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The Year of Our Lord 1591

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornAndrés Aguado, O.S.A. †Vallisoletan, SpainBishop of Ariano, Italy
DiedBelisario BaldevinoBishop of Larino, Italy
DiedGiambattista de BenedictisBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
DiedFrançois de BouliersBishop of Fréjus, France
DiedScipione BozzutiBishop of Lucera, Italy
BornMarcantonio BragadinVeneziaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vicenza, Italy
DiedGiovanni Battista BrugnatelliBishop of Assisi, Italy
BornGiuseppe CandidoSyracusanBishop of Lipari, Italy
50.0ResignedGiovanni Battista CastrucciArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
DiedOrazio CelsiBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestFrancesco Cennini de’ SalamandriPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
BornDiego ChuecaCálcenaBishop of Teruel, Spain
BornHugo Eberhard von Cratz von SchraffensteinEngersBishop of Worms, Germany
BornAndré CreusenMaastrichtArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
BornGiovanni Battista Deti (Deto)FlorenceBishop of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
BornAgazio di SommaSimeriBishop of Catanzaro, Italy
DiedGiovanni Antonio de PaolaBishop of Belcastro, Italy
BornSebastiano De PaoliNepiBishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
DiedPaolo Maria della RovereBishop of Cagli, Italy
BornAlexandre della Stufa (Lotteringhi)Bishop Emeritus of Montepulciano, Italy
BornMiguel FerrerPamplonaBishop of Tui, Spain
BornGennaro Filomarino, C.R. †NaplesBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
BornThomas Fleming, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Dublin, Ireland
DiedCesare GambaraBishop of Tortona, Italy
DiedPierre de LambertBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
DiedErcole LamiaBishop of Alessano, Italy
BornDiego López de la VegaTortueraBishop of Coria, Spain
DiedPio Loterio, O.S.B. †Bishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
DiedLudovico Majorino, C.R.L. †Bishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
DiedPedro MaldonadoBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
ResignedAntonio MiglioriBishop of San Marco (Argentano), ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.1AppointedPhilibert François (Filiberto) Milliet de FavergesBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, FranceArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
17.3ProfessedJohannes Pelking (Pelcking), O.F.M. Conv. †Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
DiedPompilio PerottiBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
DiedGirolamo PetroniBishop of Terni, Italy
BornAngelo PicchettiMontis CeliiBishop of Nusco, Italy
BornPaolo Piromalli, O.P. †Siderno en CalabreBishop of Bisignano, Italy
BornGiovanni della Robbia, O.P. †FlorentiaeBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
DiedPompeo RocchiBishop of Cavaillon, France
DiedErcole SacratiBishop of Comacchio, Italy
ResignedAnnibale SaraceniBishop of Lecce, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAlexander SibiliaCapuaeBishop of Capri, Italy
ResignedGaspare SilingardiBishop of Ripatransone, ItalyBishop of Modena, Italy
ResignedBartolomeu Simões PereiraPrelate of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
BornFrancisco Sotomayor, O.C.S. Aug. †LamegoAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
AppointedPedro Suarez de Escobar, O.S.A. †Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop-Elect
DiedPedro Suarez de Escobar, O.S.A. †Bishop-Elect of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
BornMarco Antonio TomatiCaravonicaBishop Emeritus of Bitetto, France
ResignedPietrantonio VicedominiBishop of Avellino e Frigento, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestNicolas Zoes (Zoesius)PriestBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
7 JanAppointedMario BologniniArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
36.6AppointedBenedetto GiustinianiCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
54.0AppointedLorenzo PriuliCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
AppointedBernardino Quirino, O.F.M. †Bishop of Ardjisch (Arges; Argesch), Romania
AppointedFrancisco Robuster SalaBishop of Elne, FranceBishop of Vic, Spain
8 JanDiedOttaviano PasquaBishop of Gerace, Italy
12 Jan32.6ConfirmedAndreas von Austria (Österreich)Coadjutor Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
13 Jan53.0DiedAntonio CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
