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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedFranz Abstemius BornemissaBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
AppointedAlonso Cristóbal ArguelladaAuxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
Ordained BishopMelchior BoliagoaTitular Bishop of FesseëAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
DiedCésar des Bourguignons (Bourgogne)Bishop of Limoges, France
BornTroiano Bozzuto, C.O. †Bishop of Capri, Italy
BornJoão de BragançaBishop of Viseu, Portugal
DiedAmbroise Buttigeg, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hauara
BornVincenzo CaputoBishop of Andria, Italy
DiedGiovanni Antonio CarafaBishop of Venafro, Italy
DiedLucas CeratoAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
Ordained BishopAntonio Corrionero de BabilafuenteBishop of Almería, Spain
62.0ResignedBonaventura Fauni-Pio, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGregorio de Alarcón, O.A.D. †Bishop of Santiago de Cuba
BornMarco Agrippa DandiniBishop of Jesi, Italy
Ordained BishopAndrés de la CuestaBishop of León, Spain
BornAntonio de DominisBishop of Senj, Croatia
BornJuan Fernández ValdiviesoBishop-Elect of Valladolid, Spain
DiedFilucio (Figliuccio) de Filucci (Figliucci)Bishop of Chiusi, Italy
55.0AppointedAntonio de Fonseca, O.S.A. †Patriarch of West Indies, SpainBishop Emeritus of Pamplona, Spain
BornAntonio Gallart TraginerBishop of Vic, Spain
BornMiguel Angulo Gómez de Carvajal, O.S. †Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
SelectedAlexander GordonArchbishop (Personal Title) of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
BornFrancisco González Zárate (de Gamarra)Bishop of Ávila, Spain
DiedAndrea GrimaldiBishop of Nebbio, France
Ordained BishopFrancisco Guaresma, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Tanger, Morocco
38.4AppointedVincenzo Giustiniani, O.P. †Master General of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Sabina
BornAntoiné Hébrard de Saint-SulpiceBishop of Cahors, France
BornClaude de La Barre, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
30.2Ordained PriestJohn Lesley (Leslie)PriestBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
24.0Ordained PriestLuis López de Solís, O.E.S.A. †Priest of Order of Hermits of St. AugustineArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
BornLanfranco MargottiCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
BornFelipe MarimónBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
DiedFrançois de MaunyArchbishop of Bordeaux, France
ResignedGiovanni Domenico MoriconiBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedBartolomeo OrsucciBishop of Lavello, Italy
BornLuis Pereira de MirandaBishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
BornJuan Pérez de Espinosa, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
Ordained BishopJeronimo Pereyra, O.P. †Titular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of Évora, Portugal
BornLudovico SaregoBishop Emeritus of Adria, Italy
AppointedChristoph SchlattlBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
DiedAlexander ScutarinusBishop of Tinos, Greece
BornLouis de Salignac de La Mothe-FénelonBishop of Sarlat, France
BornBonaventura Secusio, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Catania, Italy
DiedNicolò SicardiBishop of Vico Equense, Italy
BornGabriel Sora AguerriBishop of Albarracin, Spain
56.0ResignedJacques-Paul SpifameBishop of Nevers, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedFrançois de Saint RagondAuxiliary Bishop of Thérouanne, France
BornFerdinando TavernaCardinal, Bishop of Novara, Italy
DiedUrbain TextorigBishop of Ljubljana (Laybach; Laibach), Slovenia
BornPaolo Tolosa, C.R. †Archbishop of Chieti, Italy
AppointedJános ÚjlakyBishop of Knin (Tinin), CroatiaBishop of Vác, Hungary
BornHector ValladaresBishop of Ceuta, Spain
63.1SelectedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Verden, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
63.1SelectedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgArchbishop of Bremen (and Hamberg), GermanyArchbishop-Elect
BornJuan Venido Castilla, O.F.M. †Bishop of Orense, Spain
BornOttavio VialeBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
49.0Ordained BishopGregor VirneburgTitular Bishop of AzotusAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
ResignedGirolamo ZacconiBishop of Strongoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 JanAppointedMarco AntonioArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
