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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornSebastiano AlbaniBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
65.0DiedSalvador AlepuzArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
AppointedNuno Álvares PereiraBishop of Angra, Portugal
40.4AppointedRenaud de BeauneBishop of Mende, FranceArchbishop of Sens, France
40.4Ordained BishopRenaud de BeauneBishop of Mende, FranceArchbishop of Sens, France
68.0ResignedMarcantonio BobbaBishop of Aosta, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
DiedAntonio CancellaroArchbishop of Messina, Italy
BornFrancesco Cereo de Mayda, O.M. †MaidaBishop of Lavello, Italy
BornFlorence Conry, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Tuam, Ireland
BornGiovanni Desideri (Conte)NursiaBishop of Rieti, Italy
DiedJacopo CortesiBishop of Vaison, France
BornAntoine de CouesBishop Emeritus of Condom, France
BornGonçalvo (Gonzalo) da SilvaRedondo, PortugalBishop of Ceuta, Spain
DiedFrançois du BourgBishop of Rieux, France
DiedJacobus Dryaduschki, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
Ordained PriestJohann ErtlinPriest of Eichstätt, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
BornManuel Esteban Muniera, O. de M. †AlcarazBishop of Cefalù, Italy
BornEnnio FilonardiVerulanBishop of Ferentino, Italy
DiedOswald FischerAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
ResignedPietro GhinucciBishop of Cavaillon, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornJoannes Albertus de GarzonibusVeniceBishop of Canea (Cydonia, Egée), Greece
BornDiego Guevara, O.S.A. †Baeza, SpainBishop of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
ResignedGiacomo GuidiBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedGirolamo MaccabeiBishop of Castro [del Lazio], ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedJohannes Mahusius, O.F.M. †Bishop of Deventer, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
DiedAntonio NumaiBishop Emeritus of Isernia, Italy
DiedGiovanni Angelo PellegriniBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
BornIsidoro Pentorio, B. †MediolanenBishop of Asti, Italy
BornPedro de Perea (Pérez Díaz), O.S.A. †Briones, SpainBishop of Arequipa, Peru
BornFrancisco Pereira, O.S.A. †Bishop of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
BornFabio PiccolominiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
BornAndrea PierbenedettiBishop of Venosa, Italy
BornVittorio RagazzoniArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
ResignedGaleazzo Gegald (Regardus)Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAlberto Rengjich di Ragusa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
DiedAngelo RossiBishop of Alife, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Fabrizio SanseverinoBishop of Trivento, Italy
75.0ResignedGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Bishop of Piacenza, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornFelice SiliceoTroiaBishop of Troia, Italy
61.4Ordained BishopFranciscus Sonnius (Van de Velde)Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), NetherlandsBishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
DiedThomas StanleyBishop of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
BornFernando de Vera y Zuñiga, O.S.A. †Mérida, SpainBishop of Cuzco, Peru
BornDomingo de Villaescusa y Ramírez de Arellano, O.S.H. †Villaescusa, SpainBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
ResignedAlfonso de Villalobos XeresBishop of Squillace, ItalyBishop Emeritus
6 Jan66.5DiedClemente d’Olera, O.F.M. Obs. †Cardinal, Bishop of Foligno, Italy
10 JanDiedFrancesco MilesioArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
14 Jan47.3AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Archbishop of Monreale, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
46.1ResignedMarcantonio MaffeiArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni OlivaArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
15 Jan75.0DiedMiklós OláhArchbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
23 Jan54.1ResignedAlessandro CrivelliBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedPietro Giacomo MalombraBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedTommaso OrsiniBishop of Foligno, Italy
25 Jan47.7Ordained BishopStanisław KarnkowskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
Ordained BishopGiovanni Antonio LocatelliBishop of Venosa, Italy
Ordained BishopGiovanni OlivaArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
1 FebDiedBartolomé TorresBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
6 Feb44.2AppointedLorenzo StrozziCardinal, Archbishop of Aix, France
12 Feb94.1DiedRembert von KerssenbrockBishop of Paderborn, Germany
15 FebOrdained BishopAndrea MinucciArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