14 Jan26.4AppointedFederico Borromeo (Sr.)Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Leonardo BottiglieriBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
30.8AppointedAscanio ColonnaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
49.0AppointedAgostino CusaniCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in PanispernaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
55.6AppointedAlessandro Ottaviano de’ MediciCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedAlfonso GregorioBishop of Albarracin, SpainArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
49.2AppointedDomenico Pinelli (Sr.)Cardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Fermo, Italy
50.0AppointedAntonio Maria SauliCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
30.3InstalledPaolo Emilio SfondratiCardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Bishop of Cremona, Italy
15 JanAppointedPedro de Moya y ContrerasPatriarch of West Indies, SpainArchbishop of México, Federal District
20 JanDiedGiovanni PlacidoBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
23 JanAppointedFrancesco del PozzoBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
48.5ConfirmedKaspar von SeckendorffBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
29 Jan63.1DiedMarquard von BergBishop of Augsburg, Germany
30 JanAppointedFrancisco AvellanedaArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
43.1AppointedWojciech BaranowskiBishop of Płock, PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
51.4AppointedCesare Speciano (Speciani)Bishop of Cremona, Italy
AppointedFlaminio TorricellaBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
3 FebOrdained BishopGiovanni Leonardo BottiglieriBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
8 Feb67.1AppointedGiulio CananiCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy
AppointedPietro Martire PonzoneBishop of Novara, Italy
39.1AppointedAlfonso Visconti, C.O. †Bishop of Cervia, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Spoleto, Italy
13 FebAppointedLaurentius Laureti, O. Carm. †Bishop of Adria, Italy
60.1AppointedAlfonso PaleottiCoadjutor Archbishop of Bologna, ItalyArchbishop
60.1AppointedAlfonso PaleottiTitular Archbishop of CorinthusArchbishop of Bologna, Italy
DiedVincenzo TorfaniniBishop of Rimini, Italy
AppointedAlberto ValierTitular Bishop of FamagustaBishop of Verona, Italy
14 FebResignedFrançois de Beaucaire de PéguillonBishop of Metz, FranceBishop Emeritus
17 FebDiedFrançois ThoméBishop Emeritus of Saint-Malo, France
18 FebAppointedCarlo BaldiniArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
AppointedVincenzo Calcio, O.P. †Bishop of Venosa, Italy
AppointedPietro Ridolfi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Senigallia, Italy
25 Feb32.7SucceededAndreas von Austria (Österreich)Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
3 MarDiedGeorgius ManzolusBishop of Aversa, Italy
6 Mar31.2Elevated to CardinalOttavio Acquaviva d’Aragona (Sr.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
17.2Elevated to CardinalOdoardo FarneseCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
38.7Elevated to CardinalOttaviano ParaviciniCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
38.7Elevated to CardinalFlaminio PiattiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della Pace
AppointedAlessandro RiccardiBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
AppointedPedro Rojas Henríques, O.S.A. †Bishop of Astorga, SpainBishop of Osma, Spain
AppointedAndrea ScribanoBishop of Nebbio, France
AppointedGerolamo VelaBishop of Larino, Italy
11 Mar40.2DiedBernhard von WaldeckFormer Bishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
12 MarOrdained BishopAlessandro RiccardiBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
18 MarDiedJuan Ruiz de VillaránBishop of Lugo, Spain
72.2DiedGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
20 MarAppointedLudovico AlferioBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
56.2AppointedIñigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedVincenzo Bonardo, O.P. †Bishop of Gerace, Italy
49.3AppointedMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
67.2AppointedGiulio CananiCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy
63.5AppointedTolomeo GallioCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
50.4AppointedAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
59.2AppointedLudovico MadruzzoCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
