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The Year of Our Lord 1776

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January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown16.9ProfessedFederico Bencivenni, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
BornLazzaro Vladagni BianchiShkodrëBishop of Sapë, Albania
BornManoel Joaquim Gonçalves de AndradeCampanarioBishop of São Paulo, Brazil
19.0Ordained PriestArnaud-Ferdinand de La PortePriestBishop of Carcassonne, France
BornJosé Manuel Eufrasio de Quiroga SarmientoSan Juan de CuyoBishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
79.1DiedPaulus de RévayAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
82.3DiedFrancesco Antonio RoccoBishop of Capri, Italy
14 Jan52.4Ordained BishopEsteban Lorenzo de Tristán y EsmenotaBishop of NicaraguaBishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
36.6Ordained BishopJean-Denis de VienneTitular Bishop of SareptaAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
15 Jan45.6SelectedFranciscus von BerchtoldBishop of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
19 Jan44.0AppointedAlessandro Maria OdoardiBishop of Perugia, Italy
20 Jan62.6DiedFrancisco Garrido de la VegaBishop of Córdoba, Spain
21 Jan22.3Ordained PriestNikodem PuzynaPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
29 Jan44.1AppointedDominicus ArcaroliBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Vieste, Italy
62.8AppointedSerafino Filangeri, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
58.8AppointedAntonio Jorge y GalvánArchbishop of Granada, Spain
39.4AppointedAlessandro GarimbertiBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
43.8AppointedDomenico Maria GentileBishop of Savona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of HemeriaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
53.9AppointedJosé Molina Lario y NavarroBishop of Málaga, Spain
58.1AppointedMichel Joseph de LaulanhierTitular Bishop of Aegae
40.0ConfirmedMarie-Charles-Isidore de MercyBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Bourges, France
51.1AppointedErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
51.1AppointedErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
51.8AppointedCarlo Rezzonico (Jr.)Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
51.8AppointedCarlo Rezzonico (Jr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
51.5AppointedRaffaele TostiBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
30 Jan30.7SelectedWilhelm Florentin von Salm-SalmBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
31 Jan71.1DiedClemente José Colaço Leitão, S.J. †Bishop of Cochin, India
Feb89.2DiedTomás del Valle, O.P. †Bishop of Cádiz, Spain
4 Feb44.1Ordained BishopDominicus ArcaroliBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Vieste, Italy
39.4Ordained BishopAlessandro GarimbertiBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
43.8Ordained BishopDomenico Maria GentileBishop of Savona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.1Ordained BishopAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of HemeriaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
44.0Ordained BishopAlessandro Maria OdoardiBishop of Perugia, Italy
BornIgnacy Ludwik PawłowskiBar CamenecenArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
51.5Ordained BishopRaffaele TostiBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
6 FebBornFilippo MartuscelliMuroBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
7 Feb73.9DiedJean-François de Chastellard de Montillet de GrenaudArchbishop of Auch, France
9 FebBornPablo Jesús Corcuera y CasertaCádizBishop of Vic, Spain
11 Feb24.3Ordained DeaconVincenzo Maria Manieri, O.F.M. Conv. †Deacon of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Ruvo e Bitonto, Italy
BornManuel del VillarPamplonaBishop of Lérida, Spain
18 FebBornJean-François de HercéMayenneBishop Emeritus of Nantes, France
40.0Ordained BishopMarie-Charles-Isidore de MercyBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Bourges, France
25 Feb65.1SelectedAntonio Branciforte ColonnaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Bishop
29 FebBornGiulio de TommasiCapuaBishop of San Severo, Italy
2 Mar24.1Ordained PriestAntonio Maria NappiPriestBishop of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, Italy
63.3Ordained PriestGirolamo VolpiPriestTitular Archbishop of Neocaesarea in Ponto
3 Mar36.0Ordained BishopMaciej Grzegorz GarnyszTitular Bishop of LarandaBishop of Chełm, Poland
35.9SelectedJacques-Joseph-François de VogüéBishop of Dijon, France
48.8Ordained BishopFriedrich Ludwig Franz von Wangen zu GeroldseckBishop of Basel, Switzerland
5 MarBornPablo García Abella, C.O. †MadridArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
13 Mar52.3AppointedKarol SalbeckBishop of Spiš, Slovakia
14 Mar80.6DiedGiovanni Battista BortoliBishop Emeritus of Feltre, Italy
16 Mar50.4AppointedGiuseppe GarampiApostolic Nuncio to AustriaCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
17 Mar51.3Ordained BishopErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
21 Mar53.1SelectedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
