The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Obituary (1503-1605)


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Note. The date after their names denotes the year in which their promotion to the cardinalate took place.

Pontificate of Pope Pius III (1503)    (0)

No cardinals died during his brief pontificate of twenty-six days.

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Pontificate of Pope Julius II (1503-1513)    (34)

1503 (1)
December 21 -
Lorenzo Cibo de' Mari (1489), bishop of Palestrina, administrator of Vannes and administrator of Noli.

1504 (5)
June 4 - Jaime de Casanova (1503).
July 26 - Juan Zúñiga y Pimentel (1503), archbishop of Sevilla, Spain.
August 18 - Clemente Grosso della Rovere, O.F.M.Conv. (1503), bishop of Mende.
August 25 - Ludovico Podocathor (1500), administrator of Benevento.
September 10 - Francisco Desprats (1503), bishop of León, Spain.

1505 (3)
January 1 - Juan Castellar y de Borja (1503), archbishop of Monreale.
May 27 - Ascanio Maria Sforza (1484), vice-chancellor of the Holy Roman Church, administrator of Pavia, administrator of Cremona and administrator of Novara.
September 5 - Raymund Perault, O.S.A. (1493), administrator of Saintes, France.

1506 (2)
July 22 - Francisco Lloris y de Borja (1503), archbishop of Trani and bishop of Elne.
October 2 - Juan de Castro (1496), bishop of Agrigento and bishop of Malta.

1507 (5)
May 4 - Juan de Vera (1500), archbishop of Salerno.
June (?) - Jean-François de La Trémoille (1506), archbishop of Auch and administrator of Poitiers, France.
September 1 - Girolamo Basso della Rovere (1477), bishop of Sabina and bishop of Recanati.
September 10 - Antonio Gentile Pallavicino (1489), bishop of Palestrina, bishop of Orense and administrator of Pamplona.
September 11 - Galeotto Franciotti della Rovere (1503), vice-chancellor of the Holy Roman Church, bishop of Lucca, administrator of Benevento and administrator of Vicenza.

1508 (4)
March 18 - Antonio Trivulzio, seniore, Can. Reg. of Sant'Antonio (1500), bishop of Como.
July 23 - Antonio Ferrero (1505), bishop of Gubbio and bishop of Perugia.
September 18 - Jorge da Costa (1476), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina.
September 26 - Giovanni Colonna (1480), administrator of Rieti, archpriest of the patriarchal Lateran basilica and archbishop of Messina (?).

1509 (2)
March 14 (28) - Giovanni Antonio Sangiorgio (1493), bishop of Sabina and bishop of Parma.
May 2 - Melchior von Meckau (1503), bishop of Brixen.

1510 (5)
March 22 - Fazio Giovanni Santori (1505), bishop of Cesena and administrator of Pamplona.
May 1 - Giuliano Cesarini, iuniore (1493), administrator of Ascoli Piceno and archpriest of the patriarchal Liberian basilica.
May 25 - Georges I d'Amboise (1498), archbishop of Rouen, France.
October 5 - Gianstefano Ferrero (1500), bishop of Bologna and administrator of Ivrea.
? - Luis Juan del Milà (1456), bishop of Lérida.

1511 (7)
January 20 - Oliviero Carafa (1467), dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and bishop of Ostia e Velletri.
March 3 (?) - Louis II d'Amboise (1506).
May 24 - Francesco Alidosi (1505), bishop of Pavia and administrator of León, Spain.
August 23 - Francesco Argentino (1511), bishop of Concordia.
September 22 - Pietro Isvalies (1500), administrator of Veszprém, administrator of Orense, administrator of Messina and archpriest of the patriarchal Liberian basilica.
October 4 - Pedro Luis Borja Lanzol de Romaní (1500), grand penitentiary, archbishop of Valencia and archpriest of the patriarchal Liberian basilica.
November 5 - Gabriele de' Gabrielli (1505), bishop of Urbino

1512 - No cardinal died this year.

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Pontificate of Pope Leo X (1513-1521)    (25)

1513 (1)
November 9 -
Robert Guibé (1505), administrator of Albi, administrator of Vannes and archpriest of the patriarchal Liberian basilica.

1514 (3)
July 14 - Christopher Bainbridge (1511), archbishop of York.
August 15 - Carlo Domenico de Carretto (1505).
December 14 - Guillaume Briçonnet (1495), archbishop of Narbonne and administrator of Nîmes.

