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The Year of Our Lord 1560

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown80.0DiedAntonio del Aguila Vela y PazBishop of Zamora, Spain
BornRichard ArthurCorkBishop of Limerick, Ireland
58.0ResignedUgo BoncompagniBishop of Vieste, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
DiedGiambatista BorgiaBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
DiedAngelo Bragadin, O.P. †Bishop of Vicenza, Italy
BornGiacomo Antonio CaporaliBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
BornPietro Capullio, O.F.M. Conv. †CortonaeBishop of Conversano, Italy
DiedGiacomo Antonio CarrozzaBishop of Conversano, Italy
DiedLeonello Cibo (Cybo)Bishop Emeritus of Penne e Atri, Italy
DiedFrancesco ColonnaArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
36.8ResignedGianfrancesco CommendoneBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, GreeceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornTomeo ConfettoBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
BornOttavio Acquaviva d’Aragona (Sr.)NaplesCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
BornJean DauvinBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
BornDomingo (Pedro) de Oña, O. de M. †Burgos, SpainBishop of Gaeta, Italy
BornBertrand d’Eschaux (de Chaux)BéarnArchbishop of Tours, France
DiedPablo de Torres, O.P. †Bishop of Panamá
BornLorenz EiszepfFreisingAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
BornJuan (Giovanni) de Espila (Spilla), O.P. †Deva, SpainArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
39.2AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
DiedGiacomo Antonio Ferduzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy
DiedAntonio FilonardiBishop of Veroli, Italy
BornVirgilio FiorentiBishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
ResignedGiulio GallettiBishop of Alessano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedGiulio de GrandisBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornVittorio GuariniBishop of Anagni, Italy
BornFrancisco García Guerra, O.P. †Palencia, SpainArchbishop of México, Federal District
DiedGuillaume HanwereAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
BornRoland HébertBeaumont-sur-OiseArchbishop of Bourges, France
DiedRostaing de La Baume de Suze, O. Cist. †Bishop of Orange, France
AppointedGaspar de Leão PereiraArchbishop of Goa, India
BornChristophe de L’EstangBriveBishop of Carcassonne, France
48.0AppointedGiovanni Francesco LottiniBishop of Conversano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornValerianus Łubieniecki, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bacău, Romania
BornPlacido MarraNaplesBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
ResignedBorso MerliBishop of Bobbio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAlfonso ManriqueArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
DiedSébastien di Montfalcon (Montfaucon)Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
24.0Ordained PriestSebastião de Morais de Funchal, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Funay (Funai), Japan
BornPedro Ordóñez y FlórezBrozas, SpainArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
DiedPedro Oriona, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
DiedFerdinando PandolfiniBishop of Troia, Italy
BornAlessandro PapatodoroBishop of Belcastro, Italy
DiedSilverio PetrucciBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
DiedCaesar PodocathorArchbishop of Nicosia, Cyprus
34.0Ordained BishopMikhail Rizzi el-BkoufaniAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonPatriarch
DiedDionisio de RobertisArchbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
BornGérard de Robin, O.S.A. †Bishop of Lodève, France
BornGiovanni Battista SalvagoGenovaBishop of Luni e Sarzana, Italy
ConfirmedMoritz von SandizellBishop of Freising, GermanyBishop Emeritus
BornGiacomo SannesioBelforteCardinal, Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
AppointedGiovanni TrevisanPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
13.0ProfessedFernando Trexo y Senabria, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
BornAntonio Valente, O.P. †Lisbonne, PortugalBishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
AppointedJérôme de ValpergaArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
BornFabrizio VeralloRomeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of San Severo, Italy
DiedMarco Quinto Vigerio della RovereBishop Emeritus of Senigallia, Italy
29.0ResignedVitellozzo VitelliBishop of Città di Castello, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornChristoph WeberSeligenstadtAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
BornPaweł WołuckiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
6 Jan60.8InstalledGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
12 JanDiedJohn WhiteBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
16 Jan78.0AppointedJean BertrandCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
