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The Year of Our Lord 1615

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornJacques Adhémar de Monteil de GrignanGrignanBishop of Uzés, France
BornFrancisco AguadoVelillaBishop of Astorga, Spain
BornFrancesco AngelucciCastello del Poggio della CroceBishop of Veroli, Italy
BornAgustín Antolínez, O.S.A. †ValladolidBishop of Badajoz, Spain
39.0DiedGiovanni Battista de AquenaBishop of Bosa, Italy
BornFrancesco Arrigua, O.M. †MonforteBishop of Nicotera, Italy
BornJean-Albert Belin, O.S.B. †BesançonBishop of Belley, France
BornCesare Biandrà (Biandrati)AstiBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
DiedMartin BrennerBishop of Seckau, Austria
ResignedHorace CapponiBishop of Carpentras, France
BornPlacido Carafa, C.R. †NapoliBishop of Acerra, Italy
DiedGaspare Cardoso, O.S.B. †Bishop of Potenza, Italy
BornDomenico Cito, O.P. †LecceBishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
ResignedElie d’AmidaArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
BornManuel da Natividade, O.F.M. †Thomar, PortugalBishop of Angola e Congo, Angola
47.0Ordained BishopGonçalvo (Gonzalo) da SilvaBishop of Malacca, SingaporeBishop of Ceuta, Spain
BornJoseph de Montpezat de CarbonSaint-MartoryArchbishop of Toulouse, France
BornOttaviano della Rovere, B. †AstiBishop of Fossano, Italy
ResignedAndrés de Santa Maria, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaBishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedJakob EberleinBishop of Seckau, Austria
DiedHenri d’Escoubleau de SourdisBishop of Maillezais, France
40.0DiedLucas de FranchisBishop of Ugento, Italy
BornGabriel-Philippe de Froullay de TesséVernieBishop of Avranches, France
BornIldefonso García de Losada, O.S.B. †Monforte de LemosAuxiliary Bishop of Piacenza, Italy
BornGaetano Garimberti, C.R. †ParmaBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
BornAdamo GentileCasertaBishop of Lipari, Italy
27.6ResignedFerdinando GonzagaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)
45.0ResignedFelipe Guimerá, O. de M. †Master General of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Jaca, Spain
ResignedGirolamo IncontriBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopJean Bishop of Mardin (Chaldean), Iraq
BornWespazjan LanckorońskiKrakowBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
51.0DiedGiorgio Lazzari, O.P. †Bishop of Minori, Italy
BornJohn LeyburnWestmorlandVicar Apostolic of England (and Wales), Great Britain
BornFranciscus LiberatiTitular Archbishop of Ephesus
BornGrégoire Lo(u) Wen-tsao (López), O.P. †Lo kia hiangBishop of Nanking [Nanjing], China
DiedPedro Matías, O.F.M. †Bishop-Elect of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
BornJuan Molino Navarrete, O.F.M. †Carrión de los CondesBishop of Palencia, Spain
BornCarlo Molza, O.S.B. †ModenaBishop of Modena, Italy
BornCharles MontecatiniFerrara, ItalyTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
BornGiovanni Battista Paggi, B. †GenovaBishop of Brugnato, Italy
54.0ResignedPedro Ponce de Léon, O.P. †Bishop of Zamora, SpainBishop Emeritus
60.0DiedFrancesco PersicoBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
DiedSelvaggio PrimitelliBishop of Lavello, Italy
AppointedAdam-Timothee RabbanArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey
Ordained BishopAdam-Timothee RabbanArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey
47.0DiedVittorio RagazzoniArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
BornLorenzo RaggiGenoa, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
BornCesare Maria Antonio RasponiRavenna, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta Latina
BornFrancesco RavizzaOrvietoApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
DiedDionisio Reudio, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Naxos, Greece
BornAntonio RicciulliRuglianoBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
BornCosme Roger, O. Cist. †ParisBishop of Lombez, France
BornPietro Martire Rusca, O.F.M. Conv. †VeneziaBishop of Caorle, Italy
BornGiuseppe (Francisco Maria) SanfeliceNapoliArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
BornFrancisco Antonio Sarmiento de Luna y Enríquez, O.S.A. †Sevilla, SpainBishop of Coria, Spain
BornFrancisco de Seijas LosadaCabañasArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
DiedVincenzo SerafinoBishop of Teano, Italy
BornMikolaj SłupskiAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
BornMátyás TarnóczyZemianske KostoľanyBishop of Vác, Hungary
BornThomas Tatumensis, O.P. †AbaranerFormer Archbishop-Elect of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
DiedDomingo Valderrama y Centeno, O.P. †Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
54.1Ordained BishopPedro VegaBishop of Cartagena, Colombia
55.0ResignedFabrizio VeralloBishop of San Severo, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornJean de Vintimille du LucLucBishop of Toulon, France
DiedMuzio VitaliBishop of Vieste, Italy
BornGeorgius VladagniSirocoBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
ProfessedJan Chrzciciel Zamoyski, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
9 JanDiedMario SassiArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
12 Jan75.0AppointedJuan Beltrán Guevara y FigueroaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
41.0AppointedBernardino BurattiBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, ItalyArchbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
26.0AppointedJoachim d’EstaingBishop of Clermont, France
48.0AppointedBaccio GherardiniBishop of Fiesole, Italy
AppointedScipione PasqualiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
42.0AppointedCesare VentimigliaBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
21 JanBornLaurenz AidingerErdingBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
BornBenito Ignacio Salazar Goiri, O.S.B. †Baños de Río TobíaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
24 Jan48.0Ordained BishopBaccio GherardiniBishop of Fiesole, Italy
26 Jan39.0AppointedGiovanni Battista LancellottiBishop of Nola, Italy