1516 (2)
July 18 - Marco Vigerio della Rovere, O.F.M.Conv. (1505), bishop of Palestrina.
August 7 - Federico Sanseverino (1489).

1517 (3)
March 8 - Sisto Gara della Rovere (1507), vice-chancellor of the Holy Roman Church, bishop of Padua and administrator of Lucca.
March 15 - Jaime Serra i Cau (1500), bishop of Albano.
November 8 - Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros, O.F.M.Obs. (1507), archbishop of Toledo.

1518 (3)
February 5 - Francisco de Remolins (1503), bishop of Albano, bishop of Fermo, bishop of Terni, administrator of Palermo and administrator of Gallipoli.
March 29 - Bandinello Sauli (1511).
September 17 - Niccolò Pandolfini (1517), bishop of Pistoia.

1519 (5)
January 21 - Luigi d'Aragona (1494), administrator of Nardò.
June 2 - Philippe de Luxembourg (1495), bishop of Frascati and bishop of Le Mans.
August 20 - Luigi de' Rossi (1517).
September 9 - René de Prie (1506).
November 27 - Antoine Bohier du Prat, O.S.B. (1517), archbishop of Bourges.

1520 (4)
September 3 - Ippolito I d'Este (1493), archpriest of the patriarchal Vatican basilica, administrator of Eger, administrator of Capua, administrator of Ferrara and administrator of Modena.
November 9 - Bernardo Dovizi de Bibbiena (1513), administrator of Coria and administrator of Coutances.
December 17 - Leonardo Grosso della Rovere (1505), grand penitentiary and archpriest of the patriarchal Liberian basilica.
December 20 - Amanieu d'Albret (1500), administrator of Pamplona and administrator of Pamiers.

1521 (4)
January 6 - Guillaume III de Croy (1517), administrator of Toledo.
June 11 - Tamás Bakócz (1500), archbishop of Esztergom.
June 29 - Francesco Conti (1517).
July 9 - Raffaele Sansoni Riario (1477), dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, bishop of Ostia e Velletri and camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church.

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Pontificate of Pope Adrian VI (1522-1523)    (4)

1522 (2)
September 30/October 1 -
Matthäus Schiner (1511), bishop of Sion and administrator of Catania.
December 11 - Raffaele Petrucci (1517), bishop of Grosseto.

1523 (2)
July 24 - Adrien Gouffier de Boissy (1515), administrator of Albi.
August 27 - Domenico Grimani (1493), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.

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Pontificate of Pope Clement VII (1523-1534)    (30)

1523 (2)
November 22 -
Achille Grassi (1511), bishop of Pomaria and administrator of Bologna.
December 16 - Bernardino López de Carvajal (1493), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and bishop of Plasencia.

1524 (4)
May 17 - Francesco Soderini (1503), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
June 14 - Niccolò Fieschi (1503), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, administrator of Agde and administrator of Toulon.
July 24 - Marco Cornaro (1500), bishop of Palestrina, bishop of Padua and administrator of Verona.
August 13 - Giovanni Battista Pallavicino (1517), bishop of Cavaillon.

1525 (2)
July 27 - Guillén-Ramón de Vich y de Valterra (1517), bishop of Barcelona.
October 3 - Sigismondo Gonzaga (1505).

1527 (4)
August 3 - Scaramuccia Trivulzio (1517), administrator of Vienne.
August 25 - Ercole Rangone (1517), bishop of Modena.
September 9 - Ferdinando Ponzetti (1517).
October (?) - Francesco Armellini de' Medici (1517), camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church and archbishop of Tarento.

1528 (2)
January(?) - Domenico Giacobazzi (1517), bishop of Nocera dei Pagani.
March 23 - Cristoforo Numai, O.Min.Obs. (1517), administrator of Alatri.

1529 (2)
January 28 - Pirro Gonzaga (1527), bishop of Modena.
April 20 - Silvio Passerini (1517), bishop of Cortona, administrator of Barcelona and administrator of Assisi.

1530 (3)
February 7 - Enrique de Cardona y Enríquez (1527), archbishop of Monreale.
June 5 - Mercurino Arborio di Gattinara (1529).
November 29 - Thomas Wolsey (1515), archbishop of York and administrator of Winchester.

1531 (1)
September 16 - Lorenzo Pucci (1513), bishop of Palestrina.

