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Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
8 Nov 1924 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hiArchbishop Emeritus of Kwangju
7 Dec 1926 Bishop William John McNaughton, M.M.Bishop Emeritus of Incheon {Inch’on}
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
11 Mar 1930 Bishop Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryongBishop Emeritus of Daejeon {Taejon}
7 Dec 1931 Nicholas Cardinal Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop Emeritus of Seoul
20 Nov 1933 Bishop John of the Cross Chang-yikBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn
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 Uijongbu
14 Sep 1935 Archbishop Paul Ri Moun-hiArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}
14 Apr 1936 Ivan Cardinal DiasPrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Roman Curia
Youngest
5 Mar 1968 Bishop Simon Ok Hyun-jjnAuxiliary Bishop of Kwangju
22 Oct 1964 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chulAuxiliary Bishop of Incheon {Inch’on}
4 Sep 1962 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chonAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
5 Aug 1961 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
5 Sep 1957 Bishop John Chrisostom Kwon Hyok-juBishop of Andong
6 Jul 1957 Bishop Linus Lee Seong-hyoAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
8 Feb 1956 Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong SooAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}
3 Nov 1955 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seokAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}
16 Jun 1955 Bishop Han Lim MoonAuxiliary Bishop of San Martín, Argentina
8 Jun 1955 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-manAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
7 Nov 1954 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-KilArchbishop of Daegu {Taegu}
15 Apr 1953 Bishop Paul Hwang Chul-sooBishop of Busan {Pusan}

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