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The Year of Our Lord 1581

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornIppolito Andreassi, O.S.B. †MantovaBishop of Terni, Italy
BornFabrizio AntinoroNaplesBishop of Siracusa, Italy
BornCésar Argelli (de Paltronibus)BolognaArchbishop of Avignon, France
28.0Ordained PriestWilliam BishopPriestVicar Apostolic of England, Great Britain
AppointedFrançois BonardBishop of (Saint-Lizier de) Couserans, France
32.3AppointedFilippo BoncompagniArchpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Sisto
DiedAntonín Brus von MuglitzArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
AppointedGirolamo BucchiaBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
59.0AppointedAfonso de Castelo-BrancoBishop of Faro {Algarve}, PortugalBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
DiedOrazio CaraccioloBishop of Venafro, Italy
62.0ResignedMelchior Miguel Carneiro Leitão, S.J. †Patriarch of Ethiopia
BornPompeo CoroniniBishop of Trieste, Italy
SucceededJean du CheminBishop of Condom, France
BornPedro da CostaPortoBishop of Angra, Portugal
AppointedLeonardo Fernandes de SáBishop of Macau, China
BornGirolamo de FranchisArchbishop of Capua, Italy
ResignedBeatus di PortaBishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
DiedSimão de Sá PereiraBishop of Porto, Portugal
35.2Ordained PriestJohann Otto von GemmingenPriest of Augsburg, GermanyBishop
DiedLelio GiordanoArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
BornGiovanni Francesco GozzadiniNaxienBishop of Rethymo, Greece
BornAchille de Harlay de SancyParisBishop Emeritus of Saint-Malo, France
78.0ResignedUmberto Locati, O.P. †Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedAntonio Maria ManzolioBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAngelo MascardoSarzanaBishop of Noli, Italy
BornGian Gaspare MelisFirmanBishop of Anagni, Italy
68.0DiedAlfonso Merchante de ValeriaAuxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
BornJerónimo Manrique de Lara y de Herrera, O. de M. †Valladolid, SpainBishop of Santiago de Cuba
43.0InstalledSt. Toribio Alfonso de MogrovejoArchbishop of Lima, Peru
DiedGiulio MonacoBishop of Lucera, Italy
ResignedJean de MonlucBishop of Condom, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.0Ordained BishopGregorio de Montalvo Olivera, O.P. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), MéxicoBishop of Cuzco, Peru
BornGregorio NaroRomeCardinal, Bishop of Rieti, Italy
BornRickard O’ConnellIveraghBishop of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland
DiedDonat O’Gallagher, O.F.M. †Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
BornJuan Ortiz de ZárateAranda de DueroBishop of Salamanca, Spain
DiedSalvatore PaciniBishop of Chiusi, Italy
AppointedGiambattista PalmaBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
BornBernardino PanicolaMonticelliBishop of Ravello e Scala, Italy
BornBernardino PiccoliBishop of Strongoli, Italy
BornMarco Antonio (Sebastianus) Quirino, O. Cruc. †Archbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Greece
ResignedJulián Ramirez, O.S. †Bishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus
40.0Ordained PriestMiguel Rangel, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Angola e Congo, Angola
BornCaesar RighiniPontremoliBishop of Sarsina, Italy
BornCiriaco RocciRome, ItalyCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Patrae (Veters)
BornPedro Rosales EncioMiranda de EbroBishop of Lugo, Spain
69.0InstalledDomingo Salazar, O.P. †Bishop of Manila, Philippines
BornFrancesco SaluzzoNapoliBishop Emeritus of Mottola (Motula), Italy
BornJuan Sánchez Duque de EstradaSanta Cruz de la Jara, SpainBishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
BornBernardino ScalaEugubinBishop of Montefeltro, Italy
43.4ResignedFilippo SegaApostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Bishop of Piacenza, Italy
DiedScipione SalernitanoBishop of Acerra, Italy
BornTommaso Sanfelice, C.R. †NapoliBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
DiedOttavio SantacroceBishop of Cervia, Italy
DiedMeliaduce SuicoBishop of Carinola (Calina), Italy
BornRoberto UbaldiniFlorenceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Montepulciano, Italy
BornJuan Vélez de ValdivielsoHozBishop of Cartagena (en España)
BornGirolamo VidoniCremona, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santi Quattro Coronati
BornGiuliano VivianiPisaBishop of Isola, Italy
JanDiedFrancesco CittadiniBishop of Castro [del Lazio], Italy
DiedBartolomeo Ferro, O.P. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
BornFrancisco Sánchez Villanueva y VegaMadridBishop Emeritus of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
13 JanAppointedCelso PaciBishop of Castro [del Lazio], Italy
16 JanAppointedGirolamo PetroniBishop of Terni, Italy
AppointedGeorg von SchönenbergBishop of Worms, Germany
19 JanDiedSancho Busto de VillegasBishop of Ávila, Spain
23 JanAppointedMaciej Wielicki, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
AppointedMaciej Wielicki, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MactarisAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
25 JanProfessedAmbrosio Vallejo Mejía, O. Carm. †Member of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop of Trujillo, Peru
30 Jan26.1SelectedErnst von BayernBishop of Liège, BelgiumArchbishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
2 Feb36.1Ordained BishopPeter BinsfeldTitular Bishop of AzotusAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
13 FebAppointedCesare FerreroBishop of Ivrea, Italy
AppointedDomenico GrimaldiBishop of Savona, ItalyArchbishop of Avignon, France
AppointedJean SixBishop of Saint-Omer, France
17 FebBornFaustus PoliUsigniCardinal, Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
20 FebAppointedPietro CedoliniBishop of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
