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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornBonaventura D’Avalos, O.S.A. †VastoBishop Emeritus of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
BornMatteo Avanisensis, O.P. †AparanerArchbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
BornLéon Bacoué, O.F.M. †CasteljalouxBishop Emeritus of Glandèves, France
49.0ResignedOttavio Belmosto (Belmusti)Bishop of Aleria, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
32.0AppointedScipione Caffarelli-BorgheseArchpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}Cardinal, Bishop of Sabina, Italy
23.1Ordained PriestJean-Pierre CamusPriestBishop Emeritus of Belley, France
49.3InstalledAgustín de Carvajal, O.S.A. †Bishop of PanamáBishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru
BornPirro Luigi CastellomataSalernoBishop of Ascoli Satriano, Italy
BornGavino Cattayna, O. Carm. †SassariArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
DiedEugenio Cattaneo, B. †Bishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
DiedJérôme CentellesBishop of Cavaillon, France
DiedMartín Ignacio de LoyolaBishop of Paraguay
BornJacobus de la TorreDen HaagVicar Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
BornAlonso Francisco DouBasBishop of Gerona, Spain
BornGiovanni Stefano DonghiGenoaCardinal, Bishop of Ferrara, Italy
DiedMatthias DraškovićBishop of Knin (Tinin), Croatia
AppointedEbed-Jesu Bishop of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), Iran
BornJean d’EstradeAgenBishop Emeritus of Condom, France
BornAlexander FabriBrictinorien, ItalyBishop of Orange, France
BornGregory FallonElphinenBishop of Clonmacnoise, Ireland
DiedAlexander FilareteBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
DiedEugenio FucciBishop of Veroli, Italy
55.0AppointedAgostino Galamini, O.P. †Master General of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
BornHonuphrius Geronda (Gerona)CagliariArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
DiedScipione GesualdoArchbishop of Conza, Italy
DiedLouis Grimaldi de BeuilBishop Emeritus of Vence, France
BornPedro Alencastre, O.F.M. Cap. †AzeitãoArchbishop Emeritus of Braga, Portugal
BornAndrzej LeszczyńskiGoluchówArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
DiedFrancesco Liparuli (Liparolo)Bishop of Capri, Italy
ResignedGiovanni LippomanoBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
ResignedJuan López, O.P. †Bishop of Monopoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornJoachim LuzinszkyCracovienBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
BornFrancesco Maria MacchiavelliFlorenceCardinal, Bishop of Ferrara, Italy
DiedFausto Malari (Molari, Mellari)Bishop of Chiusi, Italy
BornJean de Mallevaud, O.F.M. †BellacAuxiliary Bishop of Clermont, France
BornVicente Margarit de Biure, O.P. †Gerona, SpainBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
BornLuis Morales, O.S.A. †Lucerna, SpainBishop of Tropea, Italy
BornFerdinand de Neufville de VilleroyRome, ItalyBishop of Chartres, France
AppointedGirgis (Georges) Omaira el-Douaihy el-EhdeniBishop of Eden (Maronite), LebanonPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
DiedJorge de Padilla, O.P. †Bishop of Città Ducale, Italy
BornPierre ParcevichChiprovatzVicar Apostolic
BornFrancesco Angelo RapaccioliCollescipoliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Terni, Italy
BornDiego Riquelme y QuirósSanlúcar de BarramedaBishop of Plasencia, Spain
ResignedMarco Antonio SalomoneBishop of Sora, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAlfonso de Sotomayor, O. de M. †Carmona, SpainBishop of Barcelona, Spain
26.0Ordained PriestJohannes Kaspar StredelePriest of Wien, AustriaAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
48.0DiedAntonio Valente, O.P. †Bishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
ResignedFausto Vrancic (Verancsics)Bishop of Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus
DiedGyörgy ZalatnakiBishop of Pécs, Hungary
31.0Ordained PriestDiego de Zambrana de Villalobos y CorderoPriestBishop of Concepción, Chile
Jan37.0DiedFabrizio PeruginiBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
6 Jan56.8Ordained BishopAnastasio GermonioArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
7 Jan55.9AppointedSimón Vicente Bauzá, O.P. †Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
60.9AppointedJuan Castro, O.S.A. †Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
28.3AppointedPhilippe Hurault de ChevernyBishop of Chartres, France
46.0InstalledGiovanni Garzia Mellini (Millini)Cardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
13 Jan35.0Ordained BishopGerolamo MezzamicoBishop of Trevico, Italy
14 JanAppointedDiego de Zambrana (de Carmona)Archbishop of La Plata o Charcas, BoliviaArchbishop-Elect
15 JanBornGilbert de Vény d’ArbouzeVillemont de VensatBishop of Clermont, France
19 Jan60.0DiedBernard MaciejowskiCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
28 Jan11.0AppointedGiovanni Battista Civalli, O.F.M. Conv. †Auxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
11.0AppointedGiovanni Battista Civalli, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad IaterumAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
AppointedPomponio de MagistrisBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
3 Feb27.0Ordained BishopRoberto UbaldiniBishop of Montepulciano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
