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The Year of Our Lord 1756

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown59.2Ordained BishopJacinto Aguado y ChacónBishop of Arequipa, PeruBishop of Osma, Spain
24.0Ordained PriestStefano BorgiaPriestCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
52.7AppointedJuan Tomás de Boxadors y Sureda de San Martín, O.P. †Master General of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Sisto
17.4ProfessedTheodor von Brabeck, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop-Elect of Corvey, Germany
BornManuel de los Santos EscobarBishop-Elect of Quito, Ecuador
DiedIgnace-Dominique Grisella de RosignanBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
Ordained PriestFranz KalatayPriestBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
27.0Ordained PriestJean-François de La MarchePriestBishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, France
BornRanald MacDonaldEdinburghVicar Apostolic of Western District, Scotland, Great Britain
BornJoaquim José de Miranda CoutinhoCoimbraBishop of Castelo Branco, Portugal
23.2Ordained PriestPedro Nolasco Mora Mora, O. de M. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Solsona, Spain
DiedPaolo Antonio Nerini, B. †Vicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
BornDomenico Pes, Sch. P. †TempioBishop of Bisarchio o Bisarcio (Ozieri), Italy
15.9ProfessedLuigi Maria Pirelli, C.R. †Member of Congregation of Clerics RegularArchbishop of Trani e Bisceglie, Italy
21.2Ordained PriestLouis-René-Edouard de Rohan-GuéménéePriestCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
83.6DiedJulius Nicolaus TornoTitular Bishop of Arcadiopolis in Asia
1 Jan45.0DiedLouis-Marie Deveaux, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam
4 Jan52.3Ordained BishopNicolás Gil Martínez y MaloBishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
6 JanDiedMartinus van LitsenborghVicar Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
48.2Ordained BishopPascual López Estaún (Estac)Bishop of Jaca, SpainBishop of Huesca, Spain
7 Jan87.4DiedCarolus Antonius Donadoni, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
11 Jan44.1Ordained BishopJozef Karol ZbiškoTitular Bishop of TinumOfficial of Spiš, Slovakia
12 Jan53.2AppointedMartín Barcia CarrascalBishop of Córdoba, Spain
85.8AppointedRaniero d’ElciCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
81.3AppointedGiovanni Antonio Guadagni, O.C.D. †Cardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
76.1AppointedGiacomo OddiCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
66.3AppointedCarlo Maria SacripanteCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
58.0AppointedFelicjan Filip Wołodkowicz (Volodkovyc)Coadjutor Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), UkraineArchbishop
18 Jan66.5SucceededJohann Friedrich Karl von OsteinBishop of Worms, GermanyArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
54.8Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Pérez Baroja y MuroBishop of Teruel, Spain
73.5DiedFranz Georg von SchönbornArchbishop of Trier, Germany
54.6SucceededJohann Philipp von WalderdorffArchbishop of Trier, Germany
19 JanBornFrancesco Scipio Dondi OrologioPadovaBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
20 Jan47.3ResignedLeopold Ernst von FirmianCoadjutor Bishop of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Passau, Germany
25 Jan66.3Ordained BishopCarlo Maria SacripanteBishop of FrascatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop
1 Feb26.7Ordained PriestIgnaz Franz Stanislaus von SpaurPriest of Salzburg, AustriaBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
3 Feb67.4DiedLorenzo Taranco MujaurrietaBishop of Gerona, Spain
6 FebBornFrancesco Antonio MondelliRomeBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
11 FebBornPhilippe-François SausinOrangeBishop of Blois, France
12 Feb73.1DiedSiméon VII AwadPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
BornBaldassare LeonePalermoBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
15 Feb63.7DiedPaschalis ZainiBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
16 Feb35.9AppointedVitaliano BorromeoCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Thebae
48.1ConfirmedJean-Louis du Buisson de BeautevilleBishop of Alès (Alais), France
62.2AppointedGiovanni CalebottaBishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
49.0AppointedProspero Colonna di SciarraCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria ad MartyresCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agata de’ Goti
52.8AppointedCarlo MineoBishop of Patti, Italy
22 Feb66.1DiedMario BolognettiCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria ad Martyres
35.9Ordained BishopVitaliano BorromeoCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Thebae