47.5AppointedCristoforo MadruzzoCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
19 Jan42.0AppointedGiovanni Andrea MercurioCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
37.0AppointedGiacomo SavelliCardinal-PriestCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
21 JanAppointedIppolito CapilupoBishop of Fano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
25 Jan37.1Ordained PriestGiacomo SavelliPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
26 Jan47.5AppointedDiego de Covarrubias y LeivaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
32.1AppointedGirolamo della RovereBishop of Toulon, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
40.5AppointedGiovanni Antonio Facchinetti de NuceBishop of Nicastro, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedFilippo GeriBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop of Assisi, Italy
AppointedMarco Lauro, O.P. †Bishop of Satriano e Campagna, Italy
DiedFeliks LigęzaArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
51.1AppointedLeonardo Marini, O.P. †Bishop of Lanciano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Alba (Pompea), Italy
AppointedJuan Battista (Giovanni Battista) de Ojeda (Hogeda, Oxeda)Archbishop of Trani, ItalyBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
50.1AppointedFilip PadniewskiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Kraków, Poland
AppointedPompeo PiccolominiBishop of Tropea, Italy
50.1AppointedPedro Ponce de LéonBishop of Plasencia, Spain
37.1ResignedGiacomo SavelliAdministrator of Nicastro, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
31 Jan21.3Elevated to CardinalSt. Charles BorromeoCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
42.8AppointedCarlo CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
15.3Elevated to CardinalGiovanni de’ Medici (Jr.)Cardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Pisa, Italy
ConfirmedJohann Gebhard von MansfeldArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
41.1Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
Feb32.8ConfirmedJohann LeisentritPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
6 FebAppointedMariano SavelliBishop of Gubbio, Italy
7 FebAppointedCostantino BonelliBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
21.3AppointedSt. Charles BorromeoAdministrator of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
25.1AppointedGuillaume de St-Marcel d’AvançonArchbishop of Embrun, France
75.1AppointedRobert de LénoncourtCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
75.1ResignedRobert de LénoncourtArchbishop of Embrun, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
75.1ResignedRobert de LénoncourtAdministrator of Auxerre, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
33.1AppointedPhilippe de LénoncourtBishop of Auxerre, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedDonagh O’TigheArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
AppointedSante SaccoBishop of Bisignano, Italy
29.1AppointedVitellozzo VitelliAdministrator of Imola, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
14 Feb21.4InstalledSt. Charles BorromeoCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
59.1AppointedMatteo ConciniBishop of Cortona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovambattista RicasoliBishop of Pistoia, Italy
41.1InstalledGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniCardinal-Priest of San Giorgio in VelabroCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedStanisław Słomowski (Szbomowski)Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, PolandArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
AppointedStanisław Słomowski (Szbomowski)Titular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
AppointedGiulio (Egidio) Soperchio, O. Carm. †Bishop of Acci (Accia), FranceBishop of Caorle, Italy
16 Feb68.1DiedJean du BellayCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
17 FebDiedAntoine OlivierBishop of Lombez, France
5 Mar71.7DiedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Cardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
DiedAndrzej Spot, O.Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, Poland
6 MarDiedJoannes MonichusenBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
13 MarAppointedHieronymus BeliardusTitular Bishop of Constantia in Arabia
78.2AppointedJean BertrandCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
AppointedVentura BuraliniBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
59.7ResignedFederico CesiAdministrator of Cremona, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
58.7AppointedClemente d’Olera, O.F.M. Obs. †Cardinal, Bishop of Foligno, Italy
AppointedCesare GesualdoBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
75.2AppointedRobert de LénoncourtCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
36.2AppointedKaspar von LogauBishop of Wiener Neustadt, AustriaBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
47.7AppointedCristoforo MadruzzoCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
