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The Year of Our Lord 1776

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown16.9ProfessedFederico Bencivenni, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
BornLazzaro Vladagni BianchiShkodrëBishop of Sapë, Albania
62.4ResignedAntonio Manuel Hartalejo López, O. de M. †Master General of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Vic, Spain
16.0AppointedYouhanan VIII HormezArchbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
DiedIgnace JarbouArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
DiedJean Bishop of Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), Turkey
19.0Ordained PriestArnaud-Ferdinand de La PortePriestBishop of Carcassonne, France
BornJosé Manuel Eufrasio de Quiroga SarmientoSan Juan de CuyoBishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
82.3DiedFrancesco Antonio RoccoBishop of Capri, Italy
BornPlácido Sukias de Somal, C.M.V. †Abbot General of Congregazione Mechitarista di Venezia
14 Jan52.4Ordained BishopEsteban Lorenzo de Tristán y EsmenotaBishop of NicaraguaBishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
36.9Ordained BishopJean-Denis de VienneTitular Bishop of SareptaAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
15 Jan45.5SelectedFrantišek von BerchtoldBishop of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
52.1SelectedKarol SalbeckBishop of Spiš, Slovakia
20 Jan62.6DiedFrancisco Garrido de la VegaBishop of Córdoba, Spain
21 Jan22.3Ordained PriestNikodem PuzynaPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
29 Jan44.0AppointedDomenico ArcaroliBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Vieste, Italy
62.7AppointedSerafino Filangeri, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
58.7AppointedAntonio Jorge y GalvánArchbishop of Granada, Spain
39.3AppointedAlessandro GarimbertiBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
43.7AppointedDomenico Maria GentileBishop of Savona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of HemeriaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
54.0AppointedAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Administrator of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop
53.8AppointedJosé Molina Lario y NavarroBishop of Málaga, Spain
57.8AppointedMichel Joseph de LaulanhierTitular Bishop of Aegae
39.9ConfirmedMarie-Charles-Isidore de MercyBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Bourges, France
43.9AppointedAlessandro Maria OdoardiBishop of Perugia, Italy
51.1AppointedErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
51.1AppointedErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
51.7AppointedCarlo Rezzonico (Jr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
51.5AppointedRaffaele TostiBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
30 Jan30.7SelectedWilhelm Florentin von Salm-SalmBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
Feb89.2DiedTomás del Valle, O.P. †Bishop of Cádiz, Spain
4 Feb44.1Ordained BishopDomenico ArcaroliBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Vieste, Italy
39.3Ordained BishopAlessandro GarimbertiBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
43.7Ordained BishopDomenico Maria GentileBishop of Savona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.0Ordained BishopAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of HemeriaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
43.9Ordained BishopAlessandro Maria OdoardiBishop of Perugia, Italy
BornIgnacy Ludwik PawłowskiBar CamenecenArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
51.5Ordained BishopRaffaele TostiBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
6 FebBornFilippo MartuscelliMuroBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
7 Feb73.9DiedJean-François de Chatillard de Montillet-GrenaudArchbishop of Auch, France
9 FebBornPablo Jesús Corcuera y CasertaCádizBishop of Vic, Spain
11 Feb24.2Ordained DeaconVincenzo Maria Manieri, O.F.M. Conv. †Deacon of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Ruvo e Bitonto, Italy
BornManuel del VillarPamplonaBishop of Lérida, Spain
18 Feb54.7SelectedClaude-Marc-Antoine d’Apchon de CorgenonArchbishop of Auch, France
BornJean-François de HercéMayenneBishop Emeritus of Nantes, France
40.0Ordained BishopMarie-Charles-Isidore de MercyBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Bourges, France
25 Feb65.0SelectedAntonio Branciforte ColonnaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Bishop
63.2Ordained DeaconGirolamo VolpiDeaconTitular Archbishop of Neocaesarea in Ponto
28 Feb73.1DiedDominik Józef KiełczewskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chełm, Poland
29 FebBornGiulio de TommasiCapuaBishop of San Severo, Italy
2 Mar24.1Ordained PriestAntonio Maria NappiPriestBishop of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, Italy
63.2Ordained PriestGirolamo VolpiPriestTitular Archbishop of Neocaesarea in Ponto
3 Mar35.9Ordained BishopMaciej Grzegorz GarnyszTitular Bishop of LarandaBishop of Chełm, Poland
35.8SelectedJacques-Joseph-François de VogüéBishop of Dijon, France
48.9Ordained BishopFriedrich Ludwig Franz von Wangen zu GeroldseckBishop of Basel, Switzerland
