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The Year of Our Lord 1560

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown80.0DiedAntonio del Aguila Vela y PazBishop of Zamora, Spain
BornGiovanni Antonio Angrisani, C.R. †Archbishop of Sorrento, Italy
BornRichard ArthurBishop of Limerick, Ireland
70.0DiedCornelis de BergenBishop Emeritus of Liège, Belgium
DiedGui Bouchard d’AubeterreBishop of Périgueux (Vesuna), France
DiedAngelo Bragadino, O.P. †Bishop of Vicenza, Italy
83.0AppointedMichel BriçonnetBishop of Lodève, FranceBishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopGentien de Bussy d’AmboiseBishop of Tarbes, France
45.0Ordained PriestNicolò Canelles (Canyelles)PriestBishop of Bosa, Italy
BornGiacomo Antonio CaporaliBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
BornPietro Capullio, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Conversano, Italy
DiedGiacomo Antonio CarrozzaBishop of Conversano, Italy
DiedLeonello Cibo (Cybo)Bishop Emeritus of Penne e Atri, Italy
BornBaltazar de Covarrubias y Múñoz, O.S.A. †Bishop of Michoacán, México
DiedFrancesco ColonnaArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
36.7ResignedGianfrancesco CommendoneBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, GreeceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornOttavio Acquaviva d’Aragona (Sr.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
BornAnnibale D’AfflittoArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
BornAdrien d’AmboiseBishop of Tréguier, France
ResignedBernard d’ElbèneBishop of Lodève, FranceBishop of Nîmes, France
BornDomingo (Pedro) de Oña, O. de M. †Bishop of Gaeta, Italy
BornBertrand d’Eschaux (de Chaux)Archbishop of Tours, France
DiedPablo de Torres, O.P. †Bishop of Panamá
DiedAlexander Devereaux, O. Cist. †Bishop of Ferns, Ireland
BornLorenz EiszepfAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
ResignedJacques d’EscoubleauBishop of Maillezais, France
BornJuan (Giovanni) de Espila (Spilla), O.P. †Archbishop of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
39.2AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
DiedGiacomo Antonio Ferduzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy
50.0AppointedPier Francesco FerreroApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
DiedAntonio FilonardiBishop of Veroli, Italy
BornVirgilio Fiorenzi (Fiorentini)Bishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
ResignedAmand de FoixBishop of Mâcon, FranceBishop Emeritus
ResignedJean de FonsecAdministrator of Tulle, FranceFormer Administrator
ResignedGiulio GallettiBishop of Alessano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedLorenzo de Gerardis, O.P. †Bishop of Modruš, Croatia
ResignedGiulio de GrandisBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedGuy Grégoire, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Angers, France
BornVittorio GuariniBishop of Anagni, Italy
BornFrancisco García Guerra, O.P. †Archbishop of México, Federal District
DiedGuillaume HauwereAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
BornRoland HébertArchbishop of Bourges, France
BornGonzalo Hernandez y Hermosillo y Gonzalez, O.S.A. †Bishop of Durango, México
AppointedJean Archbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
AppointedJoseph Bishop of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), Iran
DiedRostaing de La Baume de Suze, O. Cist. †Bishop of Orange, France
BornChristophe de L’EstangBishop of Carcassonne, France
25.0EnteredReginaldo de Lizárraga, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione)
BornValerianus Łubieniecki, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bacău, Romania
38.0AppointedMarcantonio MaffeiVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chieti, Italy
BornPlacido della MarraBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
DiedCamillo MentovatoBishop of Satriano e Campagna, Italy
ResignedBorso MerliBishop of Bobbio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAlfonso ManriqueArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
DiedSébastien di Montfalcon (Montfaucon)Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
24.0Ordained PriestSebastião de Morais de Funchal, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Funay (Funai), Japan
BornPedro Ordóñez y FlórezArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
DiedPedro Oriona, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
DiedFerdinando PandolfiniBishop of Troia, Italy
BornAlessandro PapatodoroBishop of Belcastro, Italy
DiedBalázs PéterváradiBishop of Vác, Hungary
DiedSilverio PetrucciBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
DiedCaesar Podocathor, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Archbishop of Nicosia, Cyprus
44.0ResignedOttaviano della Raverta (Rovere)Apostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
BornGiandomenico Ridolfi, C.R. †Bishop of Oria, Italy
34.0Ordained BishopMikhail Rizzi el-BkoufaniAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonPatriarch
DiedDionisio de Robertis, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
BornGérard de Robin, O.S.A. †Bishop of Lodève, France
BornGiovanni Battista SalvagoBishop of Luni e Sarzana, Italy
BornGiacomo SannesioCardinal, Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
32.0ResignedGianfrancesco SanseverinoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGuillaume SimoninAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
70.0DiedEdward StaplesBishop Emeritus of Meath, Ireland
DiedFerenc ThurzóBishop-Elect of Nitra, Slovakia
13.0ProfessedFernando Trexo y Senabria, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
