Titular Episcopal See of

Alessano

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Titular Episcopal See Episcopal See

Name: Alessano (Italiano) / Alexanum (latine) / Alexanen(sis) (Latin)

Location: pr. Lecce, m. Otranto, Italy

Notes: United รฆque principaliter with Lecce 1518.05.17โ€“1521.06.03

History

Titular Bishop

Titular Archbishop (2005.08.24 โ€“ ...):Archbishop Michael August Blume, S.V.D. (78)Archbishop Michael August Blume, S.V.D. (78)

Undersecretary emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

Past Ordinaries

Bishops of Alessano (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gaetano Paolo de Miceli, P.O.C.R. (later Archbishop)
(1792.02.27 โ€“ 1804.10.29)

Died:1813.10.22

Bishop of Alessano (1792.02.27 โ€“ 1804.10.29)

Archbishop of Rossano (Italy) (1804.10.29 โ€“ 1813.10.22)

Bishop Dionigi Latomo
(1754.12.16 โ€“ 1780.01.08)

Died:1780.01.08

Bishop of Alessano (1754.12.16 โ€“ 1780.01.08)

Archbishop Luigi Dโ€™Alessandro
(1743.07.15 โ€“ 1754.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Severina (Italy) (1731.05.07 โ€“ 1743.07.15)

Archbishop-Bishop of Alessano (1743.07.15 โ€“ 1754.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bari e Canosa (Italy) (1754.09.16 โ€“ 1770)

Bishop Giovanni Belardino Giannelli
(1718.01.10 โ€“ 1743.01.05)

Died:1743.01.05

Bishop of Alessano (1718.01.10 โ€“ 1743.01.05)

Bishop Vincenzo della Marra, C.R.L.
(1695.05.16 โ€“ 1712.04.27)

Died:1712.04.27

Bishop of Alessano (1695.05.16 โ€“ 1712.04.27)

Bishop Andrea Tontoli
(1667.02.07 โ€“ 1695.02.07)

Died:1696.10.21

Bishop of Alessano (1667.02.07 โ€“ 1695.02.07)

Bishop of Vieste (Italy) (1695.02.07 โ€“ 1696.10.21)

Bishop Giovanni Granafei (later Archbishop)
(1653.06.09 โ€“ 1666.11.10)

Died:1683.03.18

Bishop of Alessano (1653.06.09 โ€“ 1666.11.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bari e Canosa (Italy) (1666.11.10 โ€“ 1683.03.18)

Bishop Francesco Antonio Roberti
(1648.11.23 โ€“ 1653)

Died:1653

Bishop of Alessano (1648.11.23 โ€“ 1653)

Bishop Placido Padiglia, O.S.B. Cel.
(1634.11.27 โ€“ 1648.06.14)

Died:1648.06.14

Bishop of Lavello (1627.09.20 โ€“ 1634.11.27)

Bishop of Alessano (1634.11.27 โ€“ 1648.06.14)

Bishop Nicola Antonio Spinelli, C.R.
(1612.07.16 โ€“ 1634)

Died:1634

Bishop of Alessano (1612.07.16 โ€“ 1634)

Bishop Celso Mancini
(1597.04.14 โ€“ 1612)

Died:1612

Bishop of Alessano (1597.04.14 โ€“ 1612)

Bishop Giulio Doffi, O.P.
(1595.03.06 โ€“ 1596.08.27)

Died:1596.08.27

Bishop of Alessano (1595.03.06 โ€“ 1596.08.27)

Bishop Orazio Rapari
(1594.10.03 โ€“ 1595)

Died:1595

Bishop of Alessano (1594.10.03 โ€“ 1595)

Bishop Sestilio Mazuca
(1592.06.19 โ€“ 1594)

Bishop of Alessano (1592.06.19 โ€“ 1594)

Bishop Settimio Borsari
(1591.11.20 โ€“ 1592.06.12)

Died:1594.04.29

Bishop of Alessano (1591.11.20 โ€“ 1592.06.12)

Bishop of Casale Monferrato (Italy) (1592.06.12 โ€“ 1594.04.29)

Bishop Ercole Lamia
(1578.08.11 โ€“ 1591)