52.8Ordained BishopCarlo MineoBishop of Patti, Italy
23 FebBornLorenzo LittaMilan, ItalyCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
24 FebBornAntón MákayRoznavaBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
25 Feb50.6Ordained BishopFridericus von PfutschnerTitular Bishop of Dragobitia (Drago)Auxiliary Bishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
28 FebSelectedTobie El-KhazenPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
6 Mar54.4SelectedFrancesco Felice Alberti d’EnnoCoadjutor Bishop of Trento, ItalyBishop
8 MarBornJean-Eléonor Montanier de BelmontSeysselBishop of Saint-Flour, France
11 MarBornGiuseppe Maria SpinaSarzanaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova, Italy
13 Mar22.9Ordained PriestFabrizio Cimino, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Oria, Italy
63.3DiedMarcello FilomariniBishop of Mileto, Italy
16 Mar62.7DiedJuan Antonio Pérez ArellanoAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
20 Mar60.2AppointedBernardo de Arbizu y UgarteArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
21 Mar66.9DiedHijacint Marija Milković, O.P. †Archbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
23 Mar51.2SelectedManuel Antonio de la TorreBishop of ParaguayBishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
28 Mar47.8Ordained PriestMax Friedrich von Königsegg und RothenfelsPriestArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
29 Mar50.1SucceededJohn Joseph HornyoldVicar Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain
78.2DiedJohn Talbot StonorVicar Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain
Apr56.6DiedFrancesco Agnello FragianniBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
1 Apr64.2DiedGregorio de Molleda y ClerqueArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
3 Apr22.9Ordained PriestPhilip BandiniPriestBishop of Larino, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestWenzel KobaltzPriest of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, GermanyPrefect
25.2Ordained PriestNiccolò SciarelliPriestBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, Italy
5 Apr53.2Elevated to CardinalPaul d’Albert de LuynesCardinal, Archbishop of Sens, France
57.4Elevated to CardinalAlberico ArchintoCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso
52.5AppointedPio Angelo BellingeriAuxiliary Bishop of Pavia, Italy
52.5AppointedPio Angelo BellingeriTitular Bishop of TamasusAuxiliary Bishop of Pavia, Italy
61.8AppointedFranciscus Antonius de los ReyesBishop of Oria, Italy
34.2AppointedClaude-François-Ignace Franchet de RansAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
34.2AppointedClaude-François-Ignace Franchet de RansTitular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
54.0AppointedLuigi MatteiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Ara Coeli
67.1AppointedPrudentius (Joannes Philippus) Patti, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Diocaesarea in Isauria
59.2Elevated to CardinalÉtienne-René Potier de GesvresCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Beauvais, France
71.3Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Battista Rotario da Pralormo (Rovero)Cardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
32.8AppointedFrancisco de Saldanha da GamaCardinal-DeaconCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
32.8Elevated to CardinalFrancisco de Saldanha da GamaCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
65.5Elevated to CardinalNicolas-Charles de Saulx-TavannesCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
35.3AppointedPietro Domenico ScoppaBishop of Gerace, Italy
43.1Elevated to CardinalFrancisco de Solís Folch de CardonaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
51.6Elevated to CardinalJohann Joseph von Trautson zu Falkenstein (Trauston)Cardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
7 Apr43.0AppointedJosé Patricio de la Cuesta VelardeBishop of Ceuta, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
BornPietro Maria d’AgostinoSciaccaBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
49.2AppointedBernardo José Pérez de OblitasBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
9 AprBornJean-André Doussain, M.E.P. †Doué-la-Fontaine, FranceCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam
10 AprBornJean-Louis Florens, M.E.P. †Lagnes, FranceCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan), China
17 Apr23.0Ordained PriestEmilio GentilePriestBishop of Alife, Italy
BornGuilelmus ZerbiSaronnoAuxiliary Bishop of Sabina (-Farfa), Italy
18 Apr61.8Ordained BishopFranciscus Antonius de los ReyesBishop of Oria, Italy
35.4Ordained BishopPietro Domenico ScoppaBishop of Gerace, Italy
19 Apr73.2DiedSamuel OzgaBishop of Kyiv and Chernihiv (Kijów and Czernihow), Ukraine
