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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornMarcello AcquavivaNapoliArchbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
BornLudovico AntinoriFirenzeBishop of Pisa, Italy
ResignedFrancisco BorjaBishop of Teano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedGuglielmo BrunoBishop of Andros, Greece
ResignedTommaso CaraccioloBishop of Capaccio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAntonio CoccoArchbishop Emeritus of Corfù, Greece
DiedFrancisco Fitzjohn de Córdoba, O.P. †Bishop of Glendalough, Ireland
Ordained BishopJohann FabriBishop of Wien, Austria
AppointedGonzalo Titular Archbishop of Corinthus
Ordained BishopGonzalo Titular Archbishop of Corinthus
BornEberhard von HolleRadenFormer Bishop-Elect of Lübeck, Germany
32.0Ordained BishopJan (Janusz) z Książąt LitewskichBishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaBishop of Poznań, Poland
ResignedAmbroise Le Veneur de TillièresBishop of Evreux, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedAdriano MascheroniBishop of Sora, Italy
DiedAntonio Mollo (de Nerlis)Bishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
BornAlfonso PaleottiBolognaArchbishop of Bologna, Italy
BornCunerus PetriBrouwershavenBishop of Leeuwarden, Netherlands
ResignedGiovanni Matteo SartoriArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
ResignedAnselmo Sperelli, O.F.M. †Bishop of San Leone, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornVitellozzo VitelliCittà di CastelloCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
9 Jan45.0AppointedGabriel de GramontCardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Bishop of Tarbes, France
18 JanAppointedAvanzio CriccheBishop of San Leone, Italy
40.0ConfirmedFranz von WaldeckBishop of Minden, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
22 Jan38.1AppointedCharles de Hémard de DenonvilleCardinal, Bishop of Mâcon, France
23 JanAppointedLuis CardonaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
25 Jan30.1Ordained BishopGeorges d’ArmagnacBishop of Rodez, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
29 Jan44.1AppointedPiotr GamratBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
1 FebDiedGeoffrey BlytheBishop of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great Britain
6 Feb33.3AppointedBenedetto de AccoltiAdministrator of Policastro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
15 FebAppointedJuan CardonaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
22 Feb60.1Elevated to CardinalAlfonso Manrique de Lara y SolísCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
58.7Elevated to CardinalJuan Pardo de TaveraCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
26 Feb46.2AppointedVenerable Diego Alvarez de OsorioBishop of NicaraguaBishop-Elect
Mar53.2AppointedFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)Administrator of Brescia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
DiedPaolo ZaneBishop of Brescia, Italy
6 MarAppointedBernardino CastellariBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
19.9ResignedIppolito de’ MediciAdministrator of Casale Monferrato, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Avignon, France
AppointedJuan de Salamanca, O.P. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
13 Mar64.2DiedRichard Greiffenclau von VollradsArchbishop of Trier, Germany
20 Mar39.6AppointedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Administrator of Mariana, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
AppointedGiacomo Antonio LuciferoBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
55.4ResignedGiovanni PiccolominiAdministrator of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Siena, Italy
27 Mar39.2SelectedJohann von MetzenhausenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
7 AprBornAgostino Valier (Valeri, Valieri)VeniceCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
13 AprBornHughes de Loubenx de Verdalle, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Loubenx, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)
17 Apr60.3InstalledAlfonso Manrique de Lara y SolísCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
AppointedPierre de MartignyBishop of Bayeux, France
AppointedAdrian Zakowski, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedAdrian Zakowski, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AenusAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
23 AprAppointedGiovanni de RosaBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
AppointedBarthélemy SimonAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
AppointedBarthélemy SimonTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
27 Apr58.9InstalledJuan Pardo de TaveraCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
10 May51.4AppointedFrançois Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LudèveBishop of Agde, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
19 May75.4DiedJan ŁaskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
