas BerlowerBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AprAppointedAugustin Kiebinger, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
4 Apr56.3Ordained BishopNikolaus KapsTitular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
11 AprAppointedFrancesco QuiriniBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaBishop of Craina, Albania
16 AprDiedFilippo ContorniBishop of Urbino, Italy
May36.2ResignedAscanio Maria SforzaAdministrator of Pesaro, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Pavia, Italy
71.3DiedRobert StillingtonBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
1 MayOrdained BishopJean de PardaillanBishop of Oloron (Oloron-Sainte-Marie), FranceBishop Emeritus
16 MayAppointedBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TrojaAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
48.4AppointedAymon di Montfalcon (Montfaucon), O.S.B. †Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
29 MayOrdained BishopBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TrojaAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
22 JunAppointedTommaso de Acciaro, O.P. †Bishop of Satriano, Italy
9 Jul48.5Ordained BishopAymon di Montfalcon (Montfaucon), O.S.B. †Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
15 JulDiedNunius Alvarez, O.S.B. †Bishop of Tanger, Morocco
25 JulDiedOrtlieb BrandisBishop of Chur, Switzerland
8 AugSelectedHeinrich von HöwenBishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
25 AugBornInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)GenovaCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
Sep38.2Ordained BishopFrancesco SoderiniBishop of Volterra, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
9 Sep70.7ConfirmedThomas BerlowerBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
ConfirmedHeinrich von HöwenBishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
12 Sep16.0AppointedCésar de BorjaBishop of Pamplona, SpainFormer Archbishop-Elect of Valencia, Spain
5 Oct70.8DiedJean BalueCardinal, Bishop of Angers, France
10 Oct37.8AppointedCarlo Domenico del CarrettoAdministrator of Angers, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cahors, France
85.8AppointedJorge da CostaCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
45.8AppointedGiovanni MichielCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
AppointedBattista PinelliArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
16 OctOrdained BishopVicente Trilles, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
Ordained BishopHeinrich von HöwenBishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
23 OctOrdained BishopAugustin Kiebinger, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
16 Nov61.7AppointedOliviero CarafaAdministrator of Salamanca, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
21 NovDiedPierre von WedberchBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
1 DecAppointedJean de RelyBishop of Angers, France
2 Dec57.9AppointedJean Bilhères de Lagraulas, O.S.B. †Coadjutor BishopCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lombez, France
31.9ResignedGeorges d’Amboise (I)Bishop of Montauban, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
31.9SelectedGeorges d’Amboise (I)Archbishop of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
AppointedJean d’AurioleBishop of Montauban, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedJan Pudełko (Andruszewicz)Bishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
17 Dec23.0Ordained PriestSt. John FisherPriestCardinal, Bishop of Rochester, England, Great Britain

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