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The Year of Our Lord 1579

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornFernando Andrade SotomayorVillagarcía de ArosaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
BornAlderano Bellati (Bellatto)Massa di CarraraBishop Emeritus of Bisignano, Italy
66.0DiedPietro Antonio Di CapuaArchbishop of Otranto, Italy
BornGil Carrillo de AlbornozTalavera de la Reina, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
BornAltobello CarissimiBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
DiedAntonio de AngelisBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
43.0AppointedMiguel de CastroBishop of Viseu, PortugalArchbishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
DiedGiovanni Ludovico da CampaniaBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
BornPierre d’HardivillierPicardieArchbishop of Bourges, France
DiedAgostino Folignatti (Molignatus)Bishop of Bertinoro, Italy
DiedGregorio ForbiciniBishop of Strongoli, Italy
AppointedClaude de GranierBishop of Genève {Geneva}, Switzerland
ResignedBernardus HerinckBishop of Deventer, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
BornPhilippe Hurault de ChevernyBishop of Chartres, France
BornAntonio Idiáquez ManriqueMadridBishop of Segovia, Spain
BornBernardo LacabraZaragozaArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
BornBenedetto Mandina, C.R. †MelphienBishop of Tropea, Italy
BornVincenzo MartenaBishop of Senj, Croatia
BornRaymond de MontaigneBishop of Bayonne, France
Ordained BishopJuan Montalvo, O.P. †Bishop of Cartagena, Colombia
BornJohann Heinrich von OsteinBishop of Basel, Switzerland
BornPlacido Padiglia, O.S.B. †NapoliBishop of Alessano, Italy
AppointedStanislav PavlovskýBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
BornCipriano Pavoni, O.S.B. †Bishop of Rimini, Italy
DiedRobert de PellevéBishop of Pamiers, France
AppointedThomas PobelBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
ResignedVincenzo PorticoArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
ResignedMatteo PriuliBishop of Vicenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedJoão Ribeiro GaioBishop of Malacca, Singapore
50.0ResignedFrançois de Salignac de La Mothe-FénelonBishop of Sarlat, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornGiovanni Battista Scanaroli (Scannaroli)MutinenTitular Bishop of Sidon
ResignedGiovan Battista SerbelloniBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornHonuphrius SersagliSurrentinBishop of Carinola (Calina), Italy
AppointedFrancesco Maria SforzaBishop of Conversano, Italy
AppointedLudovico TavernaBishop of Lodi, Italy
44.0AppointedMikulᚠTelegdyBishop of Pécs, Hungary
BornAntonio Trejo de Sande Paniagua, O.F.M. †PlasenciaBishop of Cartagena (en España)
DiedRomolo de ValentibusBishop of Conversano, Italy
BornThomas WalshWaterfordArchbishop 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. †Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
49.0AppointedJerónimo Manrique de LaraBishop of Salamanca, Spain
23 JanAppointedGilberto Isfar y CorillasBishop of Patti, Italy
25 Jan44.4Ordained BishopJuan de Sanclemente TorquemadaBishop of Orense, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
27 JanBornAntonio TornielliNovaraBishop of Novara, Italy
30 JanAppointedGiovanni Battista BaldiBishop of Nebbio, France
47.1ResignedJuan Manuel de la CerdaBishop of Sigüenza, SpainBishop Emeritus
AppointedNicolò MascardiBishop of Brugnato, ItalyBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
6 FebAppointedTiberio CarafaBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
AppointedAlfonso Guerra, O.P. †Bishop of ParaguayBishop of Michoacán, México
AppointedSebastián Ocando, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
67.1AppointedDomingo Salazar, O.P. †Bishop of Manila, Philippines
8 Feb40.5Ordained BishopClaude d’Angennes de RambouilletBishop of Noyon, FranceBishop of Le Mans, France
13 FebAppointedMatteo ColliBishop of Marsi, Italy
22 FebBornNicolas DufiffBishop-Elect of Arras, France
3 MarDiedAdriano FusconeBishop of Aquino, Italy
9 MarAppointedLouis de Salignac de La Mothe-FénelonBishop of Sarlat, France
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
AprDiedOrazio MontegranelliBishop of Fossombrone, Italy
27 Apr40.8AppointedAlberto BolognettiCardinal, Bishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
AppointedGil Ruiz de Lihori, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Segorbe, Spain
29 Apr54.5DiedDiego de Landa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
15 May40.4AppointedOttavio 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
16 May41.4AppointedSt. Toribio Alfonso de MogrovejoArchbishop of Lima, Peru
22 MayAppointedFrançois de BouliersBishop of Fréjus, France
AppointedDomenico di GrammaticaArchbishop of Naxos, Greece
AppointedJuan TerésBishop of Elne, FranceArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