Died:1591

Bishop of Alessano (1578.08.11 โ€“ 1591)

Bishop Cesare Busdrago (later Archbishop)
(1574.10.01 โ€“ 1578.08.11)

Died:1585.10

Bishop of Alessano (1574.10.01 โ€“ 1578.08.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chieti (Italy) (1578.08.11 โ€“ 1585.10)

Bishop Giacomo Galletti
(1560.10.02 โ€“ 1574)

Died:1574

Bishop of Alessano (1560.10.02 โ€“ 1574)

Bishop Giulio Galletti
(1555.01.07 โ€“ 1560)

Bishop of Alessano (1555.01.07 โ€“ 1560)

Bishop Leonardo de Magistris
(1551.08.21 โ€“ 1554)

Died:1554

Bishop of Capri (1540.02.13 โ€“ 1551.08.21)

Bishop of Alessano (1551.08.21 โ€“ 1554)

Bishop Annibale Magalotti
(1549.01.18 โ€“ 1551)

Died:1551

Bishop of Alessano (1549.01.18 โ€“ 1551)

Bishop Evangelista Cittadini
(1542.04.26 โ€“ 1549)

Bishop of Alessano (1542.04.26 โ€“ 1549)

Bishop Benedetto de Sanctis
(1540.03.15 โ€“ 1542)

Died:1542

Bishop of Alessano (1540.03.15 โ€“ 1542)

Bishop Francesco Antonio Balduini
(1531.11.15 โ€“ 1539)

Died:1539

Bishop of Alessano (1531.11.15 โ€“ 1539)

Cardinal Alessandro Cesarini
(Apostolic Administrator 1526.07.20 โ€“ 1531.11.15)

Cardinal Agostino Trivulzio
(Apostolic Administrator 1521.06.03 โ€“ 1526.07.20)

Bishop Giovanni Antonio Acquaviva dโ€™Aragona
(1518.05.17 โ€“ 1521.06.03)

Died:1525

Bishop of Alessano (1512.03.03 โ€“ 1517.05.18)

Bishop of Lecce (Italy) (1517.05.18 โ€“ 1525)

Bishop of Alessano (1518.05.17 โ€“ 1521.06.03)

Cardinal Luigi dโ€™Aragona
(Apostolic Administrator 1517.05.18 โ€“ 1518.05.17)

Bishop Giovanni Antonio Acquaviva dโ€™Aragona
(1512.03.03 โ€“ 1517.05.18)

(see above)

Bishop Giovanni Giacomo del Balzo
(1488 โ€“ 1512)

Died:1512

Bishop of Alessano (1488 โ€“ 1512)

Bishop Benedetto del Balzo
(1465 โ€“ 1488)

Bishop of Alessano (1465 โ€“ 1488)

Bishop Lorenzo, O.P.
(1438.08.13 โ€“ ?)

Bishop of Alessano (1438.08.13 โ€“ ?)

Bishop Guiduccio Guidano (later Archbishop)
(1432.09.16 โ€“ 1438.08.06)

Bishop of Alessano (1432.09.16 โ€“ 1438.08.06)

Bishop of Lecce (Italy) (1438.08.06 โ€“ 1453.07.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bari e Canosa (Italy) (1453.07.13 โ€“ 1454)

Bishop Simone da Brindisi, O.F.M.
(1432.04.11 โ€“ 1432)

Died:1432

Bishop of Ruvo (Italy) (1418.01.26 โ€“ 1432.04.11)

Bishop of Alessano (1432.04.11 โ€“ 1432)

Bishop Giacomo del Balzo
(1431? โ€“ ?)

Bishop of Alessano (1431? โ€“ ?)

Bishop Domenico di Napoli
(1425? โ€“ ?)

Bishop of Alessano (1425? โ€“ ?)

Bishop Paolo
(1402.01.07 โ€“ 1405)

Died:1405

Bishop of Alessano (1402.01.07 โ€“ 1405)

Bishop Berengario
(? โ€“ 1402.02.27)

Died:1429

Bishop of Alessano (? โ€“ 1402.02.27)

Bishop of Castro (1402.02.27 โ€“ 1429)

Former Titular Bishops

Last updated on 2024.06.16

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