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The Year of Our Lord 1579

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornFernando Andrade SotomayorArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
BornAlderano Bellati (Bellatto)Bishop Emeritus of Bisignano, Italy
DiedPál BornemisszaBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
66.0DiedPietro Antonio Di CapuaArchbishop of Otranto, Italy
BornGil Carrillo de AlbornozCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
BornAltobello CarissimiBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
BornNicolas DallósBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
DiedAntonio Bargaeus de AngelisBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
DiedGiovanni Ludovico da CampaniaBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
BornPierre d’HardivillierArchbishop of Bourges, France
BornFrancesco DiotalleviBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
DiedVincenzo FerreriBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
DiedAgostino Folignatti (Molignatus)Bishop of Bertinoro, Italy
DiedGregorio ForbiciniBishop of Strongoli, Italy
16.0ProfessedFrancesco Andrea Gelsomini, O.E.S.A. †Member of Order of Hermits of St. AugustineBishop of Ascoli Satriano, Italy
33.0AppointedFrancesco Gonzaga, O.F.M. Obs. †Minister General of Order of Observant Friars MinorBishop of Mantova, Italy
ResignedBernardus HerinckBishop of Deventer, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
BornAntonio Idiáquez ManriqueBishop of Segovia, Spain
BornBernardo LacabraArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
BornGiovanni Tommaso Malloni (Mallono), C.R.S. †Bishop of Belluno, Italy
BornVincenzo MartenaBishop of Senj, Croatia
BornAlfonso Mendes, S.J. †Patriarch of Ethiopia
BornRaymond de MontaigneBishop of Bayonne, France
Ordained BishopJuan Montalvo, O.P. †Bishop of Cartagena, Colombia
71.0DiedJean de MontlucBishop Emeritus of Valence and Die, France
DiedOdo Hugh O’Sheridan (Ogendriamus)Bishop of Kilmore, Ireland
BornJohann Heinrich von OsteinBishop of Basel, Switzerland
BornPlacido Padiglia, O.S.B. †Bishop of Alessano, Italy
BornCipriano Pavoni, O.S.B. †Bishop of Rimini, Italy
DiedRobert de PellevéBishop of Pamiers, France
ResignedMatteo PriuliBishop of Vicenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
74.0DiedWalerian ProtosewiczBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
50.0ResignedFrançois de Salignac de La Mothe-FénelonBishop of Sarlat, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornGiovanni Battista Scanaroli (Scannaroli)Titular Bishop of Sidon
ResignedGiovanni Battista SerbelloniBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornOnufrius SersagliBishop of Carinola (Calina), Italy
BornAntonio Trejo de Sande Paniagua, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cartagena (en España)
DiedChristoph von LambergBishop Emeritus of Seckau, Austria
BornThomas WalshArchbishop of Cashel, Ireland
9 JanAppointedAntonio de Hervias, O.P. †Bishop of Verapaz, GuatemalaBishop of Cartagena, Colombia
AppointedPedro García GalarzaBishop of Coria, Spain
AppointedAlfonso Graniero AvalosBishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
AppointedAmbroz Antun Kapić (Capizzi), O.F.M. Obs. †Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
49.0AppointedJerónimo Manrique de LaraBishop of Salamanca, Spain
AppointedAttilio SerranoAuxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
AppointedAttilio SerranoTitular Bishop of SidonAuxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
18 JanDiedJorge de Santa Luzia, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Malacca, SingaporeBishop
23 JanAppointedGilberto Isfar y CorillasBishop of Patti, Italy
25 Jan44.4Ordained BishopJuan de Sanclemente TorquemadaBishop of Orense, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
26 JanBornGabriel de L’AubespineBishop of Orléans, France
27 JanBornAntonio TornielliBishop of Novara, Italy
30 JanAppointedGiovanni Battista BaldiBishop of Nebbio, France
47.0ResignedJuan Manuel de la CerdaBishop of Sigüenza, SpainBishop Emeritus
AppointedBenedetto Garetti, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Chios (Scio), Greece
AppointedNicolò MascardiBishop of Brugnato, ItalyBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
FebOrdained BishopFranjo Župan, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop Emeritus
6 FebAppointedTiberio CarafaBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
AppointedAlfonso Guerra, O.P. †Bishop of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione)Bishop of Michoacán, México
AppointedSebastián Ocando, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
67.0AppointedDomingo Salazar, O.P. †Bishop of Manila, Philippines
8 Feb40.4Ordained BishopClaude d’AngennesBishop of Noyon, FranceBishop of Le Mans, France
13 FebAppointedMatteo ColliBishop of Marsi, Italy
22 FebBornNicolas DufiffBishop-Elect of Arras, France
9 Mar21.1AppointedLouis de Salignac de La Mothe-FénelonBishop of Sarlat, France
16 Mar36.2AppointedEmiliano BombiniBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
19 MarDiedBertrando de RomanisBishop of Fréjus, France
29 Mar49.2Ordained BishopJerónimo Manrique de LaraBishop of Salamanca, Spain
30 MarAppointedBernardo GascóBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Luigi GuariniBishop of Aquino, Italy
AppointedAntonio LombardoBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyArchbishop of Messina, Italy
AppointedLouis de Tartre, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
AppointedLouis de Tartre, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad IaterumAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
AprDiedOrazio MontegranelliBishop of Fossombrone, Italy
26 Apr31.3Ordained BishopClaude de Granier, O.S.B. †Bishop of Genève {Geneva}, Switzerland
27 Apr40.8AppointedAlberto BolognettiCardinal, Bishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
53.3AppointedGil Ruiz de Lihori, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Segorbe, Spain
29 Apr54.4DiedDiego de Landa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
15 May30.3AppointedOttavio AccoramboniBishop of Fossombrone, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino, Italy
AppointedJohann Baptist PichlmairAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedJohann Baptist PichlmairTitular Bishop of HalmirosAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedBaltazar RadličBishop of Ljubljana (Laybach; Laibach), SloveniaBishop-Elect
44.3AppointedMiklós TelegdyBishop of Pécs, Hungary
16 May41.3AppointedSt. Toribio Alfonso de MogrovejoArchbishop of Lima, Peru
22 MayAppointedFrançois de BouliersBishop of Fréjus, France
67.3AppointedChristophe Cheffontaines (Capitefontium), O.F.M. Obs. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sens, France
67.3AppointedChristophe Cheffontaines (Capitefontium), O.F.M. Obs. †Titular Bishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaAuxiliary Bishop of Sens, France
AppointedDomenico di GrammaticaArchbishop of Naxos, Greece
40.3AppointedJuan TerésBishop of Elne, FranceArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
27 May42.4AppointedGiovanni Francesco Bonomigni (Bonomi, Bonhomini)Apostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandBishop of Vercelli, Italy
1 Jun35.4AppointedGirolamo MatteucciArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
4 Jun53.4DiedEdmund TannerBishop of Cork and Cloyne, Ireland
8 JunDiedRomolo de ValentiBishop of Conversano, Italy
22 Jun43.4DiedDavid Kölderer von BurgstallBishop of Regensburg, Germany
26 JunAppointedJuan Castellano OrozcoBishop of Siracusa, Italy
AppointedLorenzo Figueroa Córdoba, O.P. †Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
AppointedMiguel Rubio, O. Cist. †Bishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
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