5 MarBornPablo García Abella, C.O. †MadridArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
8 Mar60.1SelectedÁdám Patačić de ZajezdaArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
14 Mar80.6DiedGiovanni Battista BortoliBishop Emeritus of Feltre, Italy
16 Mar50.3AppointedGiuseppe GarampiApostolic Nuncio to AustriaCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
69.5DiedCristoforo Sizzo de NorisBishop of Trento, Italy
17 Mar51.2Ordained BishopErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
21 Mar53.0SelectedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
53.0SelectedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Monreale, ItalyArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
63.0DiedFrancisco de Solís Folch de CardonaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
23 Mar24.2Ordained PriestFrançois-Marie BigexPriestArchbishop of Chambéry, France
25.7Ordained PriestFabiano Giuseppe Giacomo Luigi Galliani, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinTitular Bishop of Pergamum
23.5Ordained DeaconHieronim Stojnowski (Stroynowski)DeaconBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
24 Mar58.0Ordained BishopMichel Joseph de LaulanhierTitular Bishop of Aegae
25 Mar68.2DiedJean-Louis du Buisson de BeautevilleBishop of Alčs (Alais), France
Apr70.2DiedStefano Gennaro SpaniBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
4 Apr64.8DiedFilippo SanseverinoBishop Emeritus of Alife, Italy
5 Apr39.9SelectedPierre-Marie-Madeleine Cortois de BaloréBishop of Alčs (Alais), FranceBishop Emeritus of Nîmes, France
6 Apr22.7Ordained PriestGabriello Maria Gravina, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
26.9Ordained PriestFortuné-Charles de MazenodPriestBishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
23.5Ordained PriestHieronim Stojnowski (Stroynowski)PriestBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
8 Apr45.7Ordained DeaconNicola Colonna di StiglianoDeaconCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
9 Apr45.7Ordained PriestNicola Colonna di StiglianoPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
11 AprBornMatthäus KutschankNucknitzPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
12 Apr46.0ResignedMichael ChomińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.8ResignedClaude-Marc-Antoine d’Apchon de CorgenonBishop of Dijon, FranceArchbishop of Auch, France
BornVíctor Damián Sáez y Sánchez MayorBudiaBishop of Tortosa, Spain
13 AprBornGiuseppe PecciGubbioCardinal, Bishop of Gubbio, Italy
14 Apr24.2Ordained PriestFabrizio SelviPriestBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
15 Apr33.5AppointedFrancisco Mateo Aguiriano GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
33.5AppointedFrancisco Mateo Aguiriano GómezTitular Bishop of ThagasteBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
39.6Elevated to CardinalGiovanni ArchintoIn PectoreCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
62.2AppointedFelice Antonio BianchiAuxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
62.2AppointedFelice Antonio BianchiTitular Bishop of PergamumAuxiliary Bishop of Modena, Italy
65.2ConfirmedAntonio Branciforte ColonnaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Bishop
38.3AppointedAloisio BuonamiciBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, ItalyBishop of Volterra, Italy
59.0AppointedGiuseppe IppolitiBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
25.0AppointedJózef Leon ŁopacińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25.0AppointedJózef Leon ŁopacińskiTitular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
68.5AppointedPascual López Estaún (Estac)Bishop of Huesca, Spain
40.6AppointedRanieri ManciniBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedJean-Baptiste Miroudot Du Bourg, O. Cist. †Bishop of Baghdad, IraqBishop Emeritus
62.3DiedGiuseppe Orlandi, O.S.B. †Bishop of Giovinazzo e Terlizzi, Italy
49.4AppointedAndrás OrszágAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, Hungary
49.4AppointedAndrás OrszágTitular Bishop of MyndusAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, Hungary
40.2AppointedPedro Benito Antonio Quevedo y QuintanoCardinal, Bishop of Orense, Spain
63.7AppointedAndrea RattiTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in Haemimonto
58.3ConfirmedMaximilian Augustin Christoph von RodtBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
53.1ConfirmedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
53.1ConfirmedFrancesco Ferdinando Sanseverino, C.P.O. †Archbishop of Monreale, ItalyArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
50.5Elevated to CardinalLuigi Valenti GonzagaIn PectoreCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
19 Apr58.1SelectedAnton de RévayBishop of Rožňava, SlovakiaBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
21 Apr38.4Ordained BishopAloisio BuonamiciBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, ItalyBishop of Volterra, Italy
27 Apr67.4DiedSimone BuonacorsiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta Latina
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