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Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
8 Nov 1924 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hiArchbishop Emeritus of Gwangju
18 Dec 1926 Bishop Michael Pak Jeong-ilBishop Emeritus of Masan
25 Jan 1927 Bishop Paul Kim Tchang-ryeolBishop Emeritus of Cheju
2 Sep 1929 Bishop René Marie Albert Dupont, M.E.P.Bishop Emeritus of Andong
28 May 1934 Francesco Cardinal MonterisiArchpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}, Roman Curia
5 Dec 1934 Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J.Bishop Emeritus of Uijeongbu
15 Sep 1936 Archbishop Andreas Choi Chang-mouArchbishop Emeritus of Gwangju
30 Jun 1937 Archbishop Giovanni Battista MorandiniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
27 Jul 1940 Bishop James Kim Ji-seokBishop Emeritus of Wonju
10 Mar 1941 Bishop Vincent Ri Pyung-hoBishop Emeritus of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}
5 Aug 1942 Archbishop Osvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Korea
5 Dec 1943 Andrew Cardinal Yeom Soo-jungArchbishop of Seoul
Youngest
7 Sep 1971 Bishop Stephanus Han Jung HyunAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}
3 Mar 1970 Bishop Simon Kim Ju-youngBishop of Chuncheon
3 Sep 1968 Bishop Pius Sin HozelAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}
5 Mar 1968 Bishop Simon Ok Hyun-jjnAuxiliary Bishop of Gwangju
26 Aug 1966 Bishop John Moon Hee JongAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
25 May 1966 Bishop John Bosco Chang Shin-HoAuxiliary Bishop of Daegu {Taegu}
22 Oct 1964 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chulBishop of Incheon {Inch’on}
15 Mar 1963 Bishop Pius Moon Chang-wooBishop of Jeju
4 Sep 1962 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chonAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
15 Sep 1961 Bishop John Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}
5 Aug 1961 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
6 Feb 1961 Bishop Titus Seo Sang-BeomBishop of Korea, Military

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