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The Year of Our Lord 1539

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornOttavio AccoramboniGubbioArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino, Italy
DiedFrancesco Antonio BalduiniBishop of Alessano, Italy
DiedAngelo BarettaBishop of Capri, Italy
68.6Ordained PriestPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Priest of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of JerusalemCardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
DiedBenedetto , O. Cist. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
DiedRobert Blyth, O.S.B. †Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
ResignedPaulus BorgasiusBishop of Nemosia (Limasol), GreeceBishop Emeritus
DiedAntonio Calcena, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tortosa, Spain
DiedRodrigo CarvajalBishop of Foligno, Italy
DiedAntoine de CastelnauBishop of Tarbes, France
DiedValentino d’Apreja (De Apreis)Bishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
BornPedro de Azuaga, O.F.M. †Azuaga, SpainBishop-Elect of Santiago de Chile
BornEberhard von DienheimBishop of Speyer, Germany
Ordained PriestMichael DornvogelPriest of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23.9Ordained PriestGyörgy DraskovicsPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
DiedPietro DuranteBishop of Termoli, Italy
BornBartolomeo FerreroMondoviBishop of Aosta, Italy
AppointedChristoph Fuchs von FuchsbergBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
DiedTroiano GesualdoArchbishop of Conza, Italy
DiedBaldassarre Caetano de GrassiBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
DiedBernardo Jordán, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lérida, Spain
BornMathias LambrechtSint-LaureinsBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
ResignedGuy de Montmiral, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Megara
DiedBonaventura Engelbertz van Oldenzeel, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
ResignedGerolamo OlivieriBishop of Acerno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornLorenzo Asensio Otaduy AvendañoOñateBishop of Avila, Spain
DiedGiacomo SedatiBishop of Larino, Italy
45.7AppointedGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Superior General of Order of St. AugustineCardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
DiedVincenzo TorelliBishop of Lesina, Italy
5 Jan59.0Ordained BishopVasco de QuirogaBishop of Michoacán, México
12 Jan35.0Ordained PriestJorge de AustriaPriestBishop of Liège, Belgium
15 JanDiedFadrique de Portugal Noreña, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
18 Jan59.0DiedJuan ReinaBishop of Pamplona, Spain
7 Feb42.1AppointedLuigi LippomanoCoadjutor Bishop of Verona, ItalyBishop of Bergamo, Italy
13 FebBornStephan WeberErfurtAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
14 Feb45.1SucceededDavid BeatonCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
DiedJames BeatonArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
15 FebDiedMichele FortiniBishop of Lanciano, Italy
21 Feb54.1AppointedAgostino TrivulzioAdministrator of Brugnato, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
AppointedMichael Vehe, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
Mar37.2Ordained BishopAlfonso de FuenmayorBishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
4 Mar51.2ResignedMarino GrimaniAdministrator of Città di Castello, ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
5 Mar29.5Elevated to CardinalIppolito d’Este (II)Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
AppointedAlessandro Stefano Filodori, O.P. †Bishop of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.9ResignedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Bitetto, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
19 Mar43.7AppointedFilippo ArchintoBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
DiedGerolamo FalinghieriBishop of Tricarico, Italy
43.2ConfirmedFriedrich NauseaCoadjutor Bishop of Wien, AustriaBishop
SucceededFrancesco OrsiniBishop of Tricarico, ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.2AppointedLeonardo TornabuoniBishop of Ajaccio, France
24 Mar59.2ResignedFrançois Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LudèveAdministrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
30 MarAppointedJuan de Urteaga, O.S.H. †Bishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop-Elect
AprDiedMichael Vehe, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Halberstadt, Germany
5 Apr24.3Ordained PriestAntoine Caracciolo, C.R.S.A. †Priest of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Troyes, France
BornSebastian HaidlaufMeßkirchAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
8 Apr35.3Ordained BishopJorge de AustriaArchbishop of Valencia, SpainBishop of Liège, Belgium
10 AprDiedAlvaro Osorio, O.P. †Bishop of Astorga, Spain