4 Feb41.0AppointedMarinus Bizzius (Bici)Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedBaltazar de Covarrubias y Múñoz, O.S.A. †Bishop of Michoacán, México
AppointedAlphonse d’ElbèneCoadjutor Bishop of Albi, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedAlphonse d’ElbèneTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop Emeritus of Albi, France
AppointedEttore DiotalleviBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, ItalyBishop of Fano, Italy
34.8AppointedGiovanni (Giannettino) DoriaCoadjutor Archbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
34.8AppointedGiovanni (Giannettino) DoriaTitular Archbishop of ThessalonicaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
5 FebDiedBlasius LaubichAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
8 Feb70.1DiedAlphonse d’ElbèneBishop of Albi, France
SucceededAlphonse d’ElbèneBishop of Albi, FranceBishop Emeritus
10 FebOrdained BishopPomponio de MagistrisBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
11 Feb54.1AppointedGiulio Calvo d’AlbetoBishop of Sora, Italy
60.1AppointedFelipe Tarsis de Acuña, O.S. †Bishop of Palencia, SpainArchbishop of Granada, Spain
17 Feb54.1Ordained BishopGiulio Calvo d’AlbetoBishop of Sora, Italy
27 FebAppointedBerenguer Bardaxi Alagón y Espés, O.F.M. †Bishop of Huesca, Spain
MarDiedYoussef Rizzi el-BkoufaniPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
2 Mar24.1Ordained PriestVincenzo Bucchi (Buschio)PriestBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
3 Mar45.1AppointedFrançois de Donnadieu, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saint-Papoul, France
55.1AppointedOnofre ReartBishop of Vic, SpainBishop Emeritus of Gerona, Spain
57.1AppointedFrancisco Terrones del CañoBishop of León, Spain
10 Mar42.1AppointedBartolomeo Cesi (Cesa)Archbishop of Conza, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
57.1AppointedPrudencio Sandoval, O.S.B. †Bishop of Tui, SpainBishop of Pamplona, Spain
17 Mar50.2AppointedTroiano Bozzuto, C.O. †Bishop of Capri, Italy
45.2AppointedGiovanni Giacomo MacedonioBishop of Monopoli, Italy
27 Mar68.2DiedVicente Roca de la SernaBishop of Albarracin, Spain
30 MarOrdained BishopAlphonse d’ElbèneBishop of Albi, FranceBishop Emeritus
Apr60.2DiedAntonio de Santo Estevão, O.P. †Bishop of Angola e Congo, Angola
5 Apr48.2Ordained BishopFrancisco García Guerra, O.P. †Archbishop of México, Federal District
13 Apr42.2Ordained BishopBartolomeo Cesi (Cesa)Archbishop of Conza, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
53.2Ordained BishopDomingos Torrado, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of FisiculaAuxiliary Bishop of Goa, India
18 Apr66.2DiedJakob Christoph Blarer von WartenseeBishop of Basel, Switzerland
25 Apr55.6DiedJan von SitschBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
28 AprAppointedHenri Clausse de MarchamontCoadjutor Bishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, FranceBishop
AppointedHenri Clausse de MarchamontTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, France
MayBornGiuseppe Zonga OndedeiPesaroBishop of Fréjus, France
1 May26.3Ordained PriestGeorg HammerPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Magdeburg, Germany
4 May35.1Ordained BishopGiovanni (Giannettino) DoriaTitular Archbishop of ThessalonicaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
12 May52.5ConfirmedFrancesco VendraminCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
17 May48.1DiedAscanio ColonnaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
18 May57.3Ordained BishopPrudencio Sandoval, O.S.B. †Bishop of Tui, SpainBishop of Pamplona, Spain
23 May62.1SelectedAnne d’Escars de Givry (de Pérusse), O.S.B. †Cardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
26 May52.6Ordained BishopFrancesco VendraminCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
28 May54.9AppointedJuan de CervantesBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
55.4AppointedAntonio Maria GalloCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
72.3AppointedGregorio Petrocchini, O.S.A. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
70.4AppointedMariano PierbenedettiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
AppointedDomingo Valderrama y Centeno, O.P. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of La Paz, BoliviaBishop
75.4AppointedDiego Vázquez de MercadoArchbishop of Manila, Philippines
2 Jun48.4AppointedGonzalo de Salazar, O.S.A. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
50.4AppointedFelipe MarimónBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
61.4AppointedCristóbal Rodríguez Juárez (Suárez), O.P. †Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop of Arequipa, Peru
5 Jun45.4Ordained BishopFrançois de Donnadieu, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saint-Papoul, France
34.4Ordained BishopAntoine de La RochefoucauldBishop of Angoulême, France
8 Jun53.4DiedJuan Bautista Acevedo MuñozBishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
9 Jun57.3DiedŠtefan SzuhayArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
11 Jun56.3Ordained BishopSimón Vicente Bauzá, O.P. †Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
82.7DiedFrançois-Marie Tarugi, C.O. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Siena, Italy
23 Jun22.7AppointedBenjamin de Brichanteau, C.R.S.A. †Coadjutor Bishop of Laon, FranceBishop
22.7AppointedBenjamin de Brichanteau, C.R.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaBishop of Laon, France
26 Jun39.4SucceededCharles de RousseauBishop of Mende, France
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