AppointedMartino de Martinis, S.J. †Bishop of San Severo, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Francesco OreficeBishop of Acerno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
6 Mar65.2AppointedFrancisco Antonio Orantes Vélez, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oviedo, Spain
15 Mar38.0ConfirmedMartin von EybBishop of Bamberg, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
20 MarBornAnton Crosini von BonportoTrentoBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
3 Apr26.3ConfirmedErnst von BayernBishop of Liège, BelgiumArchbishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
AppointedAngelo PeruzziBishop of Sarsina, Italy
5 Apr79.3DiedJakub UchańskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
12 Apr42.8AppointedAlberto BolognettiApostolic Nuncio to PolandCardinal, Bishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
17 AprAppointedJean Louis Pallavicino CevaBishop of Saluzzo, ItalyBishop of Nice, France
26 Apr69.3DiedFrancisco Blanco SalcedoArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
10 MayAppointedJohann ErtlinAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
AppointedJohann ErtlinTitular Bishop of AthyraAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
AppointedLudovico Majorino, C.R.L. †Bishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
30.7AppointedBartholomäus SchollAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
30.7AppointedBartholomäus SchollTitular Bishop of DariensisAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
15 May65.4Ordained BishopFrancisco Antonio Orantes Vélez, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oviedo, Spain
16 May49.4DiedFlavio OrsiniCardinal, Bishop of Spoleto, Italy
SucceededPietro OrsiniBishop of Spoleto, ItalyBishop of Aversa, Italy
47.4DiedAlessandro SforzaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Parma, Italy
17 MayDiedHenrique de Távora e Brito, O.P. †Archbishop of Goa, India
19 MayInstalledGirolamo DiedoBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop Emeritus
29 MayAppointedMasseo Bardi, O.F.M. †Bishop of Chiusi, Italy
AppointedTommaso Sperandio CorbelliBishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
4 Jun71.4DiedJakob von EltzArchbishop of Trier, Germany
5 Jun68.6DiedMartín de Córdoba Mendoza, O.P. †Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
21.4InstalledChristophe de L’EstangBishop of Lodève, FranceBishop of Carcassonne, France
11 Jun63.4DiedLuis Tello MaldonadoBishop of Segovia, Spain
16 JunAppointedAnton ManicirAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
AppointedAnton ManicirTitular Bishop of GermanicianaAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
10 Jul53.9AppointedRenaud de BeauneArchbishop of Bourges, FranceArchbishop of Sens, France
AppointedGerolamo MazzarelliBishop of Nona (Nin), Croatia
18 JulBornPier Luigi Carafa (Sr.)NaplesCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tricarico, Italy
31 Jul56.6SelectedJohann von SchönenbergArchbishop of Trier, Germany
AugBornFrancesco PaolucciForlì, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
7 Aug61.2AppointedStanisław KarnkowskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
Sep51.7AppointedBl. Dermot O’HurleyArchbishop of Cashel, Ireland
10 Sep51.7Ordained BishopBl. Dermot O’HurleyArchbishop of Cashel, Ireland
11 Sep49.7AppointedPedro Fernández TemiñoBishop of Ávila, Spain
33.7AppointedEdmund MacGauran (Magauran)Bishop of Ardagh (and Clonmacnois), IrelandArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
AppointedAndrés de NoronhaBishop of Plasencia, Spain
AppointedNicola Antonio VitelliBishop of Carinola (Calina), Italy
21 SepDiedJuan Antolínez Brecianos de la RiveraBishop Emeritus of Giovinazzo, Italy
55.7DiedMikhail Rizzi el-BkoufaniPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
26 SepDiedGiacomo Silverii-PiccolominiBishop of Teramo, Italy
27 SepBornDamián Lopez de Haro y Villarda, O.SS.T. †Toledo, SpainBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
28 Sep42.7SelectedSarkis Rizzi el-BkoufaniPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
11 OctDiedCarlo GrimaldiBishop of Albenga, Italy
20 OctAppointedMarcos de Betania, O.F.M. †Bishop of Porto, Portugal
58.6AppointedRodrigo de Castro Osorio (de Lemos)Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
38.8AppointedLadislao d’AquinoCardinal, Bishop of Venafro, Italy
57.1ResignedJohann von HaugwitzBishop-Elect of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
19.3AppointedFrançois de JoyeuseArchbishop of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
AppointedLuciano Rosso (de Rubeis)Bishop of Giovinazzo, ItalyBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
21 OctDiedCarlos Domenech, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Lérida, Spain
27 OctDiedAntimo MarchesaniBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
30 Oct51.8AppointedAmator Arais de Mendoza, O. Carm. †Bishop of Portalegre, PortugalBishop Emeritus
6 NovAppointedJoão Afonso de MenezesArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
AppointedPeter von RascherBishop of Chur, Switzerland
35.8AppointedStanisław RozrażewskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
13 NovAppointedMarcello Maiorana, C.R. †Bishop of Acerra, Italy
AppointedGiulio RicciBishop of Teramo, Italy
20 NovAppointedGiacomo MasiniBishop of Segni, Italy
56.9DiedGiuseppe Pamphilj (Panfili), O.S.A. †Bishop of Segni, Italy
26 NovAppointedLudovico BentivoglioBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
AppointedGiuseppe FaraoniBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
30 NovOrdained BishopJohann ErtlinTitular Bishop of AthyraAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
4 DecAppointedFerdinando SpinelliBishop of Policastro, Italy
6 DecBornNicolau Monteiro, C.O. †PortoBishop of Porto, Portugal
7 Dec52.9DiedMarquard von HattsteinBishop of Speyer, Germany
20 Dec43.0AppointedEberhard von DienheimBishop of Speyer, Germany

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