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Juan de Sanclemente Torquemada

Juan de Sanclemente Torquemada

Roman Catholic prelate
Juan de Sanclemente Torquemada
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Intro Roman Catholic prelate
Was Cleric
From Spain Holy Roman Empire
Type Religion
Gender male
Birth 19 October 1534, Córdoba, Spain
Death 20 April 1602, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (aged 67 years)
Star sign Libra
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Juan de Sanclemente Torquemada (19 August 1534 – 20 April 1602) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (1587–1602) and Bishop of Ourense (1578–1587).


Juan de Sanclemente Torquemada was born in Córdoba, Spain. On 7 July 1578, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIII as Bishop of Ourense. On 25 January 1579, he was consecrated bishop by Francisco Blanco Salcedo, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, with Fernando Vellosillo Barrio, Bishop of Lugo, and Diego Torquemada, Bishop of Tui, serving as co-consecrators. On 27 July 1587, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Sixtus V as Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela. He served as Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela until his death on 20 April 1602.

Episcopal succession

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Miguel Ares Canaval, Bishop of Orense (1595); Francisco de Tolosa, Bishop of Tui (1597); and Francisco Terrones del Caño, Bishop of Tui (1601).

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Fernando Tricio Arenzana
Bishop of Ourense
Succeeded by
Pedro González Acevedo
Preceded by
Alonso Velázquez
Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela
Succeeded by
Maximiliano de Austria

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