BornAntonio Valente, O.P. †Bishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
BornJacques van den BorghBishop of Roermond, Netherlands
DiedMarco Quinto Vigerio della RovereBishop of Senigallia, Italy
SucceededUrbano Vigerio della RovereBishop of Senigallia, Italy
BornChristoph WeberAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
BornPaweł WołuckiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
6 Jan60.7InstalledGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
BornJean Le Mire (Miraeus)Bishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
12 JanDiedJohn WhiteBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
16 Jan78.0AppointedJean BertrandCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
47.5AppointedCristoforo MadruzzoCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
19 Jan42.0AppointedGiovanni Andrea MercurioCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
37.0AppointedGiacomo SavelliCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
37.0Ordained PriestGiacomo SavelliPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
21 Jan48.5AppointedIppolito CapilupiBishop of Fano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26 Jan47.5AppointedDiego de Covarrubias y LeivaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
30.0AppointedGirolamo della RovereBishop of Toulon, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
40.5AppointedGiovanni Antonio Facchinetti de NuceBishop of Nicastro, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedFilippo GeriBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop of Assisi, Italy
50.0AppointedMarco Lauro, O.P. †Bishop of Satriano e Campagna, Italy
27.0AppointedFrançois L’EstrangeBishop of Alet, France
51.0AppointedLeonardo Marini, O.P. †Bishop of Lanciano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Alba (Pompea), Italy
AppointedJuan Battista (Giovanni Battista) de Ojeda (Hogeda, Oxeda)Archbishop of Trani, ItalyBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
50.0AppointedFilip PadniewskiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Kraków, Poland
AppointedPompeo Piccolomini de AragonaBishop of Tropea, Italy
50.0AppointedPedro Ponce de LéonBishop of Plasencia, Spain
37.0AppointedGiacomo SavelliAdministrator of Benevento, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
37.0ResignedGiacomo SavelliAdministrator of Nicastro, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
31 Jan21.3Elevated to CardinalSt. Charles BorromeoCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
42.8AppointedCarlo CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
15.3Elevated to CardinalGiovanni de’ Medici (Jr.)Cardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Pisa, Italy
ConfirmedJohann Gebhard von MansfeldArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
41.0Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
Feb32.7ConfirmedJohann LeisentritPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
7 FebAppointedCostantino BonelliBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
21.3AppointedSt. Charles BorromeoAdministrator of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
24.7AppointedGuillaume de St-Marcel d’AvançonArchbishop of Embrun, France
75.0AppointedRobert de LénoncourtCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
75.0ResignedRobert de LénoncourtArchbishop of Embrun, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
75.0ResignedRobert de LénoncourtAdministrator of Auxerre, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
33.0AppointedPhilippe de LénoncourtBishop of Auxerre, FranceCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Index
AppointedOdo Hugh O’Sheridan (Ogendriamus)Bishop of Kilmore, Ireland
AppointedDonagh O’TigheArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
AppointedSante SaccoBishop of Bisignano, Italy
AppointedJean-Baptiste Raimbaud de SimianeBishop of Apt, FranceBishop Emeritus
29.0AppointedVitellozzo VitelliAdministrator of Imola, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
29.0ResignedVitellozzo VitelliBishop of Città di Castello, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedJurja Živković, O.F.M. †Bishop of Senj, Croatia
14 Feb21.3InstalledSt. Charles BorromeoCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
59.1AppointedMatteo ConciniBishop of Cortona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovambattista RicasoliBishop of Pistoia, Italy
41.1InstalledGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniCardinal-Priest of San Giorgio in VelabroCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedStanisław Słomowski (Szbomowski)Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, PolandArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
AppointedStanisław Słomowski (Szbomowski)Titular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
AppointedGiulio (Egidio) Soperchio, O. Carm. †Bishop of Acci (Accia), FranceBishop of Caorle, Italy
57.1AppointedGiovanni Trevisan, O.S.B. †Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
16 Feb68.1DiedJean du BellayCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
17 FebDiedAntoine OlivierBishop of Lombez, France
26 FebDiedFeliks LigęzaArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
Mar53.5ResignedSalvatore PaciniApostolic Nuncio to SpainBishop of Chiusi, Italy
5 Mar71.6DiedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Cardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
DiedAndrzej Spot, O.Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, Poland
6 MarDiedJohann von MünchhausenBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
