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The Year of Our Lord 1563

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornAntonio de AguilarBishop of Ceuta, Spain
ResignedPietro Giovanni AliottiBishop of Forli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.0ResignedGiovanni CampeggiApostolic Nuncio to PortugalBishop of Bologna, Italy
AppointedNicolo CicalaBishop of Accia and Mariana, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedMarcantonio della CroceBishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
Ordained BishopFrançois de St-Marcel d’AvançonBishop of Grenoble, France
DiedJoannes DomaniewskiBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
BornFrançois de Donnadieu, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saint-Papoul, France
BornClaude d’OrmyBishop of Boulogne (-Sur-Mer), France
30.0AppointedAndrija Dudić (Dudith Sbardellati)Bishop of Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
25.0Ordained PriestNikolaus ElgardPriest of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
BornJerónimo FernandoBishop of Funchal, Portugal
42.0ResignedSebastiano FerreroBishop of Ivrea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestJakob FeuchtPriest of Bamberg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
BornAzarias Friton, O.P. †Archbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
BornClaude de GelasBishop of Agen, France
BornFrancesco Andrea Gelsomini, O.E.S.A. †Bishop of Ascoli Satriano, Italy
52.0DiedGiulio GiovioBishop Emeritus of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
58.0Ordained BishopAntonio Giustiniani, O.P. †Archbishop of Naxos, GreeceBishop of Lipari, Italy
BornPetrus Katich (Catich)Bishop of Prizren, Serbia
BornGiovanni Giacomo MacedonioBishop of Monopoli, Italy
BornAndrea MastrilloArchbishop of Messina, Italy
DiedBorso MerliBishop Emeritus of Bobbio, Italy
BornDemetrii NapragyiBishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
BornGiacomo PassamarArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
BornDomenico PichiBishop of Amelia, Italy
BornPaolo Pico, O.P. †Bishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
BornGregorio PomodoroBishop of Larino, Italy
BornMaciej PstrokońskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
DiedSante SaccoBishop of Bisignano, Italy
DiedPietro SannaArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
BornMiguel Santos de SampedroArchbishop of Granada, Spain
BornInnocentius Stoicinus, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste TiercelinBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedBrandelisio TrottiBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
DiedJuan del ValleBishop of Popayán, Colombia
BornDiego Vela BecerrilBishop of Tui, Spain
ResignedNicolò Vernely (Verneey)Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedDaniel Vocacio, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, SpainBishop Emeritus of Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2 Jan58.0DiedGirolamo FoscariBishop of Torcello (Turris), Italy
3 Jan28.0AppointedIñigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Administrator of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
33.5AppointedGiovanni DelfinoBishop of Torcello (Turris), ItalyBishop of Brescia, Italy
4 JanDiedPhilippe NigriBishop-Elect of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
5 JanDiedDomingo Romeo, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Gerona, Spain
6 Jan13.4Elevated to CardinalFerdinando de’ Medici
22.5Elevated to CardinalFederico GonzagaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
BornJohann Christoph von WesterstettenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
24 Jan29.0Ordained BishopAntonio Puteo (del Pozzo)Archbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
30 JanAppointedLuigi CavalcantiBishop of Bisignano, Italy
AppointedEgidio Falcetta de CinguloBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
AppointedAlessandro GadalettaBishop of Nusco, Italy
AppointedAntonio Giannotti da MontagnanaBishop of Forli, ItalyArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
AppointedDonato LaurentiBishop of Ariano, Italy
AppointedGiulio (Egidio) Soperchio, O. Carm. †Bishop of Caorle, Italy
4 FebDiedGuglielmo di BrandeburgoArchbishop of Riga, Latvia
15 FebAppointedAlessandro Mollo (Moro)Bishop of Minori, Italy
20 Feb79.1DiedPedro Alvarez de AcostaBishop of Osma, Spain
3 Mar57.2DiedErcole GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
17 Mar56.6AppointedGirolamo Garimberti (Galimbertu)Bishop of Gallese, ItalyBishop Emeritus
44.2AppointedGirolamo Guglielmi (Vielmi), O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Padova {Padua}, ItalyBishop of Novigrad (Cittanova), Croatia
44.2AppointedGirolamo Guglielmi (Vielmi), O.P. †Titular Bishop of ArgosBishop of Novigrad (Cittanova), Croatia
AppointedLeonhard de Sittard (Zittardus), O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
AppointedLeonhard de Sittard (Zittardus), O.P. †Titular Bishop of Missene (Mysia)Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
23 MarDiedEsteban AlmeidaBishop of Cartagena (en España)
27 Mar22.7InstalledFederico GonzagaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria NuovaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
31 Mar48.2ResignedAntoine Caracciolo, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Troyes, FranceBishop Emeritus
45.7ResignedOdet de Coligny de ChâtillonCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
45.7ResignedOdet de Coligny de ChâtillonAdministrator of Beauvais, France
Ordained BishopJerónimo de Corella (Covella), O.S.H. †Bishop of Comayagua, Honduras
59.2AppointedGerard d’Hamericourt, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saint-Omer, France