37.2ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Benevento, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
16 JanOrdained BishopPierre RagueneauBishop of Marseille, FranceBishop Emeritus
22 Jan71.0DiedChristoph von Braunschweig-LüneburgArchbishop of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
1 FebDiedDominique du GabreBishop of Lodève, France
2 Feb47.0ProfessedBl. Paolo (Scipione) Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Member of Congregation of Clerics RegularCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
4 FebAppointedDomenico Casabianca, O.P. †Bishop of Vico Equense, Italy
AppointedAntoine CiurliBishop of Badajoz, SpainBishop of Budua (Budva), Montenegro
AppointedGaspar de Leão PereiraArchbishop of Goa, India
AppointedJorge de Santa Luzia, O.P. †Bishop of Malacca, Singapore
AppointedJorge Temudo, O.P. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaArchbishop of Goa, India
13 FebOrdained BishopJohann Pennarius, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of CyreneAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
17 Feb62.1DiedHieronymus MeittingBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
27 Feb55.1Ordained BishopBartolomé de Carranza y Miranda, O.P. †Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
3 MarDiedLuca GauricoBishop Emeritus of Civitate (Città or Civita), Italy
5 Mar47.1Ordained DeaconBl. Paolo (Scipione) Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Deacon of Congregation of Clerics RegularCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
8 Mar56.3DiedPietro Bertani, O.P. †Cardinal, Bishop of Fano, Italy
23 MarAppointedBiagio AldobrandiniAuxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
AppointedBiagio AldobrandiniTitular Bishop of BellineAuxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
33.9AppointedPietro Fauno CostacciaroBishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop of Vigevano, Italy
AppointedNicolas Guérin, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
AppointedNicolas Guérin, O. Cist. †Bishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, AlbaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
51.2AppointedJean Henry, O.F.M. Conv. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
51.2AppointedJean Henry, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of DamascusAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
AppointedAndre JubizaBishop of Dulcigno (Olcini, Olgun), Albania
AppointedSébastien de L’AubespineBishop of Limoges, France
39.2AppointedPedro LeitãoBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
AppointedPierre de MarcillyBishop of Autun, France
25 MarDiedAnastasio Umberto Dandini, O.S.B. †Bishop of Imola, Italy
63.2DiedGirolamo DoriaCardinal, Administrator of Tarragona, Spain
26 Mar47.2Ordained PriestBl. Paolo (Scipione) Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Priest of Congregation of Clerics RegularCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
27 Mar36.2Ordained BishopGiovanni Carlo BovioBishop of Ostuni, ItalyArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
Apr75.2DiedWilliam Peto, O.F.M. Obs. †Cardinal, Bishop of Salisbury, England, Great Britain
3 AprOrdained BishopJorge de Santa Luzia, O.P. †Bishop of Malacca, Singapore
4 AprDiedClaude DodieuBishop of Rennes, France
14 Apr58.2DiedMelchior Zobel von GiebelstadtBishop of Würzburg, Germany
21 AprResignedBaltasar de Heredia, O.P. †Archbishop of Cagliari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
MayDiedBartolomeo AlbaniArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
13 May48.3AppointedJan PrzerębskiBishop of Chełm, PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
15 MayDiedVittore SoranzoBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
21 MayDiedWilliam GlynBishop of Bangor, Wales, Great Britain
23 MayAppointedFrancisco TomásBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
24 MayDiedFrancisco Roures, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tarragona, Spain
4 JunDiedRafael Llinás, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
15 JunBornAndreas von Austria (Österreich)Cardinal, Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedMatteo ZacconiBishop of Strongoli, Italy
18 JunDiedAnton von SchaumbergArchbishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
21 Jun57.9DiedFilippo ArchintoArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
22 JunDiedGian Matteo Luchi (di Luca)Bishop of Tropea, Italy