1532 (3)
June 28 - Pompeo Colonna (1517), vice-chancellor of the Holy Roman Church and administrator of Monreale.
November 12 - Egidio da Viterbo, O.E.S.A. (1517), bishop of Viterbo, bishop of Lanciano and administrator of Zadar.
December 11 - Pietro Accolti (1511), bishop of Sabina.

1533 (2)
September 20 - Antonio Maria Ciocchi del Monte (1511), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
September 24 - Jean d'Orleans-Longueville (1533), archbishop of Toulouse and bishop of Orléans.

1534 (5)
January 10 - Franciotto Orsini (1517).
March 26 - Gabriel de Gramont (1530), archbishop of Toulouse, bishop of Tarbes and bishop of Poitiers.
July 19 - Willem van Enckenvoirt (1523), archbishop of Utrecht and bishop of Tortosa.
August 4 - Andrea Della Valle (1517), bishop of Palestrina.
August 10 - Tommaso Vio, O.P. (1517), bishop of Gaeta.

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Pontificate of Pope Paul III (1534-1549)    (62)

1535 (6)
April 22 -
Louis de Gorrevod (1530).
June 9 - Íñigo López de Mendoza y Zúñiga (1530), bishop of Burgos, Spain.
June 22 - John Fisher (1535), bishop of Rochester.
July 9 - Antoine du Prat (1527), archbishop of Sens and administrator of Albi and Meaux, France.
July 28 - Esteban Gabriel Merino (1533), patriarch of the West Indies, bishop of Jaen and Gaeta and administrator of Bovino.
August 10 - Ippolito de' Medici (1529), vice-chancellor of the Holy Roman Church and administrator of Avignon and Monreale.

1537 (6)
January 20 - Andrea Matteo Palmieri (1527), administrator of Policastro.
August 5 - Paolo Emilio Cesi (1517), administrator of Orte e Civita Castellana.
August 6 - Rodrigo Luis de Borja y de Castre-Pinós (1536).
September 7 - Nikolaus von Schönberg, O.P. (1535).
October 18 - Agostino Spinola (1527), camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church and administrator of Savona and Alatri.
November 21 - Giovanni Piccolomini (1517), dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and bishop of Ostia e Velletri

1538 (3)
January 28 - Marino Ascanio Caracciolo (1535).
September 27 - Eberhard von der Mark (1520), bishop of Liège and administrator of Valencia.
September 28 - Alfonso Manrique de Lara y Solís (1531), archbishop of Sevilla, Spain.

1539 (3)
July 19 - Lorenzo Campeggio (1517), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice and bishop of Sabina.
July 30 - Bernhard von Cles (1530), bishop of Trent and administrator of Brixen.
November 1 - Giacomo Simoneta (1535), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Grace and bishop of Sutri and Nepi.

1540 (7)
March 30 - Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg (1511), bishop of Albano, archbishop of Salzburg and bishop of Cartagena.
April 16 - Afonso de Portugal (1517), archbishop of Lisbon and bishop of Évora, Portugal.
August 23 - Charles de Hémard de Denonville (1536), bishop of Macon and administrator of Amiens, France.
September 16 - Enrique de Borja y Aragón (1539), administrator of Squillace.
October 7 - Cristoforo Giacobazzi (1536), bishop of Cassano and legate in Perugia and Umbria.
October 7 - Pedro Fernández Manrique (1538), bishop of Córdoba, Spain.
November 5 - Francisco de los Ángeles Quiñones, O.F.M. (1527), administrator of Acerno.

1541 (5)
Shortly before March 13 - François de Castelnau de Clèrmont-Ludeve (1503), bishop of Frascati and bishop of Agde.
July 6 - Girolamo Ghinucci (1535), bishop of Worcester and administrator of Tropea.
August 28 - Gianvincenzo Carafa (1527), bishop of Palestrina.
October 13 - Pedro Sarmiento (1538), archbishop of Compostela, Spain.
November 11 - Federico Fregoso (1539), bishop of Gubbio.

1542 (5)
February 1 - Girolamo Aleandro (1536).
February 13 - Alessandro Cesarini, seniore (1517), bishop of Palestrina and administrator of Cuenca.
August 4 - Pomponio Cecci (1542), bishop of Sutri e Nepi.
August 24 - Gasparo Contarini (1535), bishop of Belluno and legate in Bologna.
September 17 - Dionisio Laurerio, O.S.M. (1539), bishop of Urbino.