63.1DiedFrancisco de Solís Folch de CardonaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
23 Mar24.2Ordained PriestFrançois-Marie BigexPriestArchbishop of Chambéry, France
25.8Ordained PriestFabiano Giuseppe Giacomo Luigi Galliani, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinTitular Bishop of Pergamum
23.5Ordained DeaconHieronim Stojnowski (Stroynowski)DeaconBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
25 Mar68.2DiedJean-Louis du Buisson de BeautevilleBishop of Alès (Alais), France
Apr70.3DiedStefano Gennaro SpaniBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
4 Apr64.9DiedFilippo SanseverinoBishop Emeritus of Alife, Italy
5 Apr42.3SelectedPierre-Marie-Madeleine Cortois de BaloréBishop of Alès (Alais), FranceBishop Emeritus of Nîmes, France
6 Apr22.8Ordained PriestGabriello Maria Gravina, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
26.9Ordained PriestFortuné-Charles de MazenodPriestBishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
23.5Ordained PriestHieronim Stojnowski (Stroynowski)PriestBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
8 Apr45.7Ordained DeaconNicola Colonna di StiglianoDeaconCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
9 Apr45.7Ordained PriestNicola Colonna di StiglianoPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
11 AprBornMatthäus KutschankNucknitzPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
12 Apr46.1ResignedMichael ChomińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.3ResignedClaude-Marc-Antoine d’Apchon de CorgenonBishop of Dijon, FranceArchbishop of Auch, France
BornVíctor Damián Sáez y Sánchez MayorBudiaBishop of Tortosa, Spain
13 AprBornGiuseppe PecciGubbioCardinal, Bishop of Gubbio, Italy
14 Apr24.2Ordained PriestFabrizio SelviPriestBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
15 Apr33.6AppointedFrancisco Mateo Aguiriano GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
33.6AppointedFrancisco Mateo Aguiriano GómezTitular Bishop of ThagasteBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
39.7Elevated to CardinalGiovanni ArchintoIn PectoreCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
62.3AppointedFelice Antonio BianchiAuxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
62.3AppointedFelice Antonio BianchiTitular Bishop of PergamumAuxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
65.2ConfirmedAntonio Branciforte ColonnaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Bishop
38.4AppointedAloisio BuonamiciBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, ItalyBishop of Volterra, Italy
59.1AppointedGiuseppe IppolitiBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
25.3AppointedJózef Leon ŁopacińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25.3AppointedJózef Leon ŁopacińskiTitular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
68.5AppointedPascual López Estaún (Estac)Bishop of Huesca, Spain
40.6AppointedRanieri ManciniBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedJoannes Bapt. Miroudot, O. Cist. †Bishop of Baghdad, Iraq
49.5AppointedAndreas OrszágAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, Hungary
49.5AppointedAndreas OrszágTitular Bishop of MyndusAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, Hungary
40.3AppointedPedro Benito Antonio Quevedo y QuintanoCardinal, Bishop of Orense, Spain
63.7AppointedAndrea RattiTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in Haemimonto
58.3ConfirmedMaximilian Augustinus Christoph von RodtBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
53.1AppointedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Monreale, ItalyArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
53.1ConfirmedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
50.5Elevated to CardinalLuigi Valenti GonzagaIn PectoreCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
21 Apr38.4Ordained BishopAloisio BuonamiciBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, ItalyBishop of Volterra, Italy
25 Apr62.4DiedGiuseppe Orlandi, O.S.B. †Bishop of Giovinazzo e Terlizzi, Italy
27 Apr67.4DiedSimone BuonacorsiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta Latina
May75.3DiedStefano di LeoniBishop of Novigrad (Cittanova), Croatia
1 May24.5Ordained PriestVincenzo Maria Manieri, O.F.M. Conv. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Ruvo e Bitonto, Italy
5 May59.4DiedJohann Andreas KaiserBishop of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
7 May67.7DiedLuis Fernando de Hoyos y MierBishop of Michoacán, México
8 May58.6SelectedGennaro GiordanoBishop of Acerra, Italy
56.9DiedJosé Laplana CastellónBishop of Tarazona, Spain
10 May49.7SelectedJacques-Thomas-Joseph WellensBishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
12 MayBornJoaquim de Nossa Senhora de Nazareth Oliveira e Abreu, O.F.M. †Nazaré PederneiraBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
55.6Ordained BishopMartin Nugk von LichtenhoffTitular Bishop of CisamusPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
16 MayBornLuigi Emmanuele Nicolo Lambruschini, B. †Sestri LevanteCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