20 JulAppointedAndrea Matteo Acquaviva d’AragonaBishop of Venafro, ItalyArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
56.5AppointedUgo BoncompagniBishop of Vieste, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
59.3AppointedGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
52.5AppointedAntonio ElioTitular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
SucceededAgostino LippomanoBishop of Verona, Italy
61.5AppointedLuigi LippomanoBishop of Bergamo, Italy
AppointedLupe Martínez LagunillaBishop of Elne, France
48.5AppointedGiulio Pavesi, O.P. †Archbishop of Sorrento, Italy
22 Jul18.5ProfessedAndrés de Ubilla, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Michoacán, México
25 JulOrdained BishopErasmus PagendorferTitular Bishop of Symbalia (Cembalo)Auxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
26 JulSelectedJohann Gebhard von MansfeldArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
31 JulOrdained BishopPierre BertrandBishop of Cahors, France
AugDiedJohn HepburnBishop of Brechin, Scotland, Great Britain
48.5AppointedGiulio Pavesi, O.P. †Apostolic Nuncio to Naples, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
5 Aug59.5DiedPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
8 AugAppointedCamillo MentovatoApostolic Nuncio to PolandBishop of Satriano e Campagna, Italy
15 Aug71.6DiedGeorge Dowdall, O. Crucif. †Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland
24 AugAppointedAntonio FioribelloBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedJohn Hopton, O.P. †Bishop of Norwich, England, Great Britain
52.0AppointedSalvatore PaciniBishop of Chiusi, Italy
Ordained PriestChristoph SchlattlPriestBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
28 AugBornAgustín de Carvajal, O.S.A. †Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru
Ordained BishopChristoph SchlattlBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
SepDiedAndrew Durie, O. Cist. †Bishop of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
6 SepDiedRobert Reid, O. Cist. †Bishop of Orkney (Kirkwall), Scotland, Great Britain
7 Sep46.6DiedJames BrooksBishop of Gloucester, England, Great Britain
15 SepDiedDiego Fernández de Córdoba VelascoBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
OctAppointedFrancis MalletBishop of Salisbury, England, Great BritainBishop-Elect
1 OctDiedDavid PaniterBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
9 OctOrdained BishopPierre de MarcillyBishop of Autun, France
21 OctAppointedDiego Alava EsquivelBishop of Córdoba, Spain
AppointedFrancisco de Santa María Benavides Velasco, O.S.H. †Bishop of Segovia, Spain
51.8AppointedGaspar Zúñiga y AvellanedaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
25 OctBornOttavio BandiniCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Fermo, Italy
2 Nov63.8DiedPeter Rauch, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
4 Nov51.8ResignedJuan Bautista (Giovanni Battista) CampeggioBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop Emeritus
DiedBaltasar de Heredia, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
AppointedAntonio Paragües Castillejo, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Cagliari, Italy
48.8AppointedJan PrzerębskiCoadjutor Archbishop of Gniezno, PolandArchbishop
50.9AppointedFriedrich von WirsbergBishop of Würzburg, Germany
17 Nov58.7DiedReginald PoleCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
20 NovDiedMaurice GriffithBishop of Rochester, England, Great Britain
28 NovAppointedBaldo FerratiniBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedAgostino Maria Salvago, O.P. †Bishop of Acci (Accia), FranceArchbishop of Genova, Italy
DecDiedJohn ChristophersonBishop of Chichester, England, Great Britain
8 DecBornFrançois de La RochefoucauldCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Senlis, France
16 DecAppointedFilippo de Arighetti, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Nebbio, France
18.4AppointedAlfonso CarafaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
67.9AppointedGiovanni Battista ConsiglieriCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
35.9AppointedGiacomo SavelliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
20 DecDiedJohn HolymanBishop of Bristol, England, Great Britain
23 Dec40.9ConfirmedMaximilien de BerghesBishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop of Cambrai, France
50.1ConfirmedBernhard von RaesfeldBishop of Münster, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
24 DecDiedDomenico SommaBishop of Bisignano, Italy

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