25 MayOrdained BishopBarthélemy SimonTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
28 May52.4DiedBalthasar MerklinBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
Jun72.4SelectedHugo von HohenladenburgBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
9 JunBornFederico Cornaro (Sr.), O.S.Io.Hieros. †VeniceCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
21 JunAppointedRodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de RomeraBishop of Coro, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
42.5InstalledÍñigo López de Mendoza y ZúñigaCardinal-Priest of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Bishop of Burgos, Spain
41.2AppointedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Teano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
32.6AppointedGiovanni Michele SaraceniArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
3 JulAppointedGerolamo de CaroTitular Bishop of CannaeArchbishop Emeritus of Nazareth
17 JulBornAntoine de Créqui CanaplesFranceCardinal, Bishop of Amiens, France
28 Jul14.6AppointedOtto von SchaumbergBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop-Elect
4 AugAppointedFoucault de BonnevalBishop of Périgueux (Vesuna), France
45.4AppointedBl. Jan ChojeńskiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Kraków, Poland
AppointedJean de PlasBishop of Bazas, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.5AppointedMaciej DrzewieckiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
59.6AppointedJan KarnkowskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
16 AugAppointedGiuliano ViscontiBishop of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop-Elect
6 SepAppointedMarino GrimaniBishop of Andros, Greece
AppointedAlfonso de Talavera (Guzman), O.S.H. †Bishop of Comayagua, HondurasBishop Emeritus
13 Sep72.7ConfirmedHugo von HohenladenburgBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
DiedPierre de MartignyBishop of Bayeux, France
16 Sep73.1DiedLorenzo PucciCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
22 Sep38.7AppointedGiovanni Domenico de CupisCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
56.0AppointedGiovanni PiccolominiCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Siena, Italy
47.0Elevated to CardinalAntonio PucciCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
23 SepDiedAmbroise Le Veneur de TillièresBishop Emeritus of Evreux, France
24 Sep71.7DiedAmbrogio de Fiandino, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Lamosen
27 Sep47.0InstalledAntonio PucciCardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
4 OctBornCostanzo de Sarnano (Torri), O.F.M. Conv. †SarnanoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
6 Oct23.6Ordained PriestSebastian von HeusenstammPriest of Mainz, GermanyArchbishop
46.8AppointedAgostino TrivulzioAdministrator of Bayeux, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
20 Oct34.8AppointedStephen GardinerBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
49.8AppointedEdward LeeArchbishop of York, England, Great Britain
1 NovDiedAltobello de AveroldiBishop of Pula (Pola), Croatia
8 NovAppointedBartolomeo FerratiniBishop of Sora, ItalyBishop of Chiusi, Italy
15 NovAppointedFrancesco Antonio BalduiniBishop of Alessano, Italy
ResignedAlessandro Cesarini (Sr.)Administrator of Alessano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
41.6AppointedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Santa Severina, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedGiovanni Matteo SirtoriBishop of Volterra, Italy
27 Nov39.9ConfirmedJohann von MetzenhausenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
1 Dec40.3ResignedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Administrator of Mariana, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
3 Dec34.9Ordained BishopStephen GardinerBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
6 DecBornNicolás de Ramos y Santos, O.F.M. †Villasabariego, SpainArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10 Dec49.9Ordained BishopEdward LeeArchbishop of York, England, Great Britain
18 Dec44.0AppointedMarino GrimaniAdministrator of Ceneda, ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
ResignedGiovanni GrimaniBishop of Ceneda, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohann Kluspeck, C.R.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedJohann Kluspeck, C.R.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedEnrico LoffredoBishop of Capaccio, Italy
21 Dec54.0Ordained BishopFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)Administrator of Brescia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
39.0Ordained BishopGiovanni Domenico de CupisCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
57.0Ordained BishopFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. †Bishop of Coria, SpainCardinal, Former Administrator of Acerno, Italy
55.0Ordained BishopAntonio Sanseverino, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
28 DecDiedJean de Poupet de La Chaux, O.S.B. †Bishop of Chalons-sur-Saône, France

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