1543 (5)
January 2 - Bonifacio Ferrero (1517), sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina and legate in Bologna.
August 7 - Jean Le Veneur (1533).
August 17/18 - Antonio Sanseverino, O.S.Io.Hieros. (1527), sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, and archbishop of Tarento.
September 26 - Francesco Cornaro, seniore (1527), bishop of Palestrina and archpriest of the patriarchal Vatican basilica.
November 27 - Girolamo Grimaldi (1527), administrator of Albenga.

1544 (2) May 4 - Pierre de La Baume (1539).
October 12 - Antonio Pucci (1531), grand penitentiary and bishop of Sabina.

1545 (4)
May 9 - Pierpaolo Parisio (1539), bishop of Nusco.
August 1 - Juan Pardo de Tavera (1531), archbishop of Toledo, Spain.
September 24 - Albrecht von Brandenburg (1518), archbishop of Magdeburg and Mainz.
November 2 - Gaspar de Ávalos de la Cueva (1544), archbishop of Compostela, Spain.

1546 (4)
April 22 - García Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. (1530), archbishop of Sevilla, Spain.
May 29 - David Beaton (1538), archbishop of Saint Andrews and bishop of Mirepoix.
August 16 - Giovanni Vincenzo Acquaviva d'Aragona (1542), bishop of Melfi e Rapolla.
September 28 - Marino Grimani (1527), sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina and administrator of Ceneda.

1547 (5)
January 17 - Roberto Pucci (1542), grand penitentiary.
January 19 - Pietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. (1538), administrator of Bergamo.
August 23 - Niccolo Ardinghelli (1544), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Grace.
September 6 - Tommaso Badia, O.P. (1542).
October 19 - Jacopo Sadoleto (1536), bishop of Carpentras.

1548 (2)
March 30 - Agostino Trivulzio (1517), administrator of Asti, Bayeux and Perigueux.
September 21 - Gregorio Cortese, O.S.B. (1542), administrator of Urbino.

1549 (5)
February 14 - Uberto Gambara (1539).
April 3 - Ascanio Parisani (1539), bishop of Rimini.
August 14 - Filiberto Ferrero (1549), bishop of Ivrea.
September 21 - Benedetto Accolti (1527), archbishop of Ravenna.
November 4 - Bartolomeo Guidiccioni (1539), prefect of the Tribunals of the Apostolic Signature of Justice and of Grace and bishop of Lucca.

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Vacant See
(November 10, 1549 - February 7, 1550)    (2)

1549 (1)
December 19 -
Ennio Filonardi (1536), bishop of Albano, administrator of Montefeltro.

1550 (1)
January 31 - Niccolò Ridolfi (1517), administrator of Vicenza.

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Pontificate of Pope Julius III (1550-1555)    (14)

1550 (5)
February 21 -
Philippe de la Chambre (1533), bishop of Frascati, administrator of Quimper.
April 14 - Innocenzo Cibo (1513), archbishop of Genoa and administrator of Messina and Beziers.
May 10 - Jean de Lorraine (1518), administrator of Narbonne, Agen, Alby and Nantes.
July 31 - Francesco Sfondrati (1544), bishop of Cremona.
August 25 - Georges II d'Amboise (1545), archbishop of Rouen.

1551 (2)
January 30 - Andrea Cornaro (1544), bishop of Brescia.
December 17 - Györgi Martinuzzi, O.S.P.P.E. (1551), bishop of Nagy Varad, Hungary.

1552 (2)
January 16 - Niccolò Gaddi (1527).
May 28 - Marcello Crescenzi (1542), administrator of Conza.

1553 (4)
July 16 - Bernardino Maffei (1549).
October 28 - Giovanni Salviati (1517), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
November 23 - Sebastiano Antonio Pighini (1551), archbishop of Manfredonia.
December 10 - Giovanni Domenico De Cupis (1517), bishop of Ostia e Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and administrator of Adria.

1554 (1)
September 21 - Alessandro Campeggio (1551).

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Pontificate of Pope Marcellus II (1555)    (0)

No cardinals died during his brief pontificate of twenty-two days.

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Pontificate of Pope Paul IV (1555-1559)    (22)

1555 (1)
October 10 -
Girolamo Verallo (1549).

