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The Year of Our Lord 1553

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornAngelo Baroni, O.P. †VeniceBishop of Chioggia, Italy
BornWilliam BishopBrailesVicar Apostolic of England, Great Britain
BornPietro CamporiCastelnovo di GarfagnanaCardinal, Bishop of Cremona, Italy
DiedBenedetto ConversiniBishop of Jesi, Italy
41.0ResignedWilliam CunninghamBishop-Elect of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great BritainFormer Bishop-Elect
DiedPaolo de CupisBishop of Recanati, Italy
DiedPietro Antonio de AngelisBishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
DiedVicente de Peraza (Pirez), O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Panamá
DiedMilon d’IlliersBishop of Luçon, France
BornMaschio FerracutiBishop of Vieste, Italy
BornAgostino Galamini, O.P. †BrisighellaCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
BornAntonio Maria GalliOsimoCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
56.0AppointedStephen GardinerBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
BornWolfgang von HausenBishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedMarek Khuen z OlomouceBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
ResignedClaude de La GuicheBishop of Mirepoix, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedToribio LópezBishop of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
DiedMarco MalipieroBishop of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
64.0Ordained BishopAlfonso de Montufar, O.P. †Archbishop of México, Federal District
AppointedPetrus PercicBishop of Seckau, Austria
ResignedGiacomo Ponzetti (Poncetti)Bishop of Molfetta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMaciej PstrokońskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
BornOnofre ReartPerpiñánBishop Emeritus of Gerona, Spain
BornRafael Ripoz, O.P. †BarcelonaBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
BornFrancisco Gómez Rojas de SandovalValladolid, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Sisto
BornRafael RovirolaVichBishop of Barcelona, Spain
BornBernardo de Salba, O.F.M. †BarcelonaBishop of Urgell, Spain
DiedJan Skála z Doubravky a Hradiště (Dubravius)Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
AppointedJean-Simon SulakaPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
DiedSebastiano ValentiBishop of Terni, Italy
DiedFabio VigiliBishop of Spoleto, Italy
1 JanDiedJuan TormoBishop of Vic, Spain
18 Jan65.0DiedBenedykt IzdbieńskiBishop of Poznań, Poland
23 JanAppointedCesare de’ GiacomelliBishop of Belcastro, Italy
5 FebOrdained BishopBernardino de CarmonaTitular Bishop of SoltaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
22 Feb59.1ConfirmedEberhard von HirnheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
28 FebDiedJoão de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Goa, India
1 Mar31.6AppointedGiovanni Battista CastagnaArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
46.2AppointedAndrzej CzarnkowskiBishop of Poznań, Poland
53.9AppointedGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciArchbishop (Personal Title) of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGeorge DowdallArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
AppointedBernardino FigueroaTitular Archbishop of NazarethArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
AppointedSebastiano PorticoArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaBishop of Foligno, Italy
56.2ResignedGirolamo VeralloBishop of Capaccio, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rossano, Italy
AppointedPaolo Emilio VeralloArchbishop (Personal Title) of Capaccio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
6 Mar48.9ResignedAlessandro CampeggiBishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni CampeggiBishop of Bologna, Italy
60.2ResignedGiovanni Domenico de CupisAdministrator of Recanati, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedGerolamo MelchioriBishop of Macerata, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedFilippo RoccabellaBishop of Recanati, Italy
22 Mar35.3AppointedFulvio Giulio della Corgna, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Administrator of Spoleto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
35.3ResignedFulvio Giulio della Corgna, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Perugia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedIppolito della CorgnaBishop of Perugia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Mar31.7Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista CastagnaPriest of Rossano, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
3 AprAppointedFrançois de La GuicheBishop of Mirepoix, France
4 Apr31.7Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista CastagnaArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
9 AprDiedFrançois de La GuicheBishop of Mirepoix, France
Ordained BishopJean-Simon SulakaPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
17 AprAppointedUrban SagstetterAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, GermanyBishop of Gurk, Austria
23 Apr24.8AppointedJulius von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
28 AprAppointedJuan AriasBishop of Lérida, Spain
ResignedBernardo da Cruz, O.P. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
70.3AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Bishop of Tortosa, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
32.6AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Tours, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
5 MayAppointedAmbroise Buttigeg, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hauara
26.1AppointedZaccaria DelfinoBishop of Hvar (Lesina), CroatiaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
7 MayDiedMarcantonio CampeggiBishop of Grosseto, Italy
17 MayAppointedLucas CeratusAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
AppointedLucas CeratusTitular Bishop of Constantia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
AppointedPietro GrittiBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
