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The Year of Our Lord 1456

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedGiacomino BenedettiBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
DiedNicola Campanile, O.S.B. †Bishop of Ravello, Italy
BornGiovanni ColonnaCardinal, Administrator of Rieti, Italy
DiedRoberto degli Asini, O.S.A. †Bishop of Arezzo, Italy
25.0Ordained PriestWilliam ElphinstonePriestBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
BornNiccolò FieschiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
ResignedThomas HalseBishop-Elect of Exeter, England, Great BritainFormer Bishop-Elect
29.0Ordained PriestGeorg Heßler (Hessler)Priest of Würzburg, GermanyCardinal, Bishop of Passau, Germany
DiedRafael HerczogArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
BornJan ŁaskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
BornJan LubrańskiBishop of Poznań, Poland
DiedJohn MeyArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
DiedMiklós Bishop of Nitra, Slovakia
DiedFrancesco Oddi de TudertoBishop of Assisi, Italy
DiedJean de ParenzoBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
BornKonrad von RietbergBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
BornGeorg von SlatkoniaBishop of Wien, Austria
8 JanDiedGerhard , O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
74.5DiedSt. Lorenzo Giustiniani, C.R.S.A. †Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
25 Jan57.4Ordained BishopTomasz StrzępińskiBishop of Kraków, Poland
30 JanAppointedMartin Fernandi de BilchesBishop of Ávila, Spain
3 FebAppointedGeoffrey de BasillacBishop of Carcassonne, FranceBishop of Rieux, France
4 Feb24.0AppointedGeorge NevilleBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainArchbishop of York, England, Great Britain
6 FebDiedPiotr NowakBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
16 FebBornAchille GrassiCardinal, Administrator of Bologna, Italy
20 Feb25.1Elevated to CardinalRodrigo de BorjaIn PectorePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
24.1Elevated to CardinalLuis Juan del MilàIn PectoreCardinal, Bishop of Lérida, Spain
1 MarAppointedJan Pelletz (Pelec), O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
AppointedJan Pelletz (Pelec), O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Symbalia (Cembalo)Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
15 MarAppointedGodefroid Greveray, O. Carm. †Bishop of Dagne (Danj), AlbaniaBishop Emeritus
18 MarAppointedDomenico Mercari, O.P. †Bishop of Ravello, Italy
19 Mar56.2DiedReinhard von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
21 MarOrdained BishopJean du Bellay, O.S.B. †Bishop of Fréjus, FranceBishop of Poitiers, France
23 MarBornSigismondo PappacodaBishop of Tropea, Italy
12 Apr28.2Ordained BishopPaolo Fregoso (Campofregoso)Cardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
13 AprAppointedGiovanni Campanella, O.S.B. †Bishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
16 AprDiedRaoul de La MoussayeBishop of Dol, France
21 AprAppointedNikolaus Langen, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Naumburg, Germany
AppointedNikolaus Langen, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Milos (Melos), GreeceAuxiliary Bishop of Naumburg, Germany
10 May58.3CeasedHeinrich von HewenApostolic Administrator of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
71.3AppointedIsidore of KievAdministrator of Nicosia, CyprusCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedAnton von TosabetisBishop of Chur, Switzerland
14 MayAppointedAlessandro ManfrediBishop of Monopoli, Italy
27 May32.4Ordained BishopKonrad von DiepholzBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
28 May57.8DiedJakob von SierckArchbishop of Trier, Germany
29 MayDiedAntonio BernieriBishop of Lodi, Italy
31 MayOrdained BishopThomas Knight, O.S.B. †Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
JunResignedGeoffrey de BasillacBishop-Elect of Carcassonne, FranceBishop of Rieux, France
4 JunAppointedJacques Radulphi DupontBishop of Sisteron, France
7 JunAppointedThomas Leger, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Limerick, IrelandBishop Emeritus
9 Jun26.4AppointedJodok z Rożemberka (von Rosenberg), O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
18 Jun48.8AppointedAlain de CoëtivyAdministrator of Dol, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Avignon, France
21 Jun22.4SelectedJohann von BadenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
AppointedGiorgio Bocchi de Carpo, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
AppointedGiorgio Bocchi de Carpo, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
AppointedNikolaus Frier, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Basel, Switzerland
AppointedNikolaus Frier, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Basel, Switzerland
AppointedNicolas Fryes de Brisaco, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in Lydia