AppointedFilippo MocenigoArchbishop of Nicosia, Cyprus
51.1AppointedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Cardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
51.1ResignedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Bishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedGiovanni Fabrizio SanseverinoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop of Trivento, Italy
41.2AppointedGiovanni Antonio SerbelloniBishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
25.1AppointedNiccolò SfondratiBishop of Cremona, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
71.2AppointedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
27 Mar28.8AppointedFederico Cornaro (Sr.), O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Trogir (Traù), CroatiaCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Pietro Delfino, O.S.A. †Bishop of Cefalonia e Zante, GreeceBishop Emeritus
AppointedGirolamo GallaratiBishop of Nepi e Sutri, ItalyBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
56.2AppointedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Bishop of Mondovi, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedBrandelisio TrottiBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
3 AprBornAscanio ColonnaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
5 Apr60.3AppointedJulião de AlvaBishop of Miranda (do Douro), PortugalBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni Paolo AmanioBishop of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
AppointedAndrés de NoronhaBishop of Portalegre, PortugalBishop of Plasencia, Spain
34.1ResignedNiccolò Caetani di SermonetaAdministrator of Quimper, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
15 AprOrdained BishopGaspar de Leão PereiraArchbishop of Goa, India
Ordained BishopJorge Temudo, O.P. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaArchbishop of Goa, India
17 AprOrdained BishopCostantino BonelliBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
26 Apr19.8AppointedAlfonso CarafaCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
77.3AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Archbishop of Tarragona, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
15.6AppointedGiovanni de’ Medici (Jr.)Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Pisa, Italy
AppointedDomenico di GrammaticaBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
AppointedJean HennuyerBishop of Lisieux, France
41.4ResignedGuido Ascanio Sforza di Santa FioraAdministrator of Parma, ItalyCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
26.3AppointedAlessandro SforzaBishop of Parma, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedJean SuauCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mirepoix, France
28 Apr47.8Ordained BishopDiego de Covarrubias y LeivaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
DiedDiego Tavera Ponce de LéonBishop of Jaén, Spain
30 Apr78.3Ordained BishopJean BertrandBishopCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
1 MayOrdained BishopFilippo MocenigoArchbishop of Nicosia, Cyprus
6 MayBornGuido PepoliBologna, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in Montorio
13 May31.4ConfirmedMarquard von HattsteinCoadjutor Bishop of Speyer, GermanyBishop
15 MayDiedFrancisco de Santa María Benavides Velasco, O.S.H. †Bishop of Segovia, Spain
23 May64.4DiedAndrzej ZebrzydowskiBishop of Kraków, Poland
26 MayDiedÉtienne Martel de BacquevilleBishop of Coutances, France
29 MayAppointedGiovanni Battista AlamanniBishop of Mâcon, France
29.4AppointedAntonio CoccoCoadjutor Archbishop of Corfù, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
29.4AppointedAntonio CoccoTitular Archbishop of Patrae (Veters)Archbishop Emeritus of Corfù, Greece
26.8AppointedMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedNiccolò TornabuoniBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy
19 Jun15.7AppointedGiovanni de’ Medici (Jr.)Cardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Pisa, Italy
56.4AppointedScipione RebibaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Troia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedBenedetto SalinoBishop of Veroli, Italy
20 JunOrdained BishopIppolito CapilupoBishop of Fano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
21 Jun31.5SucceededMarquard von HattsteinBishop of Speyer, Germany
36.5DiedRudolf von FrankensteinBishop of Speyer, Germany
26 JunAppointedPedro González MendozaBishop of Salamanca, Spain
57.5AppointedFrancisco Manrique de LaraBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
27 JunAppointedAndrea BelloniBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
29 Jun38.5AppointedGermanico BandiniCoadjutor Archbishop of Siena, Italy
38.5AppointedGermanico BandiniTitular Archbishop of CorinthusCoadjutor Archbishop of Siena, Italy
49.7AppointedGuillermo CasadorCoadjutor Bishop of Barcelona, SpainBishop
49.7AppointedGuillermo CasadorTitular Bishop of XanguienBishop of Barcelona, Spain
AppointedAmbrosio LalernoTitular Bishop of Albanen
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