57.4AppointedFabio MignaneliiAdministrator of Grosseto, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lucera, Italy
AppointedPietro de PetrisBishop of Lucera, Italy
24 JunBornJuan de CervantesMéxicoBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
25 Jun59.5Ordained BishopEberhard von HirnheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
29 JunOrdained BishopUrban SagstetterAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, GermanyBishop of Gurk, Austria
3 JulAppointedPierre de AffatatisBishop of Minori, Italy
63.5AppointedGiovanni Giacomo (Jean Jacques) Barba, O.S.A. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
AppointedAntonio Simeoni, O.S.B. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
14 JulAppointedJames HamiltonBishop of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great BritainFormer Bishop-Elect
39.5ResignedBernardino MaffeiArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
31.6AppointedMarcantonio MaffeiArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
15 JulBornJohann Schweikard von KronbergMainzArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
62.5DiedFranz von WaldeckBishop of Münster, Germany
16 Jul39.5DiedBernardino MaffeiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chieti, Italy
21 Jul34.6SelectedWilhelm von KettelerBishop of Münster, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
30 Jul44.6Ordained BishopMelchor Cano, O.P. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
13 AugDiedLuis TorresArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
18 Aug40.6AppointedFrancisco da Cruz, O.S.A. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo VerdeBishop Emeritus
35.6AppointedGiovanni Andrea MercurioCardinal-Priest of San Ciriaco alle Terme DioclezianeCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
AppointedAgostino Maria Salvago, O.P. †Bishop of Acci (Accia), FranceArchbishop of Genova, Italy
30 AugAppointedGiacomo Silverii-PiccolominiBishop of Teramo, Italy
5 Sep53.7AppointedEdmund BonnerBishop of London, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
13 SepAppointedLouis de BrezéBishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedAntonius de Ciudad Rodrigo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
AppointedAlvaro della QuadraBishop of L’Aquila, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedFrançois de MaunyArchbishop of Bordeaux, France
DiedMiguel MuñozBishop of Cuenca, Spain
14 Sep66.7DiedPhilippe von GundelsheimBishop of Basel, Switzerland
28 Sep91.7AppointedJohn Veysey (Harman)Bishop of Exeter, England, Great Britain
2 OctAppointedCharles GuillartBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop Emeritus
57.8ResignedFabio MignaneliiAdministrator of Grosseto, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lucera, Italy
AppointedGiacomo MignaneliiBishop of Grosseto, Italy
5 Oct24.5SelectedJohann von Hoya zu StolzenauBishop of Osnabrück, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
10 Oct60.8ResignedGiovanni Domenico de CupisCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
16 OctAppointedLouis GuillartBishop of Chalons-sur-Saône, FranceBishop Emeritus of Senlis, France
23 OctBornJerónimo Bautista Lanuza, O.P. †HijarBishop of Albarracin, Spain
28 Oct63.6DiedGiovanni SalviatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
8 Nov69.9DiedAmbrogio Catarino Politi, O.P. †Archbishop of Conza, Italy
19 NovOrdained BishopEbed-Jesu MaronArchbishop of Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), TurkeyPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
20 Nov65.3AppointedJuan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
23 Nov53.2DiedSebastiano Antonio PighiniCardinal, Archbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
26 NovSelectedAlexander GordonArchbishop (Personal Title) of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
29 Nov77.4AppointedGian Pietro CarafaCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
73.9AppointedMiguel da SilvaCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
34.9ConfirmedWilhelm von KettelerBishop of Münster, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
53.8AppointedRodolfo PioCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
56.9AppointedGirolamo VeralloCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rossano, Italy
8 DecOrdained BishopGiulio GiovioBishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Dec60.9DiedGiovanni Domenico de CupisCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
11 Dec65.4AppointedJuan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. †Cardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
61.9AppointedJean du BellayCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
77.5AppointedGian Pietro CarafaCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
73.9AppointedMiguel da SilvaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
54.7AppointedGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
44.9AppointedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedGerolamo Muzzarelli, O.P. †Archbishop of Conza, Italy
53.8AppointedRodolfo PioCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
15 Dec30.2ResignedCharles Bourbon de VendômeAdministrator of Carcassonne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
22.4AppointedAntoine de Créqui CanaplesBishop of Nantes, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Amiens, France
AppointedFrançois de FauconBishop of Carcassonne, France
AppointedNicola Maggiorani (Majorano)Bishop of Molfetta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedRobert de PellevéBishop of Pamiers, France
22 Dec26.2Elevated to CardinalLouis de Guise de LorraineCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
12.3Elevated to CardinalRoberto de’ NobiliCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Domnica
32.0Elevated to CardinalGirolamo SimoncelliCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
55.0Elevated to CardinalPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy

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