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The Year of Our Lord 1559

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornManuel Baptista, O.F.M. †Monção, PortugalBishop of Angola e Congo, Angola
BornOttavio Belmosto (Belmusti)Genoa, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Aleria, France
17.1ProfessedMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
BornAlessandro BorghiModiglianaBishop Emeritus of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy
35.8Ordained PriestRodrigo de Castro Osorio (de Lemos)Priest of Cuenca, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
DiedRodrigo de CarvalhoBishop of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
ResignedHugh CurwenArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
ResignedBernardino della Croce, B. †Bishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornFrançois de DonadieuBishop of Auxerre, France
40.0AppointedPhilippe du BecBishop of Vannes, FranceArchbishop of Reims, France
DiedFrancesco FranchiniBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
BornFrancisco González de Salcedo CastroCiudad Real, SpainBishop of Santiago de Chile
DiedJean-Philippe de GrosléeArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
58.0ResignedNicholas HeathArchbishop of York, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
BornGregor HelfensteinOberemmelAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
Ordained PriestWolfgang HollPriest of Eichstätt, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
52.0Ordained PriestHonorato JuanPriestBishop of Osma, Spain
BornKarel MaesBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
DiedJaime Martínez Casanat, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain
DiedEugene MacBrehon, O. Carm. †Bishop of Mayo, Ireland
BornJohann Jakob MirgelLindauAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
BornLorenzo Nieto y Corrales Montero Nieto, O.S.B. †OrgazArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
ResignedRichard PatesBishop of Worcester, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
BornVincenzo QueriniArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
BornMelchor Rodríguez de Torres, O. de M. †BurgosAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
76.8DiedTomás de San Martín, O.P. †Bishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
ResignedGianfrancesco SanseverinoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedGirolamo SauliArchbishop of Genova, Italy
56.0SelectedFrederik Schenck van ToutenburgArchbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
DiedCatalano TrivulzioBishop of Piacenza, Italy
ResignedJames TurbervilleBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
BornUlpiano (Volpiano) VolpiComoBishop of Novara, Italy
3 JanOrdained BishopCharles de Roucy-SissonneBishop of Soissons, France
8 JanDiedSebastián Obregón, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
18 Jan17.4DiedRoberto de’ NobiliCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Domnica
23 JanAppointedPedro Maldonado, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
ConfirmedBurchard ObergBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
25 JanBornAlexeu de Jesu de Meneses, O.S.A. †LisbonneArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
27 JanAppointedSebastiano Antonio MinturnoBishop of Ugento, ItalyBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
29 Jan44.7ConfirmedBl. Bartolomé Fernandes dos Mártires, O.P. †Archbishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus
Feb40.1Ordained BishopPedro LeitãoBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
15 Feb67.1AppointedJean du BellayAdministrator of Bordeaux, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
AppointedMarco GrimaniBishop of Tinos, Greece
22 Feb69.1DiedMikołaj DzierzgowskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
49.1SucceededJan PrzerębskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
6 Mar18.6AppointedAlfonso CarafaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
28.2AppointedVitellozzo VitelliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
13 Mar56.1DiedJohann GropperCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in Orphea
15 MarAppointedFrancisco Orozco de ArceArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
21 MarDiedBaltazar Limpo, O. Carm. †Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
26 MarBornWolf Dietrich von RaitenauLochauArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
8 AprDiedLeo Lösch von HilkershausenBishop of Freising, Germany
9 Apr51.4Ordained BishopFriedrich von WirsbergBishop of Würzburg, Germany
17 AprSucceededFilippo Maria CampeggiBishop of Feltre, Italy
ResignedTomaso CampeggiBishop of Feltre, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedAgostino Maria Salvago, O.P. †Archbishop of Genova, Italy
45.3AppointedGiovanni Antonio VolpeBishop of Como, Italy
27 Apr53.3DiedGutierre Vargas de CarvajalBishop of Plasencia, Spain
22 May60.4DiedVirgilio RosarioCardinal, Bishop of Ischia, Italy
30 May59.4ResignedEdmund BonnerBishop of London, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
JunResignedHenry MorganBishop of Saint David’s, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
12 JunSelectedMoritz von SandizellBishop of Freising, GermanyBishop Emeritus
17 JunDiedBartolomeo PiperoBishop of Mondovi, Italy
24 Jun55.5ResignedRalph BainesBishop of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
25 Jun45.5DiedAntonio Trivulzio (Jr.)Cardinal, Bishop of Toulon, France
ResignedThomas WatsonBishop of Lincoln, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
JulDiedFrancis MalletBishop-Elect of Salisbury, England, Great Britain
2 JulOrdained BishopFrancisco Orozco de ArceArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
5 Jul59.5ResignedThomas ThirlbyBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
16 Jul45.5Ordained BishopGiovanni Antonio VolpeBishop of Como, Italy
28 Jul63.6DiedJan DzieduskiBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
2 AugAppointedDiego de los Cobos MolinaBishop of Ávila, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
54.6AppointedJuan Quiñones GuzmánBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
5 AugBornWawrzyniec GembickiGembiceArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
9 Aug66.6AppointedGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Piacenza, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
11 Aug56.6SelectedJohannes TiedemannBishop of Lübeck, GermanyBishop-Elect
15 Aug62.6DiedLuigi LippomanoBishop of Bergamo, Italy
16 Aug30.6SelectedMarquard von HattsteinCoadjutor Bishop of Speyer, GermanyBishop
18 Aug83.1DiedGian Pietro CarafaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
22 Aug32.3SelectedJohann LeisentritPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
25 Aug68.6DiedGiovanni Battista ConsiglieriCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
SepDiedJuan FonsecaBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
3 Sep45.3Ordained BishopBl. Bartolomé Fernandes dos Mártires, O.P. †Archbishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus
14 SepDiedRené Le RoulliéBishop of Senlis, France
26 Sep55.7DiedGeorg (Joris) van EgmondBishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
BornClaudio RangoniModenaBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
28 Sep85.7ResignedCuthbert TunstallBishop of Durham, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
4 Oct45.4InstalledBl. Bartolomé Fernandes dos Mártires, O.P. †Archbishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus
8 OctDiedVincenzo DiedoPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
1 NovDiedJames TurbervilleBishop Emeritus of Exeter, England, Great Britain
2 NovDiedFilippo TornabuoniBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy
11 NovBornAlbrecht von Austria (Österreich)Wiener NeustadtFormer Archbishop-Elect of Toledo, Spain
18 Nov55.9DiedRalph BainesBishop Emeritus of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great Britain
85.9DiedCuthbert TunstallBishop Emeritus of Durham, England, Great Britain
21 NovDiedMiguel PuigBishop of Lérida, Spain
25 NovDiedCristoforo de NigrisBishop of Trogir (Traù), Croatia
66.9DiedAntoine Sanguin de MeudonCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
1 Dec57.4DiedGirolamo Recanati CapodiferroBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Nice, France
3 DecDiedOwen OglethorpeBishop Emeritus of Carlisle, England, Great Britain
4 Dec50.9DiedGirolamo DandiniCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Imola, Italy
9 Dec40.9InstalledPedro LeitãoBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
19 DecDiedFrancesco da GallianoBishop of Pistoia, Italy
21 DecDiedGhillino GhilliniBishop of Comacchio, Italy
SucceededAlfonso RossettiBishop of Comacchio, ItalyBishop of Ferrara, Italy
23 DecDiedHenry MorganBishop Emeritus of Saint David’s, Wales, Great Britain
25 Dec60.7ElectedGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
29 DecBornGonzalo de Salazar, O.S.A. †MéxicoBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México

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