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Archbishop Philipp III. Krementz

Period of office 1885-1899

Archbishop Philipp Cardinal Krementz was born in Koblenz the son of a butcher. He studied in Bonn and Trier and was pastor at St. Kastor in Koblenz. From 1867-1885 he was Bishop of Ermland. Krementz tried successfully to reestablish religious life in the Archdiocese and created 62 new parishes. In 1886 Krementz reopened the Cologne Seminary.


Resting place: Cologne Cathedral, Archbishops' Crypt

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