1 JunAppointedGirolamo MatteucciArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
22 Jun43.5DiedDavid 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
3 JulAppointedMario BologniniArchbishop of Lanciano, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
AppointedAscanio PiccolominiCoadjutor Archbishop of Siena, ItalyArchbishop
AppointedAscanio PiccolominiTitular Archbishop of RhodusArchbishop of Siena, Italy
AppointedMariano de Racciaccaris, O.F.M. †Bishop of L’Aquila, Italy
5 JulOrdained BishopMario BologniniArchbishop of Lanciano, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
6 JulBornBernardino de Almansa CarriónLima, PeruArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
14 Jul2.8SelectedPhilipp Wilhelm von BayernBishop of Regensburg, GermanyCardinal, Bishop-Elect
23 JulDiedBernardo de Albuquerque, O.P. †Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
24 Jul62.6DiedBenedetto LomelliniCardinal, Bishop of Anagni, Italy
26 JulDiedAlessandro RuffinoBishop Emeritus of Melfi e Rapolla, ItalyBishop
27 JulDiedPietro CamaianiBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
3 AugAppointedNiccolò Aragonio (Aragona)Bishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
AppointedTroilo BoncompagniBishop of Ripatransone, ItalyBishop of Foligno, Italy
AppointedRinaldo CorsoBishop of Strongoli, Italy
60.0AppointedVincenzo Giustiniani, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Sabina
AppointedJaime Miguel MiguélezBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
AppointedMichele PriuliBishop of Vicenza, Italy
AppointedGaspare VivianiBishop of Anagni, Italy
5 Aug75.3DiedStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Cardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
66.7SucceededMarcin KromerBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
13 AugDiedBl. Patrick O’Healy, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mayo, Ireland
17 AugAppointedSebastiano BarnabaBishop of Potenza, Italy
52.4AppointedZaccaria DelfinoCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
38.8AppointedAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
46.5AppointedGiovanni Francesco GàmbaraCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
46.0AppointedMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Cardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
23 AugDiedMiguel Jerónimo MorellBishop of Urgell, Spain
71.6DiedFrancisco Pacheco de Villena (Toledo)Cardinal, Archbishop of Burgos, Spain
26 Aug50.2AppointedGiovanni DelfinoBishop of Brescia, Italy
AppointedCarlo PisaniBishop of Torcello (Turris), Italy
30 Aug27.5Ordained PriestMelchior KleslPriest of Wien, AustriaCardinal, Bishop
Ordained BishopJohann Baptist PichlmairTitular Bishop of HalmirosAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
6 SepOrdained BishopMiguel Rubio, O. Cist. †Bishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
11 SepDiedPomponio CottaBishop of Novara, Italy
Ordained BishopAscanio PiccolominiTitular Archbishop of RhodusArchbishop of Siena, Italy
13 SepDiedDiego Deza TelloBishop of Jaén, Spain
20 SepDiedGonzalo Herrera OlivaresAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
17.3ConfirmedJohann Wilhelm von Jülich-Kleve-BergBishop of Münster, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
25 Sep70.5DiedGregorio Antonio Gallo de AndradeBishop of Segovia, Spain
29 SepBornGeorge Anton von RodensteinRodensteinBishop of Worms, Germany
14 OctAppointedGiovanni Andrea CaligariBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
17 OctBornPaweł PiaseckiPiaskiBishop of Chełm, Poland
21 Oct54.8AppointedFrancesco BossiBishop of Novara, Italy
AppointedPedro CoderosArchbishop of Otranto, Italy
26 OctAppointedMiguel EspinosaAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedMiguel EspinosaTitular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
NovDiedGiovanni Luigi GuariniBishop of Aquino, Italy
4 NovAppointedJean de VasséBishop of Lisieux, France
13 NovAppointedSimão de Sá PereiraBishop of Porto, Portugal
AppointedFlaminio FilonardiBishop of Aquino, Italy
16 NovBornFederico Baldissera Bartolomeo CornaroVeniceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
27 NovAppointedGaspar do Casal, O.S.A. †Bishop of Coimbra, Portugal
62.9AppointedVincenzo Ercolano (Herculani), O.P. †Bishop of Perugia, Italy
AppointedAntónio PinheiroBishop of Leiria, Portugal
2 DecAppointedJerónimo de MenezesBishop of Miranda (do Douro), PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
8 DecDiedGerolamo FedericiBishop of Lodi, Italy
Ordained BishopFlaminio FilonardiBishop of Aquino, Italy
9 DecAppointedAlessandro MusottiBishop of Imola, Italy
31 Dec75.0DiedWalerian ProtasewiczBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
23.6SucceededJerzy RadziwiłłCardinal, Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania

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