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The Year of Our Lord 1583

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornTommaso d’Ancora (Ariconi), C.R. †SaleruitanArchbishop of Trani, Italy
BornLorenzo AzzoliniFermoBishop of Narni, Italy
Ordained BishopIsidoro Caja de la JaraBishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
BornModernus (Fabrizio) Caracciolo PisciziBishop of Oppido Mamertina, Italy
BornAlessandro Castracani (Castracane)FanoBishop of Fano, Italy
AppointedPedro de CastilhoBishop of Leiria, PortugalBishop Emeritus
BornJacinto del Cerro, O.P. †SpainBishop of Gaeta, Italy
BornPierdonato Cesi (Jr.)Rome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Marcello
BornMarco Antonio CornaroVeniceBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
45.0Ordained PriestWolfgang Kämmerer von DalbergPriest of Mainz, GermanyArchbishop
DiedGiovanni Francesco de MirtoBishop Emeritus of Ruvo (Ruo)(di Puglia), Italy
ResignedBartolomeo DoriaBishop of Milos (Melos), GreeceBishop Emeritus
BornAscanio FilomarinoNaplesCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
AppointedVicente de Fonseca, O.P. †Archbishop of Goa, India
BornGiovanni Francesco GandolfoBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
BornNicolò Guidi di BagnoMantuaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Senigallia, Italy
BornJoannes Franciscus GnińskiPosnanienTitular Bishop of Aenus
BornGiovanni Tommaso Malloni (Mallono), C.R.S. †Bishop of Belluno, Italy
DiedSigismondo MangiarugaBishop of Oppido Mamertina, Italy
DiedGerolamo MelchioriBishop Emeritus of Macerata, Italy
DiedJohn O’Cahasy, O.F.M. †Bishop of Killala, Ireland
DiedAndrés PérezBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
BornFrançois de PéricardBishop of Evreux, France
BornCarlo PintiSalerniBishop of Nicotera, Italy
BornPaulus Pucciarelli, O.P. †Bishop of Andros, Greece
46.0AppointedGerolamo RagazzoniApostolic Nuncio to FranceBishop of Bergamo, Italy
ResignedManoel de Séabra (Leabra)Bishop of Ceuta, SpainBishop of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
AppointedNicola SecadenariBishop of Bisceglie, Italy
BornAntin SelavaPolocenArchbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ruthenian), Ukraine
DiedNicholas SkerretArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
AppointedJan Dymitr SolikowskiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
BornNicolò Spínola, C.R. †Bishop of Ventimiglia, Italy
BornNicola Antonio Spinelli, C.R. †NapoliBishop of Alessano, Italy
DiedBernardino SurianoArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
BornAndrzej SzołdrskiCzempińBishop of Poznań, Poland
5 JanBornMarco Antonio TomatiCaravonicaBishop of Asti, Italy
10 JanAppointedPaolo RegioBishop of Vico Equense, Italy
17 JanDiedCesare BovioBishop of Nardò, Italy
DiedVincenzo Cisoni, O.P. †Bishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
19 JanAppointedJerónimo Manrique de LaraBishop of Cartagena (en España)Bishop of Ávila, Spain
23 JanDiedAnton Resch, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
24 Jan65.4ResignedAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaArchbishop of Mechelen, BelgiumCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
56.1AppointedJoannes HauchinArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
AppointedMaximilien MorillonBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
31 Jan59.1AppointedFeliciano Ninguarda, O.P. †Bishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, ItalyBishop of Como, Italy
FebDiedJean Baptiste Le GrasBishop of Tréguier, France
2 Feb25.1Ordained PriestPaolo Tolosa, C.R. †Priest of Congregation of Clerics RegularArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
6 Feb39.1Ordained BishopAndrés Cabrera BobadillaBishop of Segovia, SpainArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
33.1Ordained BishopFrançois Vernède-CorneillanBishop of Rodez, France
7 FebAppointedClaudius SozomenusBishop of Pula (Pola), CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
25 FebDiedVincenzo Castaneola MarinoBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
2 Mar65.3DiedFulvio Giulio della Corgna, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