AppointedOrazio Montani (Montano)Bishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyArchbishop of Arles, France
AppointedJames O’HealyArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
68.5AppointedGabriele PaleottiCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
AppointedHoratius SanminiatoArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
AppointedFernando de la Vega FonsecaBishop of Córdoba, Spain
21 MarDiedAlexandre CanigianiArchbishop of Aix, France
45.4SelectedJohann Otto von GemmingenBishop of Augsburg, Germany
24 MarOrdained BishopAlfonso GregorioBishop of Albarracin, SpainArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
60.2Ordained BishopAlfonso PaleottiTitular Archbishop of CorinthusArchbishop of Bologna, Italy
2 Apr49.4Ordained BishopMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop
5 Apr41.8AppointedFrancesco Maria Bourbon Del Monte Santa MariaCardinal-Priest of Santi Quirico e GiulittaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedGiovanni Battista CompariniBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
AppointedGiovanni Battista CostanzoArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
31.3InstalledOttavio Acquaviva d’Aragona (Sr.)Cardinal-Deacon of San Giorgio in VelabroCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
23.8InstalledCharles de Lorraine-Vaudémont (III)Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agata de’ GotiCardinal, Administrator of Strasbourg, France
81.3DiedPiotr MyszkowskiBishop of Kraków, Poland
AppointedJerónimo Manrique de LaraBishop of Ávila, Spain
AppointedPietro OrsiniBishop of Aversa, Italy
43.3ResignedGiovanni Evangelista PallottaArchbishop of Cosenza, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
38.7InstalledFlaminio PiattiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della Pace
53.3ResignedMariano PierbenedettiBishop of Martirano (Martoranum), ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
AppointedGiulio Cesare SaliciniBishop of Rimini, Italy
15 Apr87.3DiedGian Girolamo AlbaniCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta Latina
21 AprOrdained BishopLudovico AlferioBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista CostanzoArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
Ordained BishopFrancisco Robuster SalaBishop of Elne, FranceBishop of Vic, Spain
Ordained BishopGerolamo VelaBishop of Larino, Italy
26 AprAppointedBartolomeo Beccari, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
44.5AppointedSancho Dávila ToledoBishop of Cartagena (en España)Bishop of Plasencia, Spain
AppointedPaolo De Curtis, C.R. †Bishop of Ravello, ItalyBishop of Isernia, Italy
AppointedClemente PolitoBishop of Grosseto, Italy
AppointedPaolo SanvitaleBishop of Spoleto, Italy
28 Apr59.3DiedIppolito de’ RossiCardinal, Bishop of Pavia, Italy
Ordained BishopAndrea ScribanoBishop of Nebbio, France
3 MayOrdained BishopGiulio Cesare SaliciniBishop of Rimini, Italy
5 MayOrdained BishopPaolo SanvitaleBishop of Spoleto, Italy
7 MayDiedCelso PaciBishop of Castro [del Lazio], Italy
10 MayAppointedAndrés de AyardisArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
45.5ConfirmedJohann Otto von GemmingenBishop of Augsburg, Germany
ConfirmedGilbert Genebrard, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Aix, France
53.4AppointedWawrzyniec GoślickiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Poznań, Poland
72.6AppointedNicolás de PellevéCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
57.2AppointedSt. Alessandro Maria Sauli, B. †Bishop of Pavia, Italy
AppointedScipione SpinaBishop of Lecce, Italy
15 MayAppointedMiler Cawell, O.S.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Killala, Ireland
AppointedMartín de SalvatierraBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
20 MayDiedVincenzo CasaliBishop Emeritus of Massa Marittima, Italy
26 MayOrdained BishopPedro Rojas Henríques, O.S.A. †Bishop of Astorga, SpainBishop of Osma, Spain
28 MayDiedGiovanni Antonio LazzariBishop of Amelia, Italy
29 MayAppointedPompeo de NobiliBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
3 JunOrdained BishopScipione SpinaBishop of Lecce, Italy
4 Jun16.4ProfessedAntonio de Gouvea, O.S.A. †Member of Order of St. AugustineTitular Bishop of Cyrene
Ordained BishopPompeo de NobiliBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
5 Jun22.9AppointedPhilipp Sigismund von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Osnabrück, GermanyBishop-Elect
21 JunAppointedFulvio PasseriniBishop of Avellino e Frigento, ItalyBishop of Pistoia, Italy
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