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The Year of Our Lord 1521

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown39.0Ordained BishopMusa al-AkkariBishopPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
BornAntonio AltovitiRomeArchbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
BornStefano BonucciArezzoCardinal, Bishop of Arezzo, Italy
DiedGiovanni Brainfort, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Lydda
DiedGerolamo CastaldiBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
BornAgustín de Cisneros MontesaMedina de Rioseco, SpainBishop of Concepción, Chile
39.0AppointedMarco CornaroTitular Patriarch of ConstantinopleCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
DiedFerdinando CastigliaBishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
ResignedGiovanni Francesco D’AnnaBishop of Carinola (Calina), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGianpaolo della ChiesaTortona, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pancrazio
AppointedZacharias Ferrari, O. Carm. †Bishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
DiedMarco de FranceschiBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, Greece
16.9ProfessedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
SelectedDietrich HardenbergBishop of Brandenburg, Germany
DiedThomas HulsayBishop of Leighlin, Ireland
DiedAcenario LópezBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
DiedAntonio LuciferoBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
36.0Ordained PriestAugustin Mair, C.R.S.A. †Priest of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
DiedFrançois de MelunBishop of Thérouanne, France
ResignedGiacomo NiniBishop of Potenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMatthais ObAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
DiedAntonio Camillo PesciBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
DiedJuan PilarsArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
DiedSismondo Filiasio RoverellaArchbishop Emeritus of Ravenna, Italy
DiedGiacomo TorrellaBishop of Trevico, Italy
DiedGómez de Toledo SolísBishop of Plasencia, Spain
ResignedDomenico Valdettaro (Valletaro)Bishop of Acci (Accia), FranceBishop Emeritus
38.0AppointedPál VárdaiBishop of Veszprém, HungaryArchbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
3 JanOrdained BishopGaleotto Graziani, O. Camald. †Bishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy
5 Jan30.5AppointedAlbrecht von BrandenburgCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Archbishop of Mainz, Germany
48.5InstalledErhard (Erardo, Everard) von der Mark (de la Marca, Marck)Cardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop of Liège, Belgium
41.0AppointedRafał LeszczyńskiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Płock, Poland
52.0AppointedSilvio PasseriniCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Bishop of Cortona, Italy
6 Jan23.0DiedGuillaume de CroyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
7 Jan41.6AppointedPompeo ColonnaAdministrator of Potenza, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Monreale, Italy
14 JanAppointedSymphorien BullioudBishop of Bazas, FranceBishop of Soissons, France
Ordained BishopAndrés Clemente de Torrecremata, T.O.R. †Bishop of Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
64.3AppointedBernardino López de Carvajal y SandeBishop of Plasencia, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
17 JanDiedJuan FerrerArchbishop of Arles, France
SucceededJuan FerrerArchbishop of Arles, France
2 FebBornAnnibale BozzutiMontecalvo IrpinioCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Avignon, France
4 Feb82.0DiedWilliam AtwaterBishop of Lincoln, England, Great Britain
6 FebAppointedFernando del Barco, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Salamanca, Spain
AppointedFernando del Barco, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of SalonaAuxiliary Bishop of Salamanca, Spain
AppointedGonzalo de Ubeda, O. de M. †Bishop of Drivasto (Drivost), Albania
20 FebAppointedGiacomo Antonio AcquavivaBishop of Nardò, ItalyFormer Bishop-Elect
AppointedSantiago Calatayud, O.S.A. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
39.1ResignedMarco CornaroAdministrator of Nardò, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedJohann LaymannAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
AppointedJohann LaymannTitular Bishop of Augustopolis in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
51.1AppointedBernardo de Mesa, O.P. †Bishop of Badajoz, Spain
3 MarOrdained BishopJohann LaymannTitular Bishop of Augustopolis in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
7 Mar80.1DiedMartín GarcíaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
12 Mar56.1DiedAndrew FormanArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
13 Mar60.1ResignedAntonio Maria Ciocchi del MonteAdministrator of Pavia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
33.5AppointedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MonteBishop of Pavia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGerolamo de CaroBishop of Monteverde, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Nazareth
AppointedWawrzyniec MiędzyleskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
AppointedFilippo TrivulzioArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
20 Mar57.3AppointedAndrea Della ValleAdministrator of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
49.2AppointedJohn LonglandsBishop of Lincoln, England, Great Britain
61.2InstalledGuillén-Ramón de Vich y de ValterraCardinal, Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
29 MarDiedChristoph von SchrofensteinPriest of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyBishop
AprDiedFrancisco de CartaAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
1 AprOrdained BishopVicente de Peraza (Pirez), O.P. †Bishop of PanamáBishop Emeritus
8 AprAppointedJuan (Pedro) MirallesArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Urgell, SpainAuxiliary Bishop
AppointedJuan (Pedro) MirallesTitular Archbishop of ThessalonicaAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
12 AprAppointedPietro de’ MarchesiBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
AppointedHieronymus Schultz, O. Praem. †Bishop of Havelberg, Germany