1556 (2)
February 12 - Giovanni Poggio (1551).
June 5 - Miguel da Silva (1539), administrator of Massa marittima

1557 (5)
March 13 - Louis II de Bourbon de Vendôme (1517), bishop of Palestrina and administrator of Sens.
May 31 - Juan Martínez Silíceo (1555), archbishop of Toledo, Spain.
June 6 - Jacques d'Annebaut (1544), bishop of Lisieux, France.
August 10 - Fabio Mignanelli (1551), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice.
September 15 - Juan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. (1538), bishop of Frascati and archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

1558 (6)
March 8 - Pietro Bertani, O.P. (1551), bishop of Fano.
March 25 - Girolamo Doria (1529), administrator of Tarragona.
April - William Peto, O.F.M.Obs. (1557), bishop of Salisbury, England.
August 5 - Pietro Tagliavia d'Aragona (1553), archbishop of Palermo.
November 19 - Reginald Pole (1536), archbishop of Canterbury.
December 24 - Durante Duranti (1544), bishop of Brescia.

1559 (8)
January 18 - Roberto de' Nobili (1553), librarian of the Holy Roman Church.
March 14 - Johann Gropper (1555).
May 22 - Virgilio Rosario (1557), vicar-general of Rome and bishop of Ischia.
June 25/26 - Antonio Trivulzio, iuniore (1557), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice and bishop of Toulon, France.
August 25 - Giovanni Battista Consiglieri (1557).
November 25 - Antoine Sanguin de Meudon (1539), administrator of Toulouse, France.
December 1 - Girolamo Recanati Capodiferro (1544), bishop of Saint Jean-de-Maurienne, France.
December 4 - Girolamo Dandini (1551).

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Pontificate of Pope Pius IV (1559-1565)    (25)

1560 (4)
February 16 -
Jean du Bellay (1535), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
March 5 - Pedro Pacheco de Villena (1545), bishop of Albano, bishop of Sigüenza, Spain.
August 12 - Diomede Carafa (1555), Bishop of Ariano.
December 4 - Jean Bertrand (1557), archbishop of Sens, France.

1561 (4)
February 2 - Giovanni Andrea Mercurio (1551), archbishop of Messina.
February 4 - Robert de Lénoncourt (1538), bishop of Sabina, administrator of Toulouse and Arles, France.
April 9 - Claude de Longwy de Givry (1533), bishop of Langres, France.
December 22 - Taddeo Gaddi (1557), archbishop of Cosenza.

1562 (3)
April 22 - François de Tournon, Can. Reg. of Saint Augustine (1530), bishop of Ostia e Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and archbishop of Lyon, France.
June 29 - Bartolomé de la Cueva y Toledo (1544), archbishop of Manfredonia.
November 20 - Giovanni de' Medici, iuniore (1560).

1563 (3)
March 3 - Ercole Gonzaga (1527), bishop of Mantua.
April 16 - Girolamo Seripando, O.E. S.A. (1561), archbishop of Salerno.
April 26 - Giacomo Puteo (1551), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Grace.

1564 (3)
May 2 - Rodolfo Pio (1536), bishop of Ostia e Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
October 6 - Guido Ascanio Sforza di Santa Fiora (1534), Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church.
October 27 - Cristoforo Guidalotti Ciocchi del Monte (1551), bishop of Cagli

1565 (8)
January 28 - Federico Cesi (1544), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
February 21 - Federico Gonzaga (1563), bishop of Mantua.
April 13 - Bernardo Navagero (1561).
August 29 - Alfonso Carafa (1557), archbishop of Naples and librarian of the Holy Roman Church.
September 4 - Simone Pasqua (1565), bishop of Luni-Sarzana.
October 6 - Annibale Bozzuti (1565).
October 29 - Rannucio Farnese, O. S. Io. Hieros. (1545), grand penitentiary, bishop of Sabina and administrator of Bologna.
November 12 - Carlo Visconti (1565), bishop of Montefeltro.

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Vacant See
(December 9, 1565 - January 7, 1566)    (1)

1566 (1)
January 6 -
Francesco Gonzaga (1561), bishop of Mantua.

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Pontificate of Pope St. Pius V (1566-1572)    (24)

1566 (5)
April 29 -
Jean Suau (1555).
August 29 - Francesco Crasso (1565).
October 6 - Tiberio Crispi (1544), bishop of Sabina, administrator of Sutri e Nepi.
November 14 - Pier Francesco Ferrero (1561).
December 1 - Francisco Mendoza de Bobadilla (1544), bishop of Burgos, Spain.

