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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornFrancisco de ArribaBishop-Elect of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
BornPompeio ArrigoniCardinal, Archbishop of Benevento, Italy
DiedDionisio de Avila, O. de M. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
56.1AppointedJohn Balgus, O. Carm. †Bishop of Ossory, Ireland
DiedJános BarlabássyBishop of Csanád, Hungary
13.0SelectedSigismund von BrandenburgArchbishop of Magdeburg, GermanyFormer Archbishop-Elect
13.0SelectedSigismund von BrandenburgBishop of Halberstadt, GermanyFormer Archbishop-Elect of Magdeburg, Germany
BornCamillo CaetaniTitular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria}
Ordained BishopTomás Casillas, O.P. †Bishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
DiedCristóvão de CastroBishop of Guarda, Portugal
BornLuis Cerqueira, S.J. †Bishop of Funay (Funai), Japan
DiedJuan CordellaBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
27.8Ordained BishopGiorgio CornaroBishop of Treviso, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedFrançois de CréquiBishop of Thérouanne, FranceBishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedGiovanni Domenico de CupisAdministrator of Recanati, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedAntonius de Ciudad Rodrigo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
DiedBernardo Antonio de’ MediciBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
BornSigismondo DonatiBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
BornEnrique Enríquez de Almansa Manrique, O.S.A. †Bishop of Plasencia, Spain
DiedLuigi Magnasco di Santa FioraBishop of Assisi, Italy
BornAlfonso Manzanedo de QuiñonesTitular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
BornAndrás MonoszlóyBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
DiedBernard d’OrnézanBishop of Lombez, France
BornRui Pires da VeigaBishop of Elvas, Portugal
37.2Ordained BishopMaurizio PietraCoadjutor Bishop of Vigevano, ItalyBishop
30.0ResignedFrançois de PisseleuBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
78.0ResignedLivio PodocathorArchbishop of Nicosia, CyprusArchbishop Emeritus
DiedGeoffroi de PompadourBishop of Périgueux (Vesuna), France
DiedLuca RinaldiBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
BornKarel-Filips de RodoanBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
DiedGiovanni RotaAuxiliary Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
DiedBernardo SancioBishop of L’Aquila, Italy
ResignedVittore SoranzoBishop of Bergamo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
42.0SelectedShimun (Jean-Simon) Sulaqa (Sulaka)Patriarch of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
BornMartín Terrer Valenzuela, O.S.A. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
BornLudovico de Torres (II)Cardinal, Archbishop of Monreale, Italy
BornAlfonso Visconti, C.O. †Cardinal, Bishop of Spoleto, Italy
Ordained BishopDaniel Vocacio, O.F.M. †Bishop of Duvno, Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopWenzel , O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad IaterumAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
3 Jan64.8DiedHeinrich von der PfalzBishop of Worms, Germany
64.8DiedHeinrich von RheinBishop-Elect of Freising, Germany
8 JanAppointedJacopo CortesiTitular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria}Bishop of Vaison, France
AppointedGeorg Waldeisen (Kalteiser)Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedGeorg Waldeisen (Kalteiser)Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
15 JanDiedCarlo TraversariBishop of Segni, Italy
16 Jan53.0DiedNiccolò GaddiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Via Lata
17 JanDiedGiovanni Battista CastromedianoBishop of Lecce, Italy
18 JanAppointedAmbrogio MonticoliBishop of Segni, Italy
20 JanBornSebastian BreuningAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
31 Jan54.0Ordained BishopAchille GrassiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
FebDiedAntoine de VienneBishop of Chalons-sur-Saône, France
2 Feb56.1Ordained BishopJohn Balgus, O. Carm. †Bishop of Ossory, Ireland
6 FebBornSimón Vicente Bauzá, O.P. †Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
56.0DiedFriedrich NauseaBishop of Wien, Austria
7 Feb55.0Ordained BishopPedro Fernandes SardinhaBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
12 FebAppointedPietro CamaianiBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
51.6ResignedFederico CesiAdministrator of Caserta, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
