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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornPedro de Agurto, O.S.A. †Mexico City, MéxicoBishop of Cebu, Philippines
BornAntonio AtzoriBishop of Bosa, Italy
DiedRichard BarrettBishop of Killala, Ireland
69.0AppointedGerolamo BorgiaBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
BornAndrés Cabrera BobadillaSegoviaArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
BornGiovanni Ambrogio CacciaBishop Emeritus of Castro [del Lazio], Italy
ResignedRosmano CasamassimaBishop of Polignano (Polinianum), ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedFlorent CoquerelleArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
DiedSebastiano Deli di Castel DuranteBishop of Bitonto, Italy
DiedImperiale DoriaBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
ResignedJean de PlasBishop of Bazas, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornAntónio de Sousa, O.P. †LisbonBishop of Viseu, Portugal
DiedAntonello EustachiBishop of Lesina, Italy
23.2AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Bitonto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
DiedGaspar FloresBishop of Salpi (Salapia), Italy
45.0ResignedNiccolò GaddiBishop of Fermo, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Via Lata
BornAlonso González AguilarVilladiezmaBishop of León, Spain
DiedHérard de Grossoles de FlamarensBishop of Condom, France
64.0DiedMatthias von JagowBishop Emeritus of Brandenburg, Germany
DiedJean-Philibert de Loriol de ChâlesBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
DiedPietro de’ MarchesiBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
DiedSilvio Messaglia, O. Cist. †Bishop of Avellino e Frigento, Italy
BornJuan Orozco Covarrubias y LeivaToledoBishop of Guadix, Spain
BornGirolamo PamphiljRome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Biagio dell’Anello
BornHoratius RapariusBishop of Alessano, Italy
AppointedDomingo Romeo, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Gerona, Spain
AppointedDomingo Romeo, O.P. †Titular Bishop of UticaAuxiliary Bishop of Gerona, Spain
ResignedDiego de Sarmiento, O. Cart. †Bishop of Santiago de CubaBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
BornFrancesco ScottiBishop of Termoli, Italy
ResignedBartolomeo SirigoBishop of Castellaneta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedLorenzo Spada, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
DiedSebastián de Valladolid, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Orense, Spain
4 Jan60.0DiedSigismund von LindenauBishop of Merseburg, Germany
23 Jan20.3AppointedCharles Bourbon de VendômeBishop of Saintes, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
24 JanDiedGeorge CrichtonBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
27 JanDiedErasmus ManteuffelBishop of Kammin (Camin), Germany
30 Jan26.1AppointedJacopo Nacchianti, O.P. †Bishop of Chioggia, Italy
AppointedPanfilo StrassoldoArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
18 Feb73.7AppointedPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
AppointedOdoardo CicalaBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
AppointedPietro LippomanoBishop of Verona, Italy
29 Feb42.8AppointedMarcello CerviniBishop of Gubbio, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
44.2AppointedJuan Solano, O.P. †Bishop of Cuzco, PeruBishop Emeritus
AppointedAntonio de Valdivieso, O.P. †Bishop of Nicaragua
11 Mar24.6Ordained PriestGiovanni Antonio Facchinetti de NucePriestPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
15 Mar74.2DiedDominik Malachowski, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, Poland
16 MarOrdained BishopClaude de La GuicheBishop of Agde, FranceBishop Emeritus of Mirepoix, France
17 MarAppointedPietro Antonio CasamassimaBishop of Polignano (Polinianum), Italy
22 MarDiedJohan MånssonArchbishop of Uppsala, Sweden
26 MarDiedGiovanni CarandoletArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
30 Mar69.4Ordained BishopBartolomé de las Casas (Casaus), O.P. †Bishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop Emeritus
2 AprAppointedGiorgio AndreasiBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
40.7AppointedGiovanni Della CasaArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
ResignedFrancesco della RovereArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
2 May40.3AppointedPablo Gil de TalaveraBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
4 May67.3DiedPierre de La BaumeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
5 May60.3DiedSebastian BranickiBishop of Poznań, Poland
9 MayAppointedDomenico Stella, O.P. †Bishop of Salpi (Salapia), ItalyBishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), Slovenia
4 Jun56.7AppointedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MonteBishop of Pavia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGian Antonio Fassano (Phassarus, Fasside)Auxiliary Bishop of Monreale, Italy
AppointedGian Antonio Fassano (Phassarus, Fasside)Titular Bishop of ChristopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Monreale, Italy
AppointedGeorg Flach, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
AppointedGeorg Flach, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of SalonaAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
46.2ResignedJean de LorraineAdministrator of Verdun, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedOlav MånssonArchbishop of Uppsala, Sweden
AppointedFrancisco Roures, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tarragona, Spain
AppointedFrancisco Roures, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad IaterumAuxiliary Bishop of Tarragona, Spain
19 JunOrdained BishopDomingo Romeo, O.P. †Titular Bishop of UticaAuxiliary Bishop of Gerona, Spain
25 Jun56.8ResignedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MonteArchbishop of Manfredonia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedBaldassare Monaco, O.S.A. †Bishop of Lesina, Italy
DiedJohannes MünsterAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
45.6AppointedGiovanni RicciArchbishop of Manfredonia, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Pisa, Italy
