Domingo de Salazar

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Su Excelencia Reverendísima
Domingo de Salazar O.P.
Obispo de Manila
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Province Manila
See Manila
Installed February 6, 1579
Term ended December 4, 1594
Predecessor None
Successor Ignacio Santibáñez, O.F.M.
Personal details
Born 1512
La Rioja, Spain
Died 4 December 1594 (aged 82)
Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Nationality Spain Spanish
Denomination Roman Catholic
Styles of
Obispo Domingo de Salazar
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Reference style Monseñor
Spoken style Su Excelencia Reverendísima
Religious style Reverendísimo

Domingo de Salazar (1512 – 4 December 1594) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the first Bishop of Manila (1579–84)[1] which was then newly-annexed to the Spanish Empire.

He was born in La Rioja, Spain[2] On 6 February 1579, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Gregory XIII as the first Bishop of Manila. He was installed in 1581. He served as Bishop of Manila until his death on 4 December 1594, aged 82.[1]

Religious titles
Preceded by
Title created
Bishop of Manila
Succeeded by
Ignacio Santibáñez


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