Juan Suárez Carvajal

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Most Reverend

Pablo de Torres
Bishop of Lugo
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Lugo
In office1539–1561
PredecessorMartín Tristán Calvete
SuccessorFrancisco Delgado López (bishop)
Personal details
Talavera de la Reina, Spain
DiedOctober 6, 1584 (age 99)

Juan Suárez Carvajal (1485 – October 6, 1584) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Lugo (1539–1561).[1]


Juan Suárez Carvajals was born in Talavera de la Reina, Spain in 1485.[2] On September 9, 1539, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Paul III as Bishop of Lugo.[1][2] On March 10, 1561 he retired from his position as Bishop[1] and he died on October 6, 1584.[2]

While Bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Bernardino de Carmona, Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela (1553).[2]


  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1923). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 229. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d Cheney, David M. "Bishop Juan Suárez Carvajal". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.self-published

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Martín Tristán Calvete
Bishop of Lugo
Succeeded by
Francisco Delgado López (bishop)