4 Mar42.4AppointedAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
50.1AppointedGiovanni Francesco GàmbaraCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
68.4AppointedProspero Publicola SantacroceCardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Bishop of Albano, Italy
64.2AppointedGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
7 MarDiedPedro de la Peña, O.P. †Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
9 MarAppointedFabio FornariBishop of Nardò, Italy
AppointedSebastián PérezBishop of Osma, Spain
60.2AppointedGiacomo SavelliCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
50.2AppointedAlonso VelázquezArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
16 MarDiedJean de VasséBishop of Lisieux, France
23 Mar59.2AppointedJan BorukowskiBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
AppointedJuan Manual Martínez de Manzanillo, O.P. †Bishop of Coro, Venezuela
AppointedMartín de SalvatierraBishop of Segorbe, SpainBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
28 MarAppointedGaspar Juan de la Figuera, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Albarracin, SpainBishop of Lérida, Spain
AppointedGeorgius de PéricardBishop of Avranches, France
AppointedLelio (Aurelio) Zimbramonti (Gibramontis)Bishop of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
1 Apr35.4ResignedGebhard Truchseß von WaldburgArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyFormer Archbishop-Elect
10 Apr26.9Ordained PriestJerzy RadziwiłłPriest of Vilnius, LithuaniaCardinal, Bishop
27 AprDiedPaolo FuscoBishop of Sarno, Italy
33.3AppointedGermanico MalaspinaBishop of San Severo, Italy
4 MayAppointedBartolomé MolinaBishop of Tui, Spain
11 May55.5AppointedAleksander Mieliński, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Wenden (Windau), Poland
69.4AppointedBenito Tocco, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lérida, Spain
32.9AppointedMaffeo VenierArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
2 Jun28.5SelectedErnst von BayernArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
3 JunAppointedBartolomé de Ledesma, O.P. †Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
24 JunBornJuan Merino López, O.F.M. †MadridBishop of Valladolid, Spain
27 JunAppointedFrancesco D’AfflittoBishop of Scala, Italy
10 Jul33.1Ordained BishopMaffeo VenierArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
18 JulAppointedLuca AlemanniBishop of Mâcon, FranceBishop Emeritus of Volterra, Italy
30 JulDiedNicola SecadenariBishop of Bisceglie, Italy
8 AugAppointedGirolamo MatteucciArchbishop (Personal Title) of Sarno, ItalyBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
AppointedJean Louis Pallavicino CevaBishop of Marsico Nuovo, ItalyBishop of Nice, France
10 AugBornDiego Martínez ZarzosaCalahorraBishop of Málaga, Spain
19 Aug64.6DiedMelchior Miguel Carneiro Leitão, S.J. †Patriarch Emeritus of EthiopiaPatriarch
21 AugDiedAlfonso DelgadoBishop of Astorga, Spain
22 AugDiedGiovanni Battista CastelliBishop of Rimini, Italy
AppointedJean de L’AubespineBishop of Limoges, FranceBishop of Orléans, France
61.7DiedMarcantonio MaffeiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chieti, Italy
25 Aug33.6Ordained BishopGermanico MalaspinaBishop of San Severo, Italy
26 Aug40.5ResignedMartin von EybBishop-Elect of Bamberg, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
30 AugDiedMarco Medici, O.P. †Bishop of Chioggia, Italy
2 Sep28.9SelectedErnst von MengersdorfBishop of Bamberg, Germany
8 SepDiedMarco Fedele GonzagaBishop of Mantova, Italy
18 Sep58.7DiedFrancesco BossiBishop of Novara, Italy
23 SepBornPhilipp Adolf von EhrenbergHeinsheimBishop of Würzburg, Germany
7 Oct28.8ConfirmedErnst von BayernArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
AppointedRaffaele BonelliArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
AppointedAlessandro CospiBishop of Bisceglie, Italy
AppointedBernardo Lauro, O.P. †Bishop of Milos (Melos), GreeceBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
9 OctDiedMartin BaudouinBishop of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium
DiedSebastián LartaúnBishop of Cuzco, Peru
14 OctAppointedFrançois de La TourBishop of Tréguier, FranceBishop Emeritus of Quimper, France