4 Apr40.2Ordained BishopGuillaume Damasi Van der Linden (Lindanus)Bishop of Roermond, NetherlandsBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
16 Apr65.2DiedFrancisco de Navarra y HualdeArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
17 Apr69.9DiedGirolamo Seripando, O.E.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
19 Apr85.2DiedFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
26 Apr68.2DiedGiacomo Puteo (del Pozzo)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
MayResignedBerardo BongiovanniApostolic Nuncio to PolandBishop of Camerino, Italy
2 MayDiedGeorg SchweickerAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
7 MayDiedGilles Gaude (Gardz, Gundz), O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Nantes, France
9 May34.3Ordained BishopClaude-Charles-Roger de BauffremontBishop of Troyes, France
12 MayDiedPedro López de MendozaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
23 MayOrdained BishopAntoine de Saint Néctaire, O.S.B. †Bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
JunDiedHermann Weiland (Wessal)Bishop of Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia
4 JunAppointedDaniele Barboli, O.P. †Bishop of Pedena, Austria
24.6AppointedSt. Charles BorromeoCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
28.4AppointedFerdinando Ferrero FieschiBishop of Ivrea, Italy
22.9AppointedFederico GonzagaApostolic Administrator of Mantova, ItalyCardinal, Bishop-Elect
AppointedDionizy SecygniowskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
29 Jun28.4Ordained BishopFrancesco Contarini (Contareno)Bishop of Paphos, Cyprus
4 Jul65.5Ordained BishopPedro del Frago GarcésBishop of Ales e Terralba, ItalyBishop of Huesca, Spain
7 Jul55.5AppointedFelice TiranniArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
16 JulInstalledFernando de VillagómezBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
20 Jul50.5AppointedGiacomo Luccari, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Trebinje e Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina
22 Jul33.5ResignedRobert de BerghesBishop of Liège, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
25 Jul43.5Ordained BishopGirolamo GaddiBishop of Cortona, Italy
30 Jul28.5AppointedIñigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al ForoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
29.9AppointedMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Cardinal-Priest of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
14 AugBornJean Marie Malderus (van Malderen)Bishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
16 Aug50.6Ordained BishopGiacomo Luccari, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Trebinje e Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina
18 AugDiedMatija BrumanBishop of Zagreb (Agram), Croatia
Sep40.4AppointedGianfrancesco CommendoneApostolic Nuncio to PolandCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cefalonia e Zante, Greece
3 SepDiedPierre BertrandBishop of Cahors, France
4 Sep24.9Ordained PriestSt. Charles BorromeoPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
11 SepDiedJohann Pennarius, O.F.M. Conv. †Auxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
12 Sep59.6Ordained BishopGerard d’Hamericourt, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saint-Omer, France
17 Sep50.7DiedGiovanni CampeggiBishop of Bologna, Italy
8 OctAppointedJean de BalaguierBishop of Bazas, FranceBishop of Cahors, France
54.1ResignedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Auch, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
25.7AppointedLuigi d’EsteCardinal, Administrator of Auch, France
69.7ResignedFrancesco PisaniAdministrator of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedAlfonso RossettiBishop of Ferrara, Italy
SucceededErcole SacratiBishop of Comacchio, Italy
15 OctAppointedLouis (Jacob) de Bourbon (de Helvis)Bishop of Langres, France
50.7AppointedAlfonso Merchante de ValeriaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
50.7AppointedAlfonso Merchante de ValeriaTitular Bishop of SidonAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
AppointedRoland de NeuvilleBishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, France
AppointedGaleazzo Gegald (Regardus)Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
16 OctDiedGaleazzo RoscioBishop of Assisi, Italy
22 Oct25.8AppointedLuigi d’EsteCardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in SeptisolioCardinal, Administrator of Auch, France
23.0AppointedAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
28 OctBornBerlinghiero GessiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Rimini, Italy
31 OctDiedAnthony KitchinBishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
Nov67.9DiedJohn Balgus, O. Carm. †Bishop of Ossory, Ireland
11 Nov48.7SelectedGyörgy DraškovićBishop of Zagreb (Agram), CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
25 Nov31.5ResignedRoland de ChauvignéBishop-Elect of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, FranceFormer Bishop-Elect
DecAppointedFrancesco Maria PiccolominiBishop of Pienza, ItalyBishop of Montalcino, Italy
4 DecDiedAlessandro PiccolominiBishop of Pienza, Italy
5 DecOrdained BishopJohan Knijf, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Groningen, Netherlands
7 Dec25.1Ordained BishopSt. Charles BorromeoAdministrator of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
10 DecDiedGeorg Marschalk von PappenheimBishop of Regensburg, Germany
28 Dec17.9ProfessedJerónimo Xavierre, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Priest
29 DecSelectedVeit von FraunbergBishop of Regensburg, Germany

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