Victor Garaigordóbil Berrizbeitia

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The Most Reverend
Victor Garaigordóbil Berrizbeitia
Prelate of Diocese of Babahoyo (Emeritus)
Church Catholic Church
See Diocese of Babahoyo
In office 1963–1982
Predecessor Adolfo Maria Astudillo Morales
Successor Jesús Ramón Martínez de Ezquerecocha Suso
Ordination 27 June 1943
Personal details
Born (1915-10-17)17 October 1915
Abadiano, Spain
Died 24 April 2018(2018-04-24) (aged 102)
Bilbao, Spain
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Victor Garaigordobil Berrizbeitia (17 October 1915 – 24 April 2018) was a Spanish bishop of the Catholic Church. At the time of his death, at the age of 102, he was the oldest bishop of Spain.


Garaigordóbil was born in Abadiano, Biscay (Basque Country) and ordained a priest on 27 June 1943. He was appointed Prelate of the Diocese of Babahoyo and titular bishop of Pudentiana on 29 November 1963.

He was consecrated bishop of the Titular see of Pudentiana on 30 January 1964. He resigned as titular bishop of Pudentiana on 5 January 1978 and from the Prelate of the Diocese of Babahoyo on 12 May 1982.[1]


  1. ^ Diocese of Babahoyo profile,; accessed 28 April 2018.