20 Feb38.1ConfirmedHildebrand RiedmattenBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
22 Feb38.8SelectedJohann von Hoya zu StolzenauBishop of Paderborn, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
27 FebAppointedPaolo OdescalchiBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedGuglielmo SirletoBishop of Squillace, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
29 Feb85.2DiedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
10 MarAppointedAntoine SenneterreBishop of Clermont, France
12 MarOrdained BishopCipriano PallavicinoArchbishop of Genova, Italy
24 Mar30.2Elevated to CardinalAntonio CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
47.2Elevated to CardinalGianpaolo della ChiesaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pancrazio
65.6Elevated to CardinalDiego Espinosa ArévaloCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
40.4AppointedLouis de Guise de LorraineCardinal-Priest of San Tommaso in ParioneCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
60.2Elevated to CardinalJérôme Souchier, O. Cist. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Matteo in Merulana
4 AprDiedAlessandro StrozziBishop of Volterra, Italy
5 AprBornMaffeo BarberiniFlorencePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
30.3InstalledAntonio CarafaCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EusebioCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
47.3InstalledGianpaolo della ChiesaCardinal-Deacon of San CallistoCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pancrazio
AppointedTimoteo GiustinianiBishop of Strongoli, Italy
65.3AppointedUmberto Locati, O.P. †Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 AprDiedBartolomé Sebastián de AroitiaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
17 Apr58.3Ordained BishopJakob von EltzArchbishop of Trier, Germany
25 Apr65.3Ordained BishopUmberto Locati, O.P. †Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
27 Apr69.4DiedGiovanni Michele SaraceniCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
30 Apr57.9AppointedGiovanni Battista Cicala (Cicada)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
36.1AppointedSt. Juan de RiberaTitular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedGirolamo Ferragatta, O.S.A. †Bishop of Aosta, Italy
68.3DiedLudovico SimonettaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
4 MayDiedGuillaume VioleBishop of Paris, France
5 MayBornAlessandro d’EsteFerraraCardinal, Bishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
6 May60.3DiedBernardo SalviatiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
8 May36.4SelectedPierre de GondiBishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
9 MayDiedEgidio Valenti, O.S.A. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
14 May55.4AppointedPhilibert Babou de La BourdaisièreCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Angoulême, France
AppointedCamillo Campeggi, O.P. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
57.4AppointedGirolamo di CorregioCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
65.7InstalledDiego Espinosa ArévaloCardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all’IsolaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
40.6AppointedTolomeo GallioCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agata de’ GotiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
50.7AppointedAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
24 MayBornFranciszek UrsinusAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
31 MayDiedWolfgang WestermeyerAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
2 JunAppointedFrancisco Andrés de Carvajal, O.F.M. †Bishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.3AppointedLuigi CornaroCardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
AppointedPedro Gómez (Fernández) de Córdoba, O.S.H. †Bishop of NicaraguaBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
46.4AppointedLuigi PisaniCardinal-Priest of San MarcoCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
6 Jun58.4Ordained BishopPiotr MyszkowskiBishop of Płock, PolandBishop of Kraków, Poland
13 JunOrdained BishopCamillo Campeggi, O.P. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
17 Jun27.5Ordained PriestSilvio AntonianoPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Salvatore in Lauro
1 JulBornPhilipp Sigismund von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
5 Jul65.8AppointedDiego Espinosa ArévaloCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
13 JulDiedMichael EnglmayrAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
23 Jul38.6AppointedAmator Arais de Mendoza, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Évora, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Portalegre, Portugal
38.6AppointedAmator Arais de Mendoza, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaBishop Emeritus of Portalegre, Portugal