42.0AppointedAdam NowodworskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineBishop of Poznań, Poland
1 FebOrdained BishopScipione PasqualiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
3 FebBornFrancisco Rodríguez CastañónLoisBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
8 Feb55.1AppointedChristoph WeberAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
55.1AppointedChristoph WeberTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
9 Feb65.4AppointedFrançois BuisseretArchbishop of Cambrai, France
60.0AppointedLuis Fernández de CórdobaBishop of Málaga, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
26.7AppointedVitalis de L’EstangCoadjutor Bishop of Carcassonne, FranceBishop
26.7AppointedVitalis de L’EstangTitular Bishop of EphesusBishop of Carcassonne, France
41.1AppointedPietro Paolo MilotoBishop of Chioggia, Italy
16 Feb66.1AppointedSebastião de São Pedro, O.S.A. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaArchbishop of Goa, India
23 FebBornJohann Franz von Preysing-HohenaschauMünchenBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
24 Feb26.8Ordained BishopVitalis de L’EstangTitular Bishop of EphesusBishop of Carcassonne, France
41.1Ordained BishopPietro Paolo MilotoBishop of Chioggia, Italy
1 MarBornAntonio Rodríguez CastañonToroBishop of Zamora, Spain
3 MarBornFrancesco MegaleSanta MariaBishop of Isola, Italy
8 Mar35.1Ordained BishopStephen StrecheusTitular Bishop of DionysiasAuxiliary Bishop of Liège, Belgium
13 MarBornAntonio Pignatelli del RastrelloSpinazzolaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
14 Mar27.8Ordained PriestBenoît-Théophile de Chevron VillettePriestArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
22 MarOrdained BishopGiovanni de Clèves, C.R.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Bethleem
23 Mar74.2ResignedMetello BichiArchbishop of Siena, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedVincenzo CaputoBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop of Andria, Italy
46.2AppointedAmbrogio Gozzeo, O.P. †Bishop of Stagno (Ston), Croatia
AppointedAlessandro PetrucciArchbishop of Siena, Italy
24 Mar65.5InstalledFrançois BuisseretArchbishop of Cambrai, France
60.2DiedAlessandro RossiBishop of Parma, Italy
25 Mar39.2Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista LancellottiBishop of Nola, Italy
42.2Ordained BishopCesare VentimigliaBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
27 MarBornUlisse OrsiniAmeriaBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
28 Mar54.8SelectedJean DauvinBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
29 MarBornAntoine-Pierre de Grammont, O.S.B. †MeliseyArchbishop of Besançon, France
30 Mar47.2AppointedFabio PiccolominiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
50.6AppointedNicolas Zoes (Zoesius)Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
5 Apr41.2Ordained BishopBernardino BurattiBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, ItalyArchbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
47.2Ordained BishopFabio PiccolominiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
6 Apr28.2AppointedSébastien ZametBishop of Langres, France
12 AprBornGiovanni Battista FedericiLa SpeziaBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
20 AprBornGeorg Sigismund MüllerRottenburgAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
26 Apr57.3Ordained BishopVincenzo CaputoBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop of Andria, Italy
61.3Ordained BishopAntonio CorrioneroBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop of Salamanca, Spain
42.3Ordained BishopAdam NowodworskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineBishop of Poznań, Poland
35.3Ordained BishopStanislaw StarczewskiTitular Bishop of LacedaemoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
27 AprBornGaetano D’Afflitto, C.R. †ScalaBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), Italy
2 May65.6DiedFrançois BuisseretArchbishop of Cambrai, France
4 MayAppointedFabrizio CaraccioloBishop of Tropea, Italy
10 May50.7Ordained BishopNicolas Zoes (Zoesius)Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
17 MayBornVirginio Orsini, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Rome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
18 May29.3AppointedGuillaume AléaumeBishop of Riez, FranceBishop of Lisieux, France
45.3AppointedLuis de Brito de Menezes, O.S.A. †Bishop of São Tomé of Meliapore, IndiaBishop of Cochin, India
40.3AppointedBaldassare Cagliares, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Malta
40.3AppointedJoão da GamaBishop of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
AppointedAlessandro FilonardiBishop of Aquino, Italy
33.3ResignedFilippo FilonardiBishop of Aquino, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
42.3AppointedPaolo Palombo, C.R. †Bishop of Vieste, ItalyBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
51.3AppointedVincenzo PeritiBishop of Lavello, Italy
49.3AppointedGirolamo Pignatelli, C.R. †Archbishop of Rossano, Italy
22 May93.3DiedAfonso de Castelo-BrancoBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
28 May51.4Ordained BishopVincenzo PeritiBishop of Lavello, Italy
49.4Ordained BishopGirolamo Pignatelli, C.R. †Archbishop of Rossano, Italy
31 May26.4Ordained BishopJoachim d’EstaingBishop of Clermont, France
Ordained BishopAlessandro FilonardiBishop of Aquino, Italy
1 Jun51.4AppointedMartin Alphonso Mexia de TovarBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
7 Jun62.4DiedPedro Manrique de Lara, O.S.A. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
13 Jun22.1Ordained PriestJost KnabPriest of Lausanne, SwitzerlandBishop
15 Jun37.4AppointedBartol Kačić, O.F.M. †Bishop of Makarska, Croatia
18 Jun28.4Ordained BishopSébastien ZametBishop of Langres, France
26 JunBornOnofrio ManesiLecceBishop of Bisignano, Italy
29 Jun27.4Ordained BishopPierre de Villars (III)Titular Archbishop of EphesusArchbishop of Vienne, France
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