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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownResignedGuglielmo AdeodatoBishop of Lesina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedAlessandro ArgoliBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
BornGirolamo Bernerio, O.P. †CorregioCardinal, Bishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
BornJuan Beltrán Guevara y FigueroaValencia del VentosoArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
ResignedSebastiano de BonfiliiBishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedFoucault de BonnevalBishop of Périgueux (Vesuna), France
DiedCarlo BorromeoBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
DiedNicola BruniBishop of Milos (Melos), Greece
BornAntonio Calderón de LeónBaeza, SpainBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
BornAndrés Capella, O. Cart. †ValenciaBishop of Urgell, Spain
ResignedTommaso CaraccioloBishop of Trivento, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Capaccio, Italy
DiedPellegrino Cibo de TurcillaBishop of Gallipoli, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Francesco CiboBishop of Gallipoli, Italy
BornPaweł DembskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków, Poland
BornAndrés de Ubilla, O.P. †Eibar, SpainBishop of Michoacán, México
BornJean du Bec (-Crespin)Bec-HelluinBishop of Saint-Malo, France
DiedFrancesco ErulliBishop of Spoleto, Italy
BornJakob FeuchtPfullendorfAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
ResignedGiacomo FramariniBishop of Polignano (Polinianum), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornFederico GonzagaMantuaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
22.4Ordained PriestAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
AppointedAlessandro GuidiccioniBishop of Ajaccio, FranceBishop Emeritus of Lucca, Italy
BornJuan GurreaZaragoza, SpainBishop of Acerra, Italy
BornBonawentura HahnGlogowieFormer Bishop-Elect of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
BornAndreas JerinRiedlingenBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
77.0DiedJan LatalskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
DiedGiuseppe de MontanarisArchbishop of Naxos, Greece
AppointedAgostinho RibeiroBishop of Lamego, Portugal
BornLudovico Riva (Ripa)CremonaBishop of Terni, Italy
BornVicente Roca de la SernaValenciaBishop of Albarracin, Spain
DiedSixtus SignatiBishop of Trevico, Italy
DiedFrancisco SolísBishop of Drivasto (Drivost), Albania
ResignedAlfonso de Talavera (Guzman), O.S.H. †Bishop of Comayagua, HondurasBishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedThomas ThirlbyBishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Ely, England, Great Britain
DiedStanislav ThurzóBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
46.0DiedLeonardo TornabuoniBishop of Ajaccio, France
55.0AppointedFrantišek UjlakyBishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryBishop of Eger, Hungary
DiedJuan de Urteaga, O.S.H. †Bishop-Elect of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
DiedNicola VolpeBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
DiedJan WilamowskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
DiedBernard WilczekArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
DiedAdrian Zakowski, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedBernard Zoubek ze ZdětínaBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
1 Jan60.0DiedBaltasar del RíoBishop of Scala, Italy
11 JanOrdained BishopEsteban AlmeidaBishop of Astorga, SpainBishop of Cartagena (en España)
52.0ConfirmedJohannes von WeezeBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
14 JanDiedGiacomo NarducciBishop of Urbino, Italy
28 JanAppointedBartolomeo CapobiancoBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
51.0InstalledUberto GambaraCardinal-Priest of San Silvestro in CapiteCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
70.1InstalledBartolomeo GuidiccioniCardinal-Priest of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, Bishop of Lucca, Italy
43.1InstalledDionisio Neagrus Laurerio, O.S.M. †Cardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
AppointedMiguel MuñozBishop of Tui, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
InstalledAscanio ParisaniCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Bishop of Rimini, Italy
67.1InstalledPietro Paolo ParisioCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Bishop of Nusco, Italy
3 Feb36.1Ordained PriestAntonio Hoyos de SalamancaPriestBishop of Gurk, Austria
5 Feb36.1Ordained BishopAntonio Hoyos de SalamancaBishop of Gurk, Austria
13 Feb43.1AppointedDionisio Neagrus Laurerio, O.S.M. †Cardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
AppointedLeonardo de MagistrisBishop of Capri, ItalyBishop of Alessano, Italy
