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Archbishop Gero

Period of office 969-976

Archbishop Gero was the son of the margrave Christian von Lausitz. He played an important role as chancellor of the empire. In 971 he brought Princess Theophanu, bride-to-be of Otto II, from Byzantium to Rome. Archbishop Gero donated the Gero Cross in Cologne Cathedral.


Resting place: Chapel of Stephen, high grave

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