AppointedJorge de AtaídeBishop of Viseu, PortugalBishop Emeritus
57.6AppointedBl. Paul Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Bishop of Piacenza, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
57.6AppointedGaspar Cervantes de GaeteCardinal, Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain
AppointedGonzalo Herrera OlivaresAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
AppointedGonzalo Herrera OlivaresTitular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
AppointedJuan Segría (Cengria)Archbishop of Sassari, ItalyArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
AppointedJuan Vázquez Coronado de SayásBishop of Acerra, Italy
25 JulOrdained BishopGonzalo Herrera OlivaresTitular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
1 Aug57.6Ordained BishopBl. Paul Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Bishop of Piacenza, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
2 Aug37.6AppointedLudovico AntinoriBishop of Volterra, ItalyBishop of Pisa, Italy
43.6AppointedFrancesco BossiBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
18 AugDiedOttaviano Preconio, O.F.M. Conv. †Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
20 Aug66.0AppointedDiego Espinosa ArévaloCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
28 Aug43.7Ordained BishopFrancesco BossiBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
29 Aug58.7AppointedCornelius JansenBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
10 SepDiedGian Antonio Fassano (Phassarus, Fasside)Auxiliary Bishop of Monreale, Italy
17 SepAppointedJuan Alzóloras (Arzolaras), O.S.H. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop
48.7InstalledAntonio Avendaño y Paz, O.F.M. †Bishop of Concepción, ChileBishop of Quito, Ecuador
AppointedAntonio Rodríguez de Pazos y FigueroaBishop of Patti, ItalyBishop of Córdoba, Spain
OctDiedHugh CurwenArchbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
5 Oct41.0AppointedLouis de Guise de LorraineArchbishop (Personal Title) of Metz, FranceCardinal, Bishop
13 Oct45.8AppointedMarcantonio Colonna (Sr.)Archbishop of Salerno, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedEttore PiscicelliArchbishop of Lanciano, Italy
23 Oct39.8AppointedFrançois de Salignac de La Mothe-FénelonBishop of Sarlat, FranceBishop Emeritus
28 OctDiedGirolamo GallaratiBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
BornJuan (de la Serna) Sánchez Alonso de Guevara, O.S.H. †Cabeza del BueyBishop of Lugo, Spain
NovBornRichard SmithHamworthVicar Apostolic Emeritus of England, Great Britain
3 NovBornJuan Esteban (Giovanni Stefano) Ferrero, O. Cist. †BiellaBishop of Vercelli, Italy
6 Nov39.6ConfirmedJohann von Hoya zu StolzenauBishop of Paderborn, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
7 NovOrdained BishopJorge de AtaídeBishop of Viseu, PortugalBishop Emeritus
14 Nov45.8DiedFrancesco Abbondio CastiglioniCardinal, Bishop of Bobbio, Italy
19 NovAppointedEugenio CamuzziBishop of Bobbio, Italy
AppointedFrancesco CittadiniBishop of Castro [del Lazio], Italy
AppointedGiovanni Battista SantorioBishop of Alife, ItalyBishop of Tricarico, Italy
37.9DiedVitellozzo VitelliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
20 NovBornBernardo de Valbuena y VillanuevaValdepeñas, SpainBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
Dec22.9Ordained PriestStanisław RozrażewskiPriestBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
3 Dec36.9AppointedInnocenzo Ciocchi del MonteCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via Lata
36.7AppointedSt. Juan de RiberaArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedDiego de SimancasBishop of Badajoz, SpainBishop of Zamora, Spain
AppointedStanislaus SzezniskiAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedStanislaus SzezniskiTitular Bishop of AenusAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
8 DecOrdained BishopAntonio Rodríguez de Pazos y FigueroaBishop of Patti, ItalyBishop of Córdoba, Spain
9 Dec85.9DiedFernando ValdésArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
10 DecAppointedAndrés PérezBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
AppointedMarcus TeggingeriTitular Bishop of Lydda
11 Dec75.9DiedGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Piacenza, Italy
13 DecAppointedMiguel Maigues, O.S.A. †Bishop of Ales e Terralba, Italy
Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista SantorioBishop of Alife, ItalyBishop of Tricarico, Italy
21 DecOrdained BishopStanislaus SzezniskiTitular Bishop of AenusAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
Ordained BishopMarcus TeggingeriTitular Bishop of Lydda
23 DecDiedFriedrich zu WiedFormer Archbishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
29 DecOrdained BishopPietro Giacomo MalombraBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyBishop Emeritus

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