30 JunOrdained BishopGian Antonio Fassano (Phassarus, Fasside)Titular Bishop of ChristopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Monreale, Italy
4 JulAppointedBiagio Fabrizio di Cresseno, O.F.M. †Bishop of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
DiedDiego de Ortiz de VilhegasBishop of Ceuta, Spain
30 JulDiedFrancesco CarafaArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
42.1AppointedGirolamo Recanati CapodiferroBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Nice, France
DiedGiuliano SoderiniBishop of Saintes, France
Aug44.6SelectedMelchior Zobel von GiebelstadtBishop of Würzburg, Germany
4 Aug54.6DiedKonrad von BibraBishop-Elect of Würzburg, Germany
8 AugAppointedGiovanni de TheltoniciisTitular Bishop of Verissa
13 Aug52.6ResignedJean du BellayAdministrator of Limoges, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
14.0AppointedRanuccio Farnese, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Administrator of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
51.6AppointedAntoine Sanguin de MeudonBishop of Limoges, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
16 AugDiedCorneille de BerghesBishop of Liège, Belgium
40.6SucceededJorge de AustriaBishop of Liège, Belgium
21 AugBornLuís de Figueiredo e LemosPortoBishop of Funchal, Portugal
13 Sep62.7DiedEdward LeeArchbishop of York, England, Great Britain
29 SepBornGiovanni de’ Medici (Jr.)FlorenceCardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Pisa, Italy
7 OctDiedArnau (Arnaldo) Alberti (Albertini)Bishop of Patti, Italy
10 Oct57.8AppointedPaweł Dunin-WolskiBishop of Poznań, Poland
44.6AppointedRodolfo PioAdministrator of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedTeodoro PioBishop of Faenza, Italy
45.8AppointedPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
57.9AppointedSt. Tomás Garcia Martinez (de Villanueva), O.S.A. †Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
12 Oct60.0DiedAntonio PucciCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
17 Oct74.4AppointedPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
68.3AppointedGian Pietro CarafaCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
55.7AppointedUberto GambaraCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
44.7AppointedRodolfo PioCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
80.4AppointedRoberto PucciCardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
54.6AppointedGiovanni SalviatiCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
22 OctAppointedFrancesco ColonnaArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
AppointedAnnet de PlasBishop of Bazas, France
23 OctDiedAlfonso Oliva, O.S.A. †Archbishop of Amalfi, Italy
27 OctAppointedTommaso Caselli, O.P. †Bishop of Bertinoro, ItalyBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), Italy
24.1ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Bitonto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedBerenguer GombauBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
AppointedCornelio Musso, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Bitonto, Italy
AppointedMario RuffinoBishop of Sarno, ItalyBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
51.0AppointedFrancesco SfondratiArchbishop of Amalfi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Cremona, Italy
44.8ConfirmedMelchior Zobel von GiebelstadtBishop of Würzburg, Germany
8 NovOrdained BishopAntonio de Valdivieso, O.P. †Bishop of Nicaragua
14 NovAppointedErasmus de Cracovia, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, Poland
AppointedErasmus de Cracovia, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków, Poland
35.9AppointedGirolamo DandiniBishop of Caserta, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Imola, Italy
AppointedFrancisco FríasBishop of Ario, GreeceBishop Emeritus
AppointedMarco SalvidiBishop of San Leone, Italy
47.9AppointedGirolamo VeralloArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
22 NovDiedMartín de GurreaBishop of Huesca, Spain
7 Dec58.1Ordained BishopSt. Tomás Garcia Martinez (de Villanueva), O.S.A. †Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
8 Dec57.9Ordained PriestPaweł Dunin-WolskiPriestBishop of Poznań, Poland
Ordained BishopFrancisco FríasBishop of Ario, GreeceBishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopMarco SalvidiBishop of San Leone, Italy
14 Dec65.0DiedStanisław TarłoBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
17 Dec53.0AppointedJean du BellayAdministrator of Bordeaux, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
AppointedJohn HamiltonBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
AppointedGeorg SchweickerAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
AppointedGeorg SchweickerTitular Bishop of DauliaAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
19 Dec43.0Elevated to CardinalNiccolò ArdinghelliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Fossombrone, Italy
60.0Elevated to CardinalGaspar Ávalos de la CuevaCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
44.5Elevated to CardinalFederico CesiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
33.0Elevated to CardinalAndrea CornaroCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
46.9Elevated to CardinalTiberio CrispoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
45.3Elevated to CardinalBartolomé de la Cueva y ToledoCardinal, Administrator of Manfredonia, Italy
45.0Elevated to CardinalJacques d’AnnebaultCardinal, Bishop of Lisieux, France
44.0Elevated to CardinalGeorges d’ArmagnacCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
37.2Elevated to CardinalDurante DurantiCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
36.2Elevated to CardinalFrancisco Mendoza BobadillaCardinal, Bishop of Burgos, Spain
42.5Elevated to CardinalGirolamo Recanati CapodiferroCardinal, Bishop of Nice, France
51.1Elevated to CardinalFrancesco SfondratiCardinal, Bishop of Cremona, Italy
30.8Elevated to CardinalOtto Truchseß von WaldburgCardinal, Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
24 DecDiedJuan YanesBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain

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