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The Year of Our Lord 1540

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January to June


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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 Emeritus 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
BornPietro CartolariUrbinoBishop of Montefeltro, 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
DiedJános EszékiBishop of Pécs, Hungary
BornJakob FeuchtPfullendorfAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
ResignedGiacomo FramariniBishop of Polignano (Polinianum), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornFederico GonzagaMantuaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
22.3Ordained 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
BornMychajlo RohozaMinsk, BelarusArchbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
BornTaddeo SartiBologneBishop Emeritus of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
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
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
70.0InstalledBartolomeo GuidiccioniCardinal-Priest of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, Bishop of Lucca, Italy
43.0InstalledDionisio 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
67.0InstalledPietro Paolo ParisioCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Bishop of Nusco, Italy
3 Feb36.0Ordained PriestAntonio Hoyos de SalamancaPriestBishop of Gurk, Austria
5 Feb36.0Ordained 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 Apr40.2Ordained BishopEdmund BonnerBishop of London, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
39.2Ordained 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
30.9DiedAfonso de PortugalCardinal, Archbishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
17.2InstalledGiacomo SavelliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in OrpheaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
40.2Ordained 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
40.1AppointedReginald 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
40.3InstalledPedro 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 Jun74.4DiedKonrad von ThüngenBishop of Würzburg, Germany
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