36.1AppointedGirolamo FedericiBishop of Sagone (Sagona), FranceBishop of Lodi, Italy
AppointedVittore de FranceschiBishop of Famagusta, Cyprus
51.1AppointedBraccio MartelliBishop of Lecce, Italy
50.1AppointedAntonio Bernardi della MirandolaBishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
15 FebSelectedLeo Lösch von HilkershausenBishop of Freising, Germany
16 FebResignedGerolamo de CaroTitular Archbishop of NazarethArchbishop Emeritus
18 Feb50.1Ordained BishopAntonio Bernardi della MirandolaBishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 FebBornMelchior KleslCardinal, Bishop of Wien, Austria
MarDiedGyörgy TompaBishop of Pécs, Hungary
9 MarAppointedTiberio MutiBishop of Assisi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
29.1AppointedGiacomo SavelliCardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
26.0AppointedNiccolò Caetani di SermonetaCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
33.2AppointedGuido Ascanio Sforza di Santa FioraCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
13 MarAppointedSimone GattolaBishop of Venosa, Italy
19 Mar38.3AppointedGiovanni Andrea Candido, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Gerace, Italy
20 Mar50.2Ordained BishopJakub UchańskiBishop of Chełm, PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
23 Mar59.2ResignedLouis de Bourbon de Vendôme (II)Bishop of Laon, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedJean Doc, O.S.B. †Bishop of Laon, France
59.1InstalledGiovanni PoggioCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tropea, Italy
24 MarDiedLeonardo BenzoniBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
27 MarOrdained BishopJohann von SchönbergBishop of Gurk, Austria
2 Apr56.2AppointedJuan de los Barrios, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Santa Marta, ColombiaArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
10 AprOrdained BishopJohann HorneburgBishop of Lebus, Germany
27 AprAppointedGiulio GentileBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
AppointedGuillaume HauwereAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
AppointedGuillaume HauwereTitular Bishop of SareptaAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
AppointedJean de MorvilliersBishop of Orléans, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedCostantino Piccioni, O.S.A. †Bishop of Scala, ItalyBishop of Cortona, Italy
28 AprOrdained BishopJan LubodzieskiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
1 MayOrdained BishopJean Doc, O.S.B. †Bishop of Laon, France
11 MayAppointedAnastasio Umberto Dandini, O.S.B. †Bishop of Imola, Italy
43.3ResignedGirolamo DandiniBishop of Imola, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
ConfirmedLeo Lösch von HilkershausenBishop of Freising, Germany
AppointedFrancesco MonaldiAuxiliary Bishop of Chieti, Italy
AppointedFrancesco MonaldiTitular Bishop of TarsusAuxiliary Bishop of Chieti, Italy
28 May52.4DiedMarcello CrescenziCardinal, Administrator of Conza, Italy
30 May51.7Elevated to CardinalSebastiano Antonio PighiniCardinal, Archbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
Jun38.5Ordained BishopGiovanni Andrea Candido, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Gerace, Italy
3 Jun68.4AppointedAmbrogio Catarino Politi, O.P. †Archbishop of Conza, Italy
AppointedAntonio Simeoni (Menecussis), O.S.B. †Bishop of Minori, ItalyBishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
12 JunOrdained BishopLeo Lösch von HilkershausenBishop of Freising, Germany
22 Jun55.4InstalledPedro Fernandes SardinhaBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 Jun72.4AppointedMiguel da SilvaCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
31.7ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Viseu, PortugalCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
51.7InstalledSebastiano Antonio PighiniCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Archbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
AppointedGonçalo PinheiroBishop of Viseu, Portugal
70.3AppointedTomás de San Martín, O.P. †Bishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
28 JunAppointedGregorio de Beteta, O.P. †Bishop of Cartagena, ColombiaFormer Bishop-Elect
11 JulBornOttavio ParaviciniCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
BornFlaminio PiattiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della Pace
15 Jul37.8AppointedProspero Publicola SantacroceApostolic Nuncio to FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
17 Jul28.5Ordained DeaconJames BeatonDeaconArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