1568 (8)
January 6 - Clemente d'Olera, O.F.M.Obs. (1557), bishop of Foligno.
April 27 - Giovanni Michele Saraceni (1551), bishop of Sabina.
April 30 - Ludovico Simoneta (1561), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice.
May 6 - Bernardo Salviati (1561).
August 15 - Angelo Nicolini (1565), archbishop of Pisa.
November 14 - Francesco Abbondio Castiglioni (1565), bishop of Bobbio.
November 19 - Vitellozzo Vitelli (1557), camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church, prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Grace.
December 11 - Gianbernardino Scotti, Theat. (1555).

1569 (1)
January 28 - Ginantonio Capizucchi (1555), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Grace, bishop of Lodi.

1570 (5)
January 29 - Philibert Babou de la Bourdaisière (1561).
April 7 - Giovanni Battista Cicala (1551), bishop of Sabina.
April 13 - Daniele Matteo Alvise Barbaro (1561), patriarch of Aquileia.
June 3 - Luigi Pisani (1565), bishop of Padua.
June 28 - Francesco Pisani (1517), bishop of Ostia e Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.

1571 (4)
January 2 - Gaspar de Zúñiga y Avellaneda (1570), archbishop of Sevilla, Spain.
March 25 - Carlo Grassi (1570), bishop of Montefiascone e Corneto.
November 10 - Jerome Souchier, O.Cist. (1568).
December 14 - Lorenzo Strozzi (1557), archbishop of Aix, France.

1572 (1)
March 17 - Marcantonio Amulio (1561), bishop of Rieti

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Pontificate of Pope Gregory XIII (1572-1585)    (38)

1572 (3)
August 9 -
Girolamo da Corregio (1561), archbishop of Taranto.
September 5 - Diego Espinosa Arévalo (1568), bishop of Sigüenza, Spain.
December 2 - Ippolito II d'Este (1538).

1573 (2)
April 2 - Otto von Truchsess von Waldburg (1544), bishop of Augsburg and bishop of Palestrina.
September 7 - Giovanni Aldobrandini (1570), grand penitentiary and secretary of Apostolic Briefs.

1574 (5)
May 3 - Giovanni Ricci (1551), bishop of Sabina and archbishop of Pisa.
June 20 - Antoine de Créqui Canaples (1565), bishop of Amiens, France.
July 21 - Giulio Acquaviva d'Aragona (1570).
December 22 - Alessandro Crivelli (1565).
December 26 - Charles I de Guise de Lorraine (1547), archbishop of Reims, France.

1575 (3)
January 11 - Gianpaolo Della Chiesa (1568), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice.
March 18 - Marcantonio Bobba (1565), bishop of Aosta.
October 17 - Gaspar Cervantes de Gaete (1570), archbishop of Tarragona, Spain.

1576 - No cardinal died this year.

1577 (2)
July 23 - Scipione Rebiba (1555), bishop of Sabina.
November 3 - Innocenzo Ciocchi del Monte (1550).

1578 (4)
March 28 - Louis I de Guise de Lorraine (1553).
June 17 - Paolo Burali d' Arezzo (1570), archbishop of Naples.
July 5 - Cristoforo Madruzzo (1542), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinls.
December 3 - Giulio Feltrio della Rovere (1547), bishop of Palestrina and archbishop of Ravenna.

1579 (3)
July 26 - Benedetto Lomellini (1565), bishop of Anagni.
August - Stanisław Hosius (1561), grand penitentiary and bishop of Ermland.
August 23 - Francisco Pacheco de Toledo (1561), archbishop of Burgos, Spain.

1580 (5)
January 18 - Archangelo de' Bianchi (1570), prefect of the S.C. of the Index.
January 31 - Henrique de Portugal (1545).
April 20 - Francesco Alciati (1565), bishop of Civita.
December 1 - Giovanni Girolamo Morone (1542), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
December 23 - Gerard van Groesbeeck (1578), bishop of Liège.

1581 (2)
May 16 - Alessandro Sforza (1565), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice.
May 16 - Flavio Orsini (1565), bishop of Spoleto.

1582 (1)
October 28 - Vincenzo Giustiniani, O.P. (1570).

1583 (3)
March 4 - Fulvio Giulio della Corgna, O.S.Io.Hieros (1551), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina and sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
August 22 - Marco Antonio Maffei (1570), secretary of Apostolic Briefs.
November 24 - Rene de Birague (1578).