AppointedCarlo PallavicinoBishop of Lodi, Italy
22 JunDiedAlfonso de Cartagena (de Santa Maria)Bishop of Burgos, Spain
25 JunBornGiovanni d’AragonaCardinal, Administrator of Taranto, Italy
27 JunOrdained BishopJohann von GrumbachBishop of Würzburg, Germany
JulResignedPierre BureauBishop of Béziers, FranceBishop Emeritus
7 Jul33.5AppointedJean du ChastelArchbishop (Personal Title) of Carcassonne, FranceBishop
9 JulAppointedJean de Falconet, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Arras, France
AppointedJean de Falconet, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of BerytusAuxiliary Bishop of Arras, France
AppointedJean de Pera, O.P. †Bishop of Soldaja (Sudak)
AppointedHeinrich Ribegerste, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Naumburg, Germany
AppointedHeinrich Ribegerste, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of VernensisAuxiliary Bishop of Naumburg, Germany
13 JulOrdained BishopHeinrich Hopfgarten, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
20 Jul62.5DiedAlerinus de RambaldisBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
23 JulAppointedUlrich Aumayer (Aumair), O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedUlrich Aumayer (Aumair), O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedAntonio CabateriBishop of Orvieto, Italy
6 AugAppointedBernardo del Carretto, O.S.B. †Bishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
23 AugAppointedAmico BonamiciBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
1 SepDiedGiovanni Castiglione (de Polena)Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
8 SepBornBernardino López de Carvajal y SandeCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
12 SepDiedDalmacio del MurArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
17 Sep25.7AppointedRodrigo de BorjaCardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcerePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
25.7Elevated to CardinalRodrigo de BorjaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
24.7AppointedLuis Juan del MilàCardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Bishop of Lérida, Spain
24.7Elevated to CardinalLuis Juan del MilàCardinal, Bishop of Lérida, Spain
23.0AppointedJaime de PortugalCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Administrator of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
23.0Elevated to CardinalJaime de PortugalCardinal, Administrator of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
24 SepAppointedBlaise de Greele (Regnier)Archbishop of Bordeaux, France
OctDiedAnton von TosabetisBishop of Chur, Switzerland
1 OctAppointedCarlo de NepisBishop of Assisi, Italy
3 Oct71.7DiedWalram von MoersBishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
7 OctAppointedSimon de Rubo, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Verdun, France
AppointedSimon de Rubo, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Metz, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Verdun, France
AppointedSimon de Rubo, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of BanadosAuxiliary Bishop of Verdun, France
8 OctAppointedMatteo ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
22 OctDiedJaime Gerart y VernomenBishop of Barcelona, Spain
25 Oct22.8ConfirmedJohann von BadenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
7 Nov54.8Ordained BishopSiegfried von VenningenBishop of Speyer, Germany
10 NovDiedGottardo Calderari Pomo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Caorle, Italy
12 NovAppointedLuis de Acuña y OsorioBishop of Burgos, Spain
ConfirmedLeonhard Wiesmair (Wyssmayer)Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
23 NovResignedThomas Leger, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Limerick, IrelandBishop Emeritus
26 NovDiedJean LavantageBishop of Amiens, France
10 DecAppointedPierre Cheminot, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Maillezais, France
AppointedPierre Cheminot, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Helenopolis in BithyniaAuxiliary Bishop of Maillezais, France
17 Dec36.9Elevated to CardinalGiovanni CastiglioneCardinal, Bishop of Pavia, Italy
49.9Elevated to CardinalRichard Olivier de LongueilCardinal, Bishop of Coutances, France
59.9Elevated to CardinalJuan de MellaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
41.9Elevated to CardinalRinaldo PiscicelloCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
51.1Elevated to CardinalEnea Silvio PiccolominiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
Elevated to CardinalGiacomo TebaldiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Anastasia
18 Dec59.9AppointedJuan de MellaCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
51.1AppointedEnea Silvio PiccolominiCardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
26 DecAppointedSilvestro de PraticaBishop of Segni, Italy

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