10 Mar44.1AppointedOttaviano della Raverta (Rovere)Apostolic Nuncio to SpainBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
13 MarAppointedGirolamo BeliardiAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
AppointedGirolamo BeliardiTitular Bishop of Constantia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
78.1AppointedJean BertrandCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
AppointedVentura BuffaliniBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
59.6ResignedFederico CesiAdministrator of Cremona, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
43.0AppointedLuigi CornaroAdministrator of Bergamo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
58.7AppointedClemente d’Olera, O.F.M. Obs. †Cardinal, Bishop of Foligno, Italy
AppointedCesare GesualdoBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
AppointedLouis Grimaldi de BeuilBishop of Vence, FranceBishop Emeritus
75.1AppointedRobert de LénoncourtCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
36.1AppointedKaspar von LogauBishop of Wiener Neustadt, AustriaBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
47.6AppointedCristoforo MadruzzoCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
AppointedFilippo MocenigoArchbishop of Nicosia, Cyprus
51.1AppointedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Cardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
51.1ResignedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Bishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
38.1AppointedCharles d’Escars de PérusseBishop of Poitiers, FranceBishop of Langres, France
AppointedGeorges Salomo de Chypro, O.S.A. †Archbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
46.1ConfirmedMoritz von SandizellBishop of Freising, GermanyBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni Fabrizio SanseverinoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop of Trivento, Italy
41.1AppointedGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniBishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
25.0AppointedNiccolò SfondratiBishop of Cremona, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
71.1AppointedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
17 Mar55.8AppointedStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Apostolic Nuncio to EmperorCardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
21 MarBornPaolo Emilio SfondratiCardinal, Bishop of Cremona, Italy
25 Mar46.2AppointedGiovanni Antonio VolpiApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandBishop of Como, Italy
27 MarAppointedCrispin de BrichanteauBishop of Senlis, FranceBishop-Elect
28.7AppointedFederico Cornaro (Sr.), O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Trogir (Traù), CroatiaCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Pietro Delfino, O.S.A. †Bishop of Cefalonia e Zante, GreeceBishop Emeritus
AppointedGirolamo GallaratiBishop of Nepi e Sutri, ItalyBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
56.1AppointedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Bishop of Mondovi, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedBrandelisio TrottiBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
29 Mar47.1AppointedSebastiano GualterioApostolic Nuncio to FranceBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
43.2ResignedLorenzo LentiApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyBishop of Fermo, Italy
AprOrdained PriestCostantino BonelliPriestBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
DiedRobert CénalisBishop of Avranches, France
3 AprAppointedGiovanni Betta, O.S.B. †Bishop of Trieste, Italy
BornAscanio ColonnaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
5 Apr60.2AppointedJulião de AlvaBishop of Miranda (do Douro), PortugalBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni Paolo AmanioBishop of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
AppointedEtienne BouchierBishop of Quimper, France
AppointedAndrés de NoronhaBishop of Portalegre, PortugalBishop of Plasencia, Spain
34.1ResignedNiccolò Caetani di SermonetaAdministrator of Quimper, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
15 AprOrdained BishopGaspar de Leão PereiraArchbishop of Goa, India
Ordained BishopJorge Temudo, O.P. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaArchbishop of Goa, India
17 AprOrdained BishopCostantino BonelliBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
23 AprAppointedBerardo BongiovanniApostolic Nuncio to PolandBishop of Camerino, Italy
26 AprAppointedTeobaldo BianchiBishop of Sapë, Albania
19.7AppointedAlfonso CarafaCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
63.3AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Archbishop of Tarragona, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
15.5AppointedGiovanni de’ Medici (Jr.)Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Pisa, Italy
AppointedDomenico di GrammaticaBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
62.3AppointedJean HennuyerBishop of Lisieux, France
41.4ResignedGuido Ascanio Sforza di Santa FioraAdministrator of Parma, ItalyCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
26.3AppointedAlessandro SforzaBishop of Parma, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedJean SuauCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mirepoix, France
28 Apr47.7Ordained BishopDiego de Covarrubias y LeivaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
DiedDiego Tavera Ponce de LéonBishop of Jaén, Spain
30 Apr78.3Ordained BishopJean BertrandBishopCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
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