57.9Ordained PriestDominicus PasqualigoPriestBishop of Scardona (Skradin), Italy
40.4SucceededKajetan Ignacy SołtykBishop of Kyiv and Chernihiv (Kijów and Czernihow), UkraineBishop of Kraków, Poland
20 AprBornJuan José Díaz de Espada y Fernánez de LandaArroyabe, SpainBishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
25 Apr29.5Ordained PriestFranciscus CondulmerPriestTitular Bishop of Famagusta
54.5DiedEnrique EnríquezCardinal, Official of the Secretariat of State
28 Apr70.4DiedJohann Ferdinand Joseph von BoedigkeimAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
1 May23.3Ordained PriestPaul DovanliaPriestBishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
4 MayBornLouis-Jules-François-Joseph d’Andigné de MayneufLe Lion-d'AngersBishop of Nantes, France
76.8DiedDomingo (Damiano) PolouArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
5 May71.3DiedIgnazio StellutiBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
12 MayBornJean-Pierre de Gallien de ChabonsGrenobleBishop Emeritus of Amiens, France
90.2DiedJohann Franz RicciusAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, France
13 May61.0DiedPacifico BizzaArchbishop of Split (Spalato), Croatia
14 May75.3DiedLouis-Jacques-François de VocanceBishop of Senez, France
21 MayBornAntonio Leonardis da LucinicoGoriziaBishop of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), Italy
23 May34.3Ordained BishopClaude-François-Ignace Franchet de RansTitular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
39.8AppointedEmmanuel Ernst von WaldsteinAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicBishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
39.8AppointedEmmanuel Ernst von WaldsteinTitular Bishop of AmyclaeBishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
24 May57.5InstalledAlberico ArchintoCardinal-Priest of San Matteo in MerulanaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso
64.1AppointedJosé Francisco BiguezalBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
45.3AppointedGiuseppe Maria Capece Zurlo, C.R. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
42.0AppointedDiego Antonio Díez MadroñeroBishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
51.3ConfirmedManuel Antonio de la TorreBishop of ParaguayBishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
53.2AppointedHonuphrius del TufoBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
33.9AppointedGiovanni Luca GaragninBishop of Arbe (Rab), CroatiaArchbishop of Split (Spalato), Croatia
66.7AppointedPedro Gómez de la TorreBishop of Plasencia, Spain
41.1AppointedJosé Franquís Lasso de CastillaBishop of Málaga, Spain
55.3AppointedPedro Martínez de OnecaBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
51.7AppointedGiovanni Battista SandiBishop of Belluno, Italy
68.2AppointedLuca Melchiore TempiCardinal-Priest of Santa SusannaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
27 May45.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe Maria Capece Zurlo, C.R. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
53.2Ordained BishopHonuphrius del TufoBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
30 May33.9Ordained BishopGiovanni Luca GaragninBishop of Arbe (Rab), CroatiaArchbishop of Split (Spalato), Croatia
DiedStephen MacEgan, O.P. †Bishop of Meath, Ireland
3 Jun53.0DiedJosé de BragançaArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
18.4ProfessedIsidoro Leggio, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
6 Jun54.0DiedMihály Karl (Michele Carlo) von AlthanBishop of Vác, Hungary
7 JunBornBernhard Boll, O. Cist. †StuttgartArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
12 Jun25.6Ordained PriestPietro BoscariniPriestBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
22.7Ordained PriestMarcantonio ContiPriestBishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestFranciscus Aloysius Junosza GzowskiPriestTitular Bishop of Thespiae
15 Jun46.2AppointedJoannes Dominicus (Michael Antonius) Chiavassa, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of Assuras
34.4AppointedCharles Walmesley, O.S.B. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great BritainVicar Apostolic
34.4AppointedCharles Walmesley, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Ramata (Rama)Vicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain
16 Jun41.1Ordained BishopJosé Franquís Lasso de CastillaBishop of Málaga, Spain
21 JunDiedJosé Antonio Flores de RiveraBishop of Nicaragua
22 JunDiedJohn Brett, O.P. †Bishop of Elphin, Ireland
28 Jun38.5DiedFrançois-Armand-Auguste de Rohan-Soubise-VentadourCardinal, Bishop of Strasbourg, France
29 JunBornJoseph Chrysostomus PauerWienBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
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