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Erzb. Maximilian Friedrich v. Königseck-Rothenfels

Period of office 1761-1784

Maximilian Friedrich was from the old Swabian line von Königseck-Rotenfels. He studied in Strasbourg and Cologne and was Canon and Dechant in Cologne before his election. After 1762 he was also Bishop of Münster. In 1777 he founded the Academy in Bonn, which became a centre for the clerical Enlightenment.

 

Resting place: Cologne Cathedral, in front of the Three Holy Kings Chapel

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