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Archbishop Adolf III. von Schaumburg

Period of office 1547-1556

Archbishop Adolf was the son of Count Jobst von Holstein und Schauenburg-Pinneberg. He studied in Löwen and was Canon and Coadjutor of his predecessor Hermann von Wied. Adolf, who was a strict Catholic, undid Hermann's reforms and prohibited Lutherans from preaching in the territory of the Archdiocese.

 

Resting place: Cologne Cathedral, Choir, epitaph in the Chapel of St. Stephen

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