1584 (5)
January 9 - Zaccaria Delfino (1565).
May 10 - Luigi Cornaro (1551), camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church.
June 14 - Claude de la Baume (1578), archbishop of Besançon, France.
November 3 - Carlo Borromeo (1560), archbishop of Milan.
December 26 - Gianfrancesco Commendone (1565), bishop of Kephalonia and Zacynthus.

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Pontificate of Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590)    (24)

1585 (7)
May 1 -
Niccolo Caetani di Sermoneta (1536).
May 16 - Guido Lucca Ferrero (1565).
May 17 - Alberto Bolognetti (1583), bishop of Massa marittima.
July 10 - Georges d'Armagnac (1544), administrator of Toulouse, France.
July 18 - Alessandro Riario (1578), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Grace.
October 6 - Guglielmo Sirleto (1565), librarian of the Holy Roman Church.
November 29 - Matthieu Cointerel, (1583), papal datary and secretary of Apostolic Briefs.

1586 (5)
February 21 - Michele della Torre (1583), bishop of Ceneda.
June 9 - Filippo Boncompagni (1572), grand penitentiary and prefect of the S.C. of the Council.
September 21 - Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1561), bishop of Sabina and archbishop of Besançon, France.
September 29 - Pierdonato Cesi (1570).
December 30 - Luigi d'Este (1561), bishop of Ferrara.

1587 (7)
January 21 - Gyorgy Draskovics (1585), archbishop of Kalocza-Bacs.
March 23 - Charles d'Angennes de Rambouillet (1570), bishop of Le Mans, France.
May 5 - Gianfrancesco Gambara (1561), bishop of Palestrina.
August 17 - Filippo Guastavillani (1574), camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church.
October 9 - Decio Azzolini (1585), bishop of Cervia.
October 30 - Charles de Lorraine de Vaudemont (1578), bishop of Verdun, France.
December 5 - Giacomo Savelli (1539), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and Vicar-General of Rome.

1588 - No cardinal died this year.

1589 (4)
January 2 - Stefano Bonucci, O.S.M. (1587), bishop of Arezzo.
March 2 - Alessandro Farnese, iuniore (1534), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, vice-chancellor of the Holy Roman Church and archpriest of the patriarchal Vatican basilica.
November 8 - Prospero Santacroce (1565), bishop of Albano.
December 24 - Louis II de Guise (1578), archbishop of Reims, France.

1590 (1)
May 9 - Charles de Bourbon-Vendôme (1548), archbishop of Rouen, France.
? - Fernando de Toledo Oropesa. (Resigned the cardinalate on July 4, 1578.) (1)

(1) Only the year of his death, 1590, has been found. He may have died during the vacant see or during the month of December in the pontificate of Pope Gregory XIV.

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Pontificate of Pope Urban VII (1590)

Pope Urban VII was elected on September 15, 1590 and died on September 27, 1590. No cardinals died during his brief pontificate.

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Vacant See
(September 27 - December 5, 1590)    (1)

1590 (1)
October 4 -
Federico Cornaro, seniore, O.S.Io.Hieros. (1585), bishop of Padua.

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Pontificate of Pope Gregory XIV (1590-1591)    (4)

1591 (4)
January 13 -
Antonio Carafa (1568), prefect of the S.C. of the Tridentine Council and librarian of the Holy Roman Church.
March 18 - Gianantonio Serbelloni (1560), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
April 15 - Gian Girolamo Albani (1570).
April 28 - Ippolito de Rossi (1585), bishop of Pavia

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Pontificate of Pope Innocent IX (1591)    (1)

1591 (1)
December 22 -
Giovanni Vincenzo Gonzaga (1578).
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Vacant See
(December 30, 1591 - January 30, 1592)    (1)

1592 (1)
January 6 -
Juan Hurtado de Mendoza (1587).

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Pontificate of Pope Clement VIII (1592-1605)    (46)

1592 (4)
February 7 -
Girolamo della Rovere (1586), archbishop of Turin.
November 17 - Vincenzo Lauro (1583), bishop of Mondovì.
November 27 - Giulio Canani (1583), bishop of Mantua.
December 13 - Philippe de Lénoncourt (1586), prefect of the S.C. of the Index.

1593 (2)
January 11 - Scipione Gonzaga (1587).
August 20 - Filippo Spinola (1583), prefect of the S.C. of Regulars.

