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The Year of Our Lord 1563

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornAntonio de AguilarFunchalBishop of Ceuta, Spain
ResignedPietro Giovanni AliottiBishop of Forli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedEustache du BellayBishop of Paris, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedNicolo CicalaBishop of Accia and Mariana, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedMarcantonio della CroceBishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
25.0ResignedLuigi d’EsteBishop of Ferrara, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
DiedJoannes DomaniewskiBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
AppointedAndrija DudićBishop of Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
25.0Ordained PriestNikolaus ElgardPriest of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
BornJerónimo FernandoBishop of Funchal, Portugal
ResignedSebastiano FerreroBishop of Ivrea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestJakob FeuchtPriest of Bamberg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
BornAzarias Friton, O.P. †Archbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
BornClaude de GelasBishop of Agen, France
BornFrancesco Andrea Gelsomini, O.S.A. †CortonaBishop of Ascoli Satriano, Italy
AppointedAntonio Giannotti da MontagnanaBishop of Forli, ItalyArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
BornPetrus Katich (Catich)SibeniciBishop of Prizren, Serbia
BornLivio LimatolaMagdaloni CasertanBishop of Bitetto, Italy
BornOttavio ManciniBishop Emeritus of Cavaillon, France
BornAndrea MastrilloPanormiArchbishop of Messina, Italy
DiedBorso MerliBishop Emeritus of Bobbio, Italy
BornDemetrii NapragyiBishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
BornGiacomo PassamarSassariArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
BornDomenico PichiBishop of Amelia, Italy
BornPaulus Pico, O.P. †Burgi S. SepulchriBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
BornGregorio PomodoroBishop of Larino, Italy
AppointedAlfonso RossettiBishop of Ferrara, Italy
DiedSante SaccoBishop of Bisignano, Italy
AppointedErcole SacratiBishop of Comacchio, Italy
BornMiguel Santos de SampedroArchbishop of Granada, Spain
BornInnocentius Stoicinus, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
DiedBrandelisio TrottiBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
DiedJuan ValleBishop of Popayán, Colombia
BornDiego Vela BecerrilBecerril de CamposBishop of Tui, Spain
ResignedNicolò Vernely (Verneey)Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedDaniel Vocacio, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, SpainBishop Emeritus of Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
3 Jan28.0AppointedIñigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Apostolic Administrator of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
33.5AppointedGiovanni DelfinoBishop of Torcello (Turris), ItalyBishop of Brescia, Italy
5 JanDiedDomingo Romeo, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Gerona, Spain
6 Jan13.4Elevated to CardinalFerdinando de’ Medici
23.0Elevated to CardinalFederico GonzagaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
BornJohann Christoph von WesterstettenWasseralfingenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
10 JanDiedLodovico Vanino de Theodoli, C.R.L. †Bishop of Bertinoro, Italy
24 Jan29.0Ordained BishopAntonio Puteo (del Pozzo)Archbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
29 JanAppointedDonato LaurentiBishop of Ariano, Italy
30 JanAppointedLuigi CavalcantiBishop of Bisignano, Italy
AppointedEgidio Falcetta de CinguloBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
AppointedAlessandro GadalettaBishop of Nusco, Italy
AppointedGiulio (Egidio) Soperchio, O. Carm. †Bishop of Caorle, Italy
15 FebAppointedAlessandro Mollo (Moro)Bishop of Minori, Italy
20 Feb79.1DiedPedro Alvarez de AcostaBishop of Osma, Spain
3 Mar57.2DiedErcole GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
4 Mar23.1InstalledFederico GonzagaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria NuovaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
17 Mar56.6AppointedGirolamo Garimberti (Galimbertu)Bishop of Gallese, Italy
AppointedLeonhard Zittardus, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
AppointedLeonhard Zittardus, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Missene (Mysia)Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
23 MarDiedEsteban AlmeidaBishop of Cartagena (en España)
31 Mar48.2ResignedAntoine Caracciolo, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Troyes, FranceBishop Emeritus
45.7ResignedOdet de Coligny de ChâtillonCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
45.7ResignedOdet de Coligny de ChâtillonAdministrator of Beauvais, France
Ordained BishopJerónimo de Corella (Covella), O.S.H. †Bishop of Comayagua, Honduras
16 Apr65.2DiedFrancisco de Navarra y HualdeArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
17 Apr69.9DiedGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
19 Apr85.2DiedFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
26 Apr68.2DiedGiacomo PuteoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
2 MayDiedGeorg SchweickerAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
12 MayDiedPedro López de MendozaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
4 JunAppointedDaniele Barboli, O.P. †Bishop of Pedena, Austria
24.6AppointedSt. Charles BorromeoCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
AppointedFerdinando Ferrero FieschiBishop of Ivrea, Italy
23.4AppointedFederico GonzagaApostolic Administrator of Mantova, ItalyCardinal, Bishop-Elect
AppointedDionizy SecygniowskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
29 Jun28.4Ordained BishopFrancesco Contarini (Contareno)Bishop of Paphos, Cyprus
4 JulOrdained BishopPedro del Frago GarcésBishop of Ales e Terralba, ItalyBishop of Huesca, Spain
7 JulAppointedFelice TiranniArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
16 JulInstalledFernando de VillagómezBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
20 JulAppointedGiacomo Luccari, O.F.M. †Bishop of Trebinje e Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina
22 JulDiedRobert de BerghesBishop of Liège, Belgium
25 Jul43.5Ordained BishopGirolamo GaddiBishop of Cortona, Italy
30 Jul28.5AppointedIñigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al ForoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
29.9AppointedMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Cardinal-Priest of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
14 AugBornJean Marie Malderus (van Malderen)Sint-Pieters-LeeuwBishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
18 AugDiedMatija BrumanBishop of Zagreb (Agram), Croatia
3 SepDiedPierre BertrandBishop of Cahors, France
4 Sep24.9Ordained PriestSt. Charles BorromeoPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
11 SepDiedJohann Pennarius, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
17 SepDiedGiovanni CampeggiBishop of Bologna, Italy
8 OctAppointedJean de BalaguierBishop of Bazas, FranceBishop of Cahors, France
54.1ResignedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Auch, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
69.7ResignedFrancesco PisaniAdministrator of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
15 OctAppointedLouis (Jacob) de Bourbon (de Helvis)Bishop of Langres, France
50.7AppointedAlfonso Merchante de ValeriaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
50.7AppointedAlfonso Merchante de ValeriaTitular Bishop of SidonAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
AppointedRoland de NeuvilleBishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, France
AppointedGaleazzo Gegald (Regardus)Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
16 OctDiedGaleazzo RoscioBishop of Assisi, Italy
22 Oct25.8AppointedLuigi d’EsteCardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in SeptisolioCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ferrara, Italy
23.0AppointedAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
28 OctBornBerlinghiero GessiBolognaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Rimini, Italy
11 Nov48.7SelectedGyörgy DraškovićBishop of Zagreb (Agram), CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
DecAppointedFrancesco Maria PiccolominiBishop of Pienza, ItalyBishop of Montalcino, Italy
ResignedAlessandro PiccolominiBishop of Pienza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
7 Dec25.1Ordained BishopSt. Charles BorromeoAdministrator of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
10 DecDiedGeorg Marschalk von PappenheimBishop of Regensburg, Germany
28 Dec17.9ProfessedJerónimo Xavierre, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Priest
29 DecSelectedVeit von FraunbergBishop of Regensburg, Germany

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