19 May27.9Ordained DeaconLászló Köszeghy von RometeDeacon of Society of JesusBishop of Csanád, Hungary
20 May47.3AppointedGregorio AlessandriBishop of Cortona, Italy
39.8Elevated to CardinalGiovanni ArchintoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
49.3AppointedJózsef BatthyányCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
50.7AppointedGuido CalcagniniArchbishop (Personal Title) of Osimo e Cingoli, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
50.7Elevated to CardinalGuido CalcagniniCardinal, Bishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
42.4ConfirmedPierre-Marie-Madeleine Cortois de BaloréBishop of Alès (Alais), FranceBishop Emeritus of Nîmes, France
45.8AppointedNicola Colonna di StiglianoTitular Archbishop of SebasteaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
55.4AppointedClaude-Marc-Antoine d’Apchon de CorgenonArchbishop of Auch, France
61.4AppointedFrancisco Javier Delgado BenegasArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
51.0Elevated to CardinalAngelo Maria DuriniCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Ancyra
31.0ConfirmedWilhelm Florentin von Salm-SalmBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
50.6AppointedGiuseppe GarampiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
58.7ConfirmedGennaro GiordanoBishop of Acerra, Italy
49.4AppointedFederico Maria GiovanelliPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
BornJoseph von Hohenzollern-HechingenTroppauBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
50.6Elevated to CardinalLuigi Valenti GonzagaCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
36.1ConfirmedJacques-Joseph-François de VogüéBishop of Dijon, France
22 MayOrdained BishopYouhanan VIII HormezArchbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
26 May33.7Ordained BishopFrancisco Mateo Aguiriano GómezTitular Bishop of ThagasteBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
BornJan Marceli GutkowskiRaciążBishop Emeritus of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland
54.7Ordained BishopJan SzyikoswkiTitular Bishop of SinopeAuxiliary Bishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
28 May45.9Ordained BishopNicola Colonna di StiglianoTitular Archbishop of SebasteaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
58.7Ordained BishopGennaro GiordanoBishop of Acerra, Italy
29 May51.5SelectedPeter Michael Vigil von Thun und HohensteinBishop of Trento, Italy
1 Jun30.0Ordained PriestFrancesco AmorosoPriestArchbishop of Lanciano, Italy
63.5Ordained DeaconPaolo Francesco AntamoriDeacon of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
23.1Ordained PriestMichele BelliPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyTitular Archbishop of Nazianzus
24.9Ordained PriestHenri-Marie-Clauce de Bruc-MontplaisirPriestBishop of Vannes, France
69.9ResignedCarlo CamuziBishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), SloveniaBishop Emeritus
28.6Ordained PriestFrancsco Antonio Javier de Gardoqui ArriquíbarCardinal, Priest of Palencia, Spain
27.9Ordained PriestLászló Köszeghy von RometePriest of Society of JesusBishop of Csanád, Hungary
24.1Ordained PriestVincenzo Maria Mossi de MoranoPriestBishop Emeritus of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
23.4Ordained PriestJán Baptist RichlowskyPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
24.1Ordained PriestClaude-François de ThiollazPriest of Annecy, FranceBishop
2 Jun56.0InstalledAgustín de Alvarado y CastilloArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, ColombiaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
5 Jun66.5DiedGiuseppe SparanoArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
9 Jun63.9Ordained BishopAndrea RattiTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in Haemimonto
36.2Ordained BishopJacques-Joseph-François de VogüéBishop of Dijon, France
10 JunDiedPatrick Robert KirwanBishop of Achonry, Ireland
84.4DiedPaul de RibeyreBishop of Saint-Flour, France
13 Jun69.8DiedCristoforo Sizzo de NorisBishop of Trento, Italy
20 JunBornJakob BrandMespelbrunnBishop of Limburg, Germany
BornLuigi Del DragoRome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Panisperna
23 Jun25.8Ordained DeaconIgnacy BardzińskiDeacon of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
62.5Ordained BishopFelice Antonio BianchiTitular Bishop of PergamumAuxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
29.5Ordained PriestNicolò Saverio GamboniPriestPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
55.4DiedBenedetto MatteiBishop of Marsi, Italy
24 Jun24.7Ordained PriestGeorg Franz LockPriest of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, GermanyPrefect
26 JunBornGiacomo MonicoRieseCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
30 Jun53.1Ordained BishopAntonio Caballero y GóngoraBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), MéxicoBishop of Córdoba, Spain
42.5Ordained BishopPierre-Marie-Madeleine Cortois de BaloréBishop of Alès (Alais), FranceBishop Emeritus of Nîmes, France
25.5Ordained BishopJózef Leon ŁopacińskiTitular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
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