1594 (4)
March 24 - Nicolas de Pellevé (1570), archbishop of Rheims, France.
July 30 - Charles III de Bourbon de Vendôme (1583), archbishop of Rouen, France.
October 16 - William Allen (1587), librarian of the Holy Roman Church.
November 12 - Gaspar de Quiroga y Vela (1578), archbishop of Toledo, Spain.

1595 (4)
February 15 - Mark Sittich von Hohenems (1561).
May 4 - Hughes de Loubenx de Verdalle (1587).
August 18 - Giovanni Battista Castrucci (1585), prefect of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature of Justice.
December 20 - Costanzo da Sarnano, O.F.M.Cap. (1586).

1596 (3)
January 10 - Gianfranceso Morosini (1588), bishop of Brescia.
May 29 - Filippo Sega (1591), bishop of Piacenza.
September 14 - Francisco de Toledo Herrera, S.J. (1593).

1597 (2)
March 14 - Marcantonio Colonna, seniore (1565), bishop of Palestrina and librarian of the Holy Roman Church.
July 23 - Gabriele Paleotti (1565), bishop of Sabina and archbishop of Bologna.

1598 (5)
March 28 - Michele Bonelli, O.P. (1566), prefect of the S.C. of Bishops and Regulars and bishop of Albano.
April 23 - Francesco Cornaro, iuniore (1596).
May 18 - Philipp Wilhelm von Bayern (1596), bishop of Regensburg.
June 2 - Scipione Lancelotti (1583).
October 20 - Agostino Cusani (1588).

1599 (4)
January 22 - Silvio Savelli (1596), apostolic legate in Perugia and Umbria.
June 15 - Guido Pepoli (1589).
October 28 - Andrzej Batory (1584), bishop of Ermland.
December 13 - Enrico Caetani (1585), camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church.

1600 (7)
January 21 - Jerzy Radziwiłł (1583), bishop of Kraków, Poland.
January 21 - Lorenzo Priuli (1596), patriarch of Venice.
February 20 - Innico d'Avalos d'Aragona, O.S.Iacobis (1561), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
April 2 - Ludovico Madruzzo (1561), bishop of Frascati and bishop of Trent.
August 27 - Pedro de Deza Manuel (1578), bishop of Albano.
September 20 - Rodrigo de Castro Osorio (1583), archbishop of Sevilla, Spain.
November 12 - Andreas von Austria (1576), bishop of Konstanz and of Brixen.

1601 - No cardinal died this year.

1602 (2)
April 16 - Antonmaria Salviati (1583).
May 9 - Giulio Antonio Santorio (1570), bishop of Palestrina, grand penitentiary and secretary of the Supreme S.C. of the Roman and Universal Inquisition.

1603 (5)
February 14 - Alfonso Gesualdo di Conza (1561), bishop of Ostia and Velletri, dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, prefect of the S.C. of Rites and archbishop of Naples.
June 14 - Girolamo Rusticucci (1570), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, vicar-general of Rome.
August 16 - Silvio Antoniano (1599), secretary of Apostolic Briefs.
September 1 - Bonviso Bonvisi (1599), archbishop of Bari.
December 8 - Girolamo Mattei (1586), prefect of the S.C. of the Tridentine Council.

1604 (3)
February 29: Lucio Sassi (1593), papal datary.
March 13 - Arnaud d'Ossat (1599), bishop of Bayeux, France
May 20 - Simeone Tagliavia d'Aragona (1583), bishop of Sabina.

1605 (1)
February 22 - Girolamo Simoncelli (1553), bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, sub-dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.

CARDINALITIAL OBITUARIES IN THE PONTIFICATES OF THE XVI CENTURY (SUMMARY)

Cardinals who died during the pontificates of:

Pius III (1503) - 0
Julius II (1503-1513) - 34
Leo X (1513-1521) - 25
Adrian VI (1522-1523) - 4
Clement VII (1523-1534) - 30
Paul III (1534-1549) - 62
Vacant See (1549-1550) - 2
Julius III (1550-1555) - 14
Marcellus II (1555) - 0
Paul IV (1555-1559) - 25
Pius IV (1559-1565) - 22
Vacant See (1565-1566) - 1
St. Pius V (1566-1572) - 24
Gregory XIII (1572-1585) - 38
Sixtus V (1585-1590) - 24
Vacant See (1590) - 1
Gregory XIV (1590-1591) - 4
Innocent IX (1591) - 1
Vacant See (1591-1592) - 1
Clement VIII (1592-1605) - 46
Total - 324

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