16 AprDiedSilvestro de’ GigliBishop of Worcester, England, Great Britain
26 Apr23.0AppointedJean de LorraineAdministrator of Valence and Die, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
5 May49.3Ordained BishopJohn LonglandsBishop of Lincoln, England, Great Britain
10 May15.4AppointedErcole GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
52.3ResignedSigismondo GonzagaAdministrator of Mantova, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Nuova
AppointedSixtus SignatiBishop of Trevico, Italy
13 MaySucceededIppolito NovelliBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
DiedAndrea NovelliBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
15 MayDiedJob von Dobenek, O.T. †Bishop of Pomesania (Pomezania), Poland
17 MayConfirmedDietrich HardenbergBishop of Brandenburg, Germany
30 MayOrdained BishopPietro Guercio (de Quercius)Bishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
3 Jun36.4AppointedAgostino TrivulzioAdministrator of Alessano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
7 JunAppointedThomas BeleTitular Bishop of Lydda
43.0AppointedGiulio de’ MediciAdministrator of Worcester, England, Great BritainPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
11 Jun79.4DiedTamás BakóczCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
28.4AppointedLouis de Bourbon de Vendôme (II)Cardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Laon, France
45.6AppointedGiovanni PiccolominiCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Siena, Italy
18 JunAppointedCristóbal de los RíosBishop of Valva, Italy
57.5ResignedAndrea Della ValleAdministrator of Valva, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
57.5ResignedAndrea Della ValleAdministrator of Sulmona, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
26 Jun37.4AppointedJean d’Orléans-LonguevilleBishop of Orléans, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse, France
28 JunDiedJuan González MenesesBishop of Almería, Spain
29 Jun51.4DiedFrancesco ContiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Conza, Italy
1 JulAppointedFrançois de BueilArchbishop of Bourges, France
9 Jul60.1DiedRaffaele Sansone RiarioCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)Cardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
12 Jul40.5ResignedPaolo Emilio CesiAdministrator of Lund, SwedenCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Eustachio
AppointedJohn KiteArchbishop (Personal Title) of Carlisle, England, Great BritainBishop
15 JulDiedLuis MartianoBishop of Tui, Spain
16 JulDiedGuillermo Ramón de MoncadaBishop of Tarazona, Spain
24 Jul23.7AppointedBenedetto de AccoltiAdministrator of Cádiz, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
66.3ResignedPietro de Accolti de AretioAdministrator of Cádiz, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
60.5AppointedAntonio Maria Ciocchi del MonteCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
65.5AppointedNiccolò FieschiCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
64.8AppointedBernardino López de Carvajal y SandeCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
39.9AppointedJakub von SalzaBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
4 AugBornGiovanni Battista CastagnaRomePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
9 AugAppointedFerdinando de’ MediciBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, Greece
65.4AppointedAchille GrassiTitular Bishop of PomariaCardinal, Administrator of Bologna, Italy
15 AugInstalledVicente de Peraza (Pirez), O.P. †Bishop of PanamáBishop Emeritus
24 Aug31.4AppointedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Oloron (Oloron-Sainte-Marie), FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
DiedLouis de Villiers de L’Isle-AdamBishop of Beauvais, France
1 Sep40.0Ordained BishopJakub von SalzaBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
6 SepAppointedCesare CarpanoBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
13 SepAppointedPedro de Córdoba, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Oreus
20 SepAppointedCorrado ManiliBishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
22 SepOrdained BishopCristóbal de los RíosBishop of Valva, Italy
61.7Ordained BishopGuillén-Ramón de Vich y de ValterraCardinal, Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
2 OctAppointedGeorge CromerArchbishop of Armagh, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
13 OctDiedJean MarreBishop of Condom, France
16 OctAppointedFerdinando D’AnnaBishop of Carinola (Calina), ItalyBishop of Bovino, Italy
22.7AppointedNiccolò GaddiBishop of Fermo, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Via Lata
AppointedBernardino de LucaBishop of Acci (Accia), FranceBishop Emeritus
31.5ResignedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Fermo, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
19 OctAppointedHérard de Grossoles de FlamarensBishop of Condom, France
21 OctBornLucio SassiNolaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ripatransone, Italy
25 OctAppointedQuirin Op dem Veld von WillichAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
AppointedQuirin Op dem Veld von WillichTitular Bishop of CyreneAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
AppointedJerónimo VilanovaArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
Nov25.8Ordained PriestGaspare Ricciullo del Fosso, O.M. †Priest of Order of the MinimsArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
15 NovAppointedJuan Bautista CentellesAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedJuan Bautista CentellesTitular Bishop of CrainaAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
52.8AppointedSilvio PasseriniCardinal, Bishop of Cortona, Italy
26 NovDiedMartin KarithBishop of Kammin (Camin), Germany
SucceededErasmus Manteuffel-ArnhausenBishop of Kammin (Camin), Germany
29 NovBornMarcantonio MaffeiBergamoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chieti, Italy
Dec63.9DiedAdriano di CastelloCardinal, Former Administrator of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
1 Dec45.9DiedGiovanni de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
13 DecBornFelice Peretti Montalto, O.F.M. Conv. †GrottamarePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)

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