13 Apr27.2Ordained BishopHenrique de PortugalArchbishop of Braga, PortugalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Évora, Portugal
14 AprAppointedRobert Cairncross, O.S.A. †Bishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
21 Apr62.3ResignedGianvincenzo CarafaAdministrator of Acerra, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedGiampaolo da PisaBishop of Acerra, Italy
27 Apr70.3DiedStanisław OleśnickiBishop of Poznań, Poland
7 May27.3AppointedWilliam CunninghamBishop of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great BritainFormer Bishop-Elect
21 May55.4AppointedPedro Alvarez de AcostaBishop of Osma, Spain
40.8AppointedHernando de Aragón, O. Cist. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
54.2AppointedBernhard von Cles (Clesio)Administrator of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
61.4AppointedGarcía de Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
50.9AppointedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Bishop of Pamplona, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
30 MayAppointedJuan Bautista CampeggioBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedGyörgi Martinuzzi, O.S.P.P.E. †Cardinal, Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
AppointedMartín Tristán CalveteBishop of Oviedo, Spain
56.4AppointedFernando ValdésBishop of León, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
JunDiedPietro Prisco GuglielmucciBishop of Lavello, Italy
9 Jun64.4AppointedFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. †Administrator of Acerno, ItalyCardinal, Former Administrator
13 Jun47.4DiedChristoph Marschalk zu PappenheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
16 JunAppointedEugene MagennisBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
26 Jun35.6AppointedMoritz von HuttenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
30 JunAppointedGian Vincenzo MicheliBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
10 JulBornŁukasz KościeleckiBishop of Poznań, Poland
14 JulAppointedAndreas Centanus (Zantinus)Bishop of Nemosia (Limasol), GreeceBishop Emeritus
AppointedVincenzo DuranteBishop of Termoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 Jul64.7DiedLorenzo CampeggioCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
23 Jul55.8AppointedGasparo ContariniAdministrator of Salisbury, England, Great BritainCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
ResignedGeorge CromerArchbishop of Armagh, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
AppointedClaude DodieuCoadjutor Bishop of Rennes, FranceBishop
AppointedJerónimo del Toro, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lérida, Spain
AppointedJerónimo del Toro, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Lérida, Spain
AppointedRobert WauchopeAdministrator of Armagh, IrelandArchbishop
30 Jul54.4DiedBernhard von Cles (Clesio)Cardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
4 AugAppointedCharles Boucher, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Megara
62.6AppointedGianvincenzo CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
51.6AppointedMarino GrimaniCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
62.6AppointedAntonio Sanseverino, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
5 Aug27.1SelectedCristoforo MadruzzoBishop of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
6 AugDiedPaolo CapizucchiBishop of Nicastro, Italy
8 AugAppointedGuillaume ÉderCoadjutor Bishop of Quimper, FranceBishop
13.5AppointedNiccolò Caetani di SermonetaArchbishop of Conza, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
11 AugOrdained BishopJerónimo del Toro, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Lérida, Spain
14 AugResignedJohn Salcot (Capon), O. Carm. †Bishop of Bangor, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
18 AugAppointedEsteban AlmeidaBishop of Astorga, SpainBishop of Cartagena (en España)
39.6AppointedJacques d’AnnebaultCardinal, Bishop of Lisieux, France
AppointedFernando Niño de GuevaraBishop of Orense, SpainPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
ResignedJean Le VeneurBishop of Lisieux, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedAntonio Ramírez de HaroBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Segovia, Spain
25 Aug58.1DiedJakub von SalzaBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
27 Aug38.3AppointedMarcello CerviniAdministrator of Nicastro, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
18.9AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
31 AugOrdained BishopPankraz von SinzenhofenBishop of Regensburg, Germany
1 SepBornCesare Speciano (Speciani)CremonaBishop of Cremona, Italy
5 SepDiedLorenzo GranaBishop of Segni, Italy
8 SepDiedJohn StokesleyBishop of London, England, Great Britain
9 Sep45.7InstalledDavid BeatonCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
55.7AppointedSebastian BranickiBishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedSancho Díaz de TrujilloAuxiliary Bishop of Plasencia, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
