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The Year of Our Lord 1959

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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknownPedro Pablo Andrade Sanchez, O.F.M. †Prefect of Galápagos, Ecuador
unknown80.3Ivan RomanoffVicar Apostolic of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
unknownClément Sirgue, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Moundou, Chad
unknown45.0Gilberto TapiaFormer Bishop-Elect of Guaranda, Ecuador
unknown86.2Francis Xavier Wang Zepu (Tse-pu)Bishop Emeritus of Wanxian [Wanhsien], China
6 Jan54.6João Batista Portocarrero CostaCoadjutor Archbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
13 Jan57.3Henri-Alexandre ChappouliéBishop of Angers, France
16 Jan72.7Michele FontevecchiaBishop Emeritus of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
18 Jan80.6Theodor Buddenbrock, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Lanzhou [Lanchow], China
28 Jan68.0Mario BondiniBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
28 Jan74.3José María González y ValenciaArchbishop of Durango, México
10 Feb82.7Giovanni PiccioniBishop of Livorno, Italy
10 Feb75.4George Weld, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of British Guiana, Guyana, Antilles
13 Feb74.8Ambroise Leblanc, O.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Urawa, Japan
18 Feb74.3Jeremiah KinaneArchbishop of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland
22 Feb76.4Gustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. †Bishop of Beihai [Pakhoi], China
28 Feb89.7Angelo BartolomasiArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
3 Mar74.5Joseph Clement WillgingBishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
5 Mar62.4Denys Pierre HindiéArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
13 Mar77.9Pierre-Jean-Marie-Louis Peurois, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rabat, Morocco
2 Apr74.6Bl. Mykola (Nicola) Czarneckyj (Charnetsky), C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of Lebedus
8 Apr45.5Marius Macrionitis, S.J. †Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
18 Apr82.0Moisés Sizenando CoelhoArchbishop of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
18 Apr67.1Felipe Antonio Gallego Gorgojo, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
19 Apr55.9André Sorin, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
26 Apr88.5Joseph Patrick DonahueAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
30 Apr65.0Edouard RanaivoBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
4 May87.0Georges-François-Xavier-Marie GrenteCardinal, Bishop of Le Mans, France
7 May70.3Crisanto Luque y SánchezCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
7 May64.5Joseph-Jean-Yves MarcadéBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
12 May81.4Peter Janser, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Indore, India
21 May80.0Jan (Johannes) Nepomuk RemigerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
27 May75.8José María García Graín, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
28 May66.9Jan Piotr StepaBishop of Tarnów, Poland
31 May79.2Jules LecouvetAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
1 Jun73.9Angelo FicarraBishop Emeritus of Patti, Italy
1 Jun66.6William Theodore MulloyBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USA
6 Jun75.3Carlo FalcinelliBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
10 Jun67.6Job Chen Chi-ming (Ki-meng), C.M. †Bishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
28 Jun68.0Bernardo Botero Álvarez, C.M. †Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
28 Jun64.8Luis Pérez Hernández, C.I.M. †Bishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
29 Jul80.7Anselmo Mary Catalán, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of New Norcia, Australia
31 Jul83.4Michael Joseph Keyes, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Savannah, Georgia, USA
4 Aug79.5Ioan BalanBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
8 Aug70.8Fermín Emilio LafitteArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
20 Aug82.4Alexandre EvreinoffTitular Archbishop of Parium
21 Aug57.8Rubén Odio HerreraArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
24 Aug88.6Nicola GiannattasioBishop Emeritus of Nardò, Italy
27 Aug59.4Joseph John AnnabringBishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
7 Sep59.5Kenneth GrantBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
7 Sep93.7Alberto Vassallo di TorregrossaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
9 Sep74.9Thomas Anthony WelchBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
19 Sep76.7Paul AklTitular Bishop of Laodicea in Syria per i Maroniti
20 Sep66.7Matthew Francis BradyBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
25 Sep77.0José Tupinambá da FrotaBishop of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
30 Sep53.6Rafael Ignacio Arias BlancoArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
1 Oct39.1José Humberto PaparoniBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
3 Oct55.5Peter Wang Mu-ToBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
7 Oct84.4Anton AkšamovićBishop Emeritus of Bosna (Djakovo) et Srijem, Croatia
9 Oct45.4Thomas Joseph Danehy, M.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Pando, Bolivia
15 Oct65.9Pranciskus RamanauskasAuxiliary Bishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
26 Oct76.1Januarius Kyunosuke HayasakaBishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
29 Oct78.2Octávio Augusto Chagas de MirandaBishop of Pouso Alegre, Brazil
2 Nov86.1Federico TedeschiniCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
5 Nov83.7Louis-Joseph-Marie Auneau, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Shiré, Malawi
5 Nov82.1Vincent George Taylor, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
8 Nov76.4Alfonso Maria de SanctisBishop of Todi, Italy
9 Nov85.5Giovanni Francesco Filippucci (Filippoussis)Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
16 Nov76.7Gregor RožmanBishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
18 Nov74.9Henri-Marius BernardBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
19 Nov67.3Joseph CharbonneauArchbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
22 Nov85.3Joaquim Rafael Maria d’Assunçâo Pitinho, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cabo Verde
26 Nov70.9Alfredo Lanfranconi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Toungoo, Myanmar
27 Nov64.5Cândido Bento Maria Penso, O.P. †Bishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
29 Nov72.0Carlos Francisco Hanlon, C.P. †Bishop of Catamarca, Argentina
3 Dec86.2Juozapas SkvireckasArchbishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
5 Dec85.7Henry Grey GrahamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
8 Dec69.2Hugh Louis LambBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
8 Dec76.7Paolo RostagnoBishop of Ivrea, Italy
11 Dec80.9Johannes Baptist DietzBishop Emeritus of Fulda, Germany
18 Dec68.4John Roderick MacDonaldBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
26 Dec59.1Justin Joseph McCarthyBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
29 Dec57.6Daniel-Auguste LemonnierAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France

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