20 Jul28.5Ordained PriestJames BeatonPriestArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
14 Aug71.6DiedPhilipp von FlersheimBishop of Speyer, Germany
15 Aug75.5DiedHermann zu WiedArchbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
18 AugBornJan von SitschBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
21 AugOrdained BishopGuillaume HauwereTitular Bishop of SareptaAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
24 Aug21.6ConfirmedFriedrich von BrandenburgArchbishop of Magdeburg, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
AppointedGerardo BusdragiTitular Bishop of ArgosAuxiliary Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
AppointedJorge de Santiago, O.P. †Bishop of Angra, Portugal
33.8AppointedNicolas de PellèveBishop of Amiens, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
AppointedRodrigo PinheiroBishop of Porto, Portugal
AppointedCaesar Podocathor, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Archbishop of Nicosia, Cyprus
AppointedGregorius Silvius, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Liège, Belgium
AppointedGregorius Silvius, O.P. †Titular Bishop of ThagasteAuxiliary Bishop of Liège, Belgium
28 Aug28.6Ordained BishopJames BeatonArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
10 Sep19.4ResignedGiulio della RovereAdministrator of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
12 SepAppointedLudovico de ArgentisBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
AppointedAntonio BenedettiBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
21.7ConfirmedFriedrich von BrandenburgBishop of Halberstadt, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Magdeburg, Germany
43.6AppointedMelchor Cano, O.P. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
43.6AppointedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Bishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedAntoine OlivierBishop of Lombez, France
16 SepBornCarlo BrogliaArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
DiedFernando Niño de GuevaraPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
AppointedÉtienne Martel de BacquevilleBishop of Coutances, France
17 SepBornCamillo BorghesePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
25 SepDiedCristóbal BarrionuevoAuxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
28 SepAppointedPietro Paolo Caporelli, O.F.M. †Bishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
OctDiedBernardino Silverii-PiccolominiArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
2 Oct21.8DiedFriedrich von BrandenburgArchbishop-Elect of Magdeburg, Germany
3 Oct28.7SelectedRudolf von FrankensteinBishop of Speyer, Germany
7 OctDiedAlessandro GuidiccioniBishop Emeritus of Ajaccio, France
9 OctDiedJean de BuzBishop of Meaux, France
14 Oct78.7ResignedCuthbert TunstallBishop of Durham, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
22 OctAppointedBartolomeo AlbaniArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
74.4AppointedGaleazzo FlorimonteBishop of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedAdriano FusconeBishop of Aquino, Italy
AppointedMiguel PuigBishop of Urgell, SpainBishop of Lérida, Spain
27 Oct91.8DiedGaleazzo PietraBishop of Vigevano, Italy
38.0SucceededMaurizio PietraBishop of Vigevano, Italy
NovBornJacques Suarez de Sainte-Marie, O.F.M. †Bishop of Sées {Séez}, France
14 Nov28.8ConfirmedRudolf von FrankensteinBishop of Speyer, Germany
28 NovAppointedDietrich von Rothenstein (Bettendorf)Bishop of Worms, Germany
Dec70.7Ordained BishopTomás de San Martín, O.P. †Bishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
8 Dec49.0DiedMoritz von HuttenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
11 Dec41.9SucceededGiulio GiovioBishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, ItalyBishop Emeritus
69.6DiedPaolo Giovio (il Vecchio)Bishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
43.8InstalledGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Bishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
14 DecAppointedGiovanni Andrea CaffarelliBishop of Fondi (Fundi), ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedGiacomo de’ GiacomelliBishop of Belcastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni Angelo PellegriniBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
AppointedAntonio Gaspar Rodríguez, O.F.M. †Bishop of Montemarano, ItalyArchbishop of Lanciano, Italy
22 Dec58.9SelectedEberhard von HirnheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany

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