16 OctOrdained BishopMaximilien MorillonBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
DiedDiego de SimancasBishop of Zamora, Spain
30 Oct56.8Ordained BishopJoannes HauchinArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
NovBornCarlo MarantaNapoliBishop of Tropea, Italy
7 NovAppointedAngelo di Cipro, O.P. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, GreeceBishop Emeritus
AppointedJean Louis Pallavicino CevaBishop of Nice, France
13 NovOrdained BishopFrancesco D’AfflittoBishop of Scala, Italy
14 NovAppointedAlessandro AndreasiBishop of Mantova, Italy
47.6AppointedIgnazio (Pellegrino) Danti, O.P. †Bishop of Alatri, Italy
AppointedLelio (Aurelio) Zimbramonti (Gibramontis)Bishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
21 NovAppointedHorace René de BiragueBishop of Lavaur, France
29.1ConfirmedErnst von MengersdorfBishop of Bamberg, Germany
24 Nov76.8DiedRené de BiragueCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lodève, France
25 Nov16.9ProfessedPedro Carranza Salinas, O. Carm. †Member of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
BornJuan de Lugo y de Quiroga, S.J. †Madrid, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Balbina
28 Nov41.9AppointedAndrea CanutoBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Nov47.7Ordained BishopIgnazio (Pellegrino) Danti, O.P. †Bishop of Alatri, Italy
12 Dec45.4Elevated to CardinalAlberto BolognettiCardinal, Bishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
21.7Elevated to CardinalCharles Bourbon de VendômeCardinal, Archbishop-Elect of Rouen, France
59.9Elevated to CardinalGiulio CananiCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy
60.8Elevated to CardinalRodrigo de Castro Osorio (de Lemos)Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
45.9AppointedAntonio CarafaCardinal-Priest of Sant’EusebioCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
AppointedJaime CasadorBishop of Gerona, Spain
62.4Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Battista CastagnaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
64.9Elevated to CardinalMatthieu CointerelCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
48.5Elevated to CardinalAlessandro Ottaviano de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
72.9Elevated to CardinalMichele della TorreCardinal, Bishop of Ceneda, Italy
64.4Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Antonio Facchinetti de NucePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
21.5Elevated to CardinalFrançois de JoyeuseCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
56.9Elevated to CardinalScipione LancellottiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Salvatore in Lauro
60.7Elevated to CardinalVincenzo LauroCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mondovi, Italy
27.5Elevated to CardinalJerzy RadziwiłłCardinal, Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
46.9Elevated to CardinalAntonmaria SalviatiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
48.8Elevated to CardinalNiccolò SfondratiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
21.1Elevated to CardinalFrancesco SforzaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
48.0Elevated to CardinalFilippo SpinolaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
33.6Elevated to CardinalSimeone Tagliavia d’AragoniaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
52.7Elevated to CardinalAgostino Valier (Valeri, Valieri)Cardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
19 Dec56.7DiedZaccaria DelfinoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
46.0AppointedLuigi d’EsteCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ferrara, Italy
43.0AppointedGiovanni Vincenzo Gonzaga, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Alessio
42.2AppointedFilippo GuastavillaniCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Angelo in PescheriaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Eustachio
AppointedLodovico MichelioBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
26 Dec27.6Ordained BishopJerzy RadziwiłłCardinal, Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
31 Dec50.2DiedLudovico de Torres (I)Archbishop of Monreale, Italy

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