20 FebAppointedMelchiore Cribelli, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Vercelli, Italy
AppointedMelchiore Cribelli, O.P. †Titular Bishop of ThagasteAuxiliary Bishop of Vercelli, Italy
52.1ResignedMarino GrimaniAdministrator of Ceneda, ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
AppointedGiovanni GrimaniBishop of Ceneda, ItalyBishop Emeritus
12 Mar32.4Ordained BishopDurante DurantiBishop of Alghero, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
15 MarAppointedJacobus Dryaduschki, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedJacobus Dryaduschki, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AenusAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedBenedetto de SanctisBishop of Alessano, Italy
19 Mar55.2InstalledRobert de LénoncourtCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
26 Mar39.2SelectedNicholas HeathBishop of Rochester, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of York, England, Great Britain
30 Mar72.2DiedMatthäus Lang von WellenburgCardinal, Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria
4 Apr40.3Ordained BishopEdmund BonnerBishop of London, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
39.3Ordained BishopNicholas HeathBishop of Rochester, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of York, England, Great Britain
12 AprDiedJean Olivier, O.S.B. †Bishop of Angers, France
16 AprAppointedAntonello EustachiBishop of Lesina, Italy
31.0DiedAfonso de PortugalCardinal, Archbishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
17.3InstalledGiacomo SavelliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in OrpheaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
40.3Ordained PriestMelchior Zobel von GiebelstadtPriest of Würzburg, GermanyBishop
21 Apr52.3AppointedBaltazar von PromnitzBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
30 AprAppointedGabriel de BouveryBishop of Angers, France
AppointedAlberico GiaquintaBishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
47.3AppointedJuan Salazar FernándezBishop of Lanciano, Italy
3 MayDiedPedro FloresBishop of Gaeta, Italy
40.2AppointedReginald PoleCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
10 MayBornPierre d’EspinacArchbishop of Lyon, France
21 May39.9AppointedErnst von BayernApostolic Administrator of Salzburg, AustriaApostolic Administrator of Passau, Germany
40.4InstalledPedro Fernández ManriqueCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
30 MayDiedLudovico PlatamoneBishop of Siracusa, Italy
31 May21.4InstalledEnrique de Borja y AragónCardinal-Deacon of Santi Nereo ed AchilleoCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Squillace, Italy
AppointedAlessandro Cesarini (Sr.)Cardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
39.4AppointedNiccolò RidolfiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Administrator of Vicenza, Italy
AppointedFrancesco RocchiBishop of Milos (Melos), GreeceFormer Bishop-Elect
21.5AppointedGuido Ascanio Sforza di Santa FioraCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
AppointedPiotr StarzechowskiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
10 JunAppointedBenedetto ConversiniBishop of Jesi, Italy
12 JunBornGaspar PunterMorellaBishop of Tortosa, Spain
16 Jun74.5DiedKonrad von ThüngenBishop of Würzburg, Germany
JulSucceededGuillaume ÉderBishop of Quimper, France
DiedClaude de RohanBishop of Quimper, France
1 Jul50.5AppointedKonrad von BibraBishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop-Elect
5 Jul16.8AppointedCharles Bourbon de VendômeBishop of Nevers, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
16 JulAppointedJuan de Arteaga y AvendañoBishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop-Elect
BornAlfonso CarafaNaplesCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
19.8AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Cavaillon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
60.5ResignedGirolamo Ghinucci {Ginucci}Administrator of Cavaillon, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Worcester, England, Great Britain
AppointedJoannes MonichusenBishop of Curland, LatviaBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
22 Jul48.6DiedJohann von MetzenhausenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
9 Aug48.6SelectedJohann Ludwig von HagenArchbishop of Trier, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
13 AugDiedAnton BraunAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
17 AugAppointedBernardino CastellariBishop of Pozzuoli, ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
20 AugResignedGirolamo GrimaldiAdministrator of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Albenga, Italy
AppointedGirolamo SauliArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyArchbishop of Genova, Italy