AppointedSancho Díaz de TrujilloTitular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Plasencia, Spain
AppointedGuillermo , O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
AppointedGuillermo , O.P. †Titular Bishop of TarsusAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
54.7AppointedJuan Suárez CarvajalBishop of Lugo, SpainBishop Emeritus
AppointedFabio VigiliBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop of Spoleto, Italy
21 SepOrdained BishopSancho Díaz de TrujilloTitular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Plasencia, Spain
27 Sep79.7DiedAlonso MansoBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
5 OctOrdained BishopFernando Niño de GuevaraBishop of Orense, SpainPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
17 OctAppointedGuglielmo AdeodatoBishop of Lesina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
40.8AppointedSamuel MaciejowskiBishop of Chełm, PolandBishop of Kraków, Poland
AppointedJan WilamowskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
20 Oct39.8AppointedEdmund BonnerBishop of London, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
29 OctAppointedDionisio de Avila, O. de M. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
30.2AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Lyon, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
AppointedAndrés de Fuentsalida, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Messina, Italy
AppointedAndrés de Fuentsalida, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Messina, Italy
AppointedSebastiano GrazianiBishop of Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Trevico, Italy
41.6ResignedJean de LorraineAdministrator of Lyon, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
62.8AppointedJohannes Mensing, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
AppointedJohann Nopel (Sr.)Auxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
AppointedJohann Nopel (Sr.)Titular Bishop of CyreneAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
AppointedNicola Angelo OlivieriBishop of Acerno, Italy
64.8ResignedFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. †Administrator of Acerno, ItalyCardinal, Former Administrator
49.8AppointedSebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal (Arellano)Bishop of León, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
56.8AppointedFernando ValdésBishop of Sigüenza, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
NovDiedFrancesco CherigattoBishop of Teramo, Italy
1 Nov64.8DiedGiacomo SimonettaCardinal, Administrator of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
9 Nov41.3Ordained BishopHernando de Aragón, O. Cist. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
56.1AppointedGasparo ContariniCardinal-Priest of Sant’ApollinareCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
10 Nov69.5Elevated to CardinalPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
69.5InstalledPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Deacon of San Ciriaco alle Terme DioclezianeCardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
30.2InstalledIppolito d’Este (II)Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
27.3ConfirmedCristoforo MadruzzoBishop of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
24 NovAppointedScipione BongalliBishop of Civita Castellana e Orte, Italy
AppointedPomponio Cecci (Cesi)Cardinal, Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
12 Dec69.9AppointedBartolomeo GuidiccioniBishop of Teramo, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Lucca, Italy
14 DecOrdained BishopAlexander Devereaux, O. Cist. †Bishop of Ferns, Ireland
17 Dec21.0AppointedEnrique de Borja y AragónBishop of Squillace, ItalyCardinal, Bishop-Elect
19 Dec21.0Elevated to CardinalEnrique de Borja y AragónCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Squillace, Italy
38.6Elevated to CardinalMarcello CerviniPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
60.0Elevated to CardinalMiguel da SilvaIn PectoreCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
63.0Elevated to CardinalPierre de La BaumeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
60.0Elevated to CardinalFederico FregósoCardinal, Bishop of Gubbio, Italy
50.9Elevated to CardinalUberto GambaraCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
70.0Elevated to CardinalBartolomeo GuidiccioniCardinal, Bishop of Lucca, Italy
43.0Elevated to CardinalDionisio Neagrus Laurerio, O.S.M. †Cardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
Elevated to CardinalAscanio ParisaniCardinal, Bishop of Rimini, Italy
67.0Elevated to CardinalPietro Paolo ParisioCardinal, Bishop of Nusco, Italy
47.0Elevated to CardinalAntoine Sanguin de MeudonCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
17.0Elevated to CardinalGiacomo SavelliCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina

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