43.6AppointedGirolamo VeralloBishop of Bertinoro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rossano, Italy
23 Aug47.6DiedCharles de Hémard de DenonvilleCardinal, Bishop of Mâcon, France
26 AugAppointedBalthasar Fannemann (Waneman)Auxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
AppointedBalthasar Fannemann (Waneman)Auxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
AppointedBalthasar Fannemann (Waneman)Titular Bishop of Missene (Mysia)Auxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
53.5AppointedHeinrich von RheinCoadjutor Bishop of Freising, GermanyBishop-Elect
27 AugAppointedConstantino Giustiniani, O.P. †Bishop of Chios (Scio), Greece
AppointedCostantino Giustianiani, O.P. †Bishop of Ceos and Thermia, Greece
59.7AppointedClaude de Longwy de GivryAdministrator of Périgueux (Vesuna), FranceCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
AppointedPedro TorresAuxiliary Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
AppointedPedro TorresTitular Bishop of AlbanenAuxiliary Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
28 AugDiedUgo RangoneBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
8 SepDiedJuan de Arteaga y AvendañoBishop-Elect of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
16 Sep21.7DiedEnrique de Borja y AragónCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Squillace, Italy
18 Sep65.7DiedJuan de Witte Hoos (Ubite), O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de CubaBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
24 Sep39.4AppointedMarcello CerviniBishop of Reggio Emilia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedDiego da Silva, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
AppointedBernardo da Cruz, O.P. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedClaude de Longwy de GivryAdministrator of Amiens, FranceCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
AppointedFernando de Menezes Coutinho e VasconcellosArchbishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
AppointedDiego de Ortiz de VilhegasBishop of Ceuta, Spain
AppointedRodrigo PinheiroBishop of Angra, PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
28.6AppointedHenrique de PortugalArchbishop of Évora, PortugalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedFabio VigiliBishop of Spoleto, Italy
5 OctDiedGiovanni dei TagliacozziBishop of Chioggia, Italy
6 OctDiedFrancisco de Mendavia, O.S.H. †Bishop of Nicaragua
7 Oct40.8DiedPedro Fernández ManriqueCardinal, Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
DiedCristoforo GiacobazziCardinal, Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
20 OctBornAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)CalitriCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
5 Nov39.5InstalledMarcello CerviniCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedLeonhard HallerAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
AppointedLeonhard HallerTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
AppointedAlberto Pascaleo, O.P. †Bishop of Chioggia, Italy
65.8DiedFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Former Administrator of Acerno, Italy
17.8AppointedGiacomo SavelliAdministrator of Nicastro, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedEnrique de Villalobos XeresBishop of Squillace, Italy
11 NovAppointedAntoine Le TonnellierTitular Bishop of Damascus
26.9SelectedWolfgang von SalmBishop of Passau, Germany
15 NovAppointedMatteo Grifoni, O.S.B. †Bishop of Trivento, Italy
44.9AppointedFabio MignaneliiBishop of Lucera, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedAscanio ParisaniAdministrator of Muro Lucano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Rimini, Italy
AppointedBlosio PalladioBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 DecBornGiovanni Vincenzo Gonzaga, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Alessio
10 DecAppointedDomingo Cubels, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Malta
48.9ConfirmedJohann Ludwig von HagenArchbishop of Trier, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
40.8AppointedReginald PoleCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
22.1AppointedGuido Ascanio Sforza di Santa FioraCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
18 Dec60.3DiedCesare RiarioAdministrator of Málaga, Spain
19 Dec41.0Ordained BishopThomas ThirlbyBishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Ely, England, Great Britain
27 DecOrdained BishopAndrés de Fuentsalida, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Messina, Italy
29 Dec50.0Ordained PriestFranz von WaldeckPriest of Münster, GermanyBishop
31 DecBornSilvio AntonianoRome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Salvatore in Lauro

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