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Encyclopedia > Archbishopric of Magdeburg

The Archbishopric of Magdeburg was a state of the Holy Roman Empire lying around Magdeburg along the Elbe River. It went Protestant in 1545, and was secularized as the Duchy of Magdeburg under the Elector of Brandenburg by the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. This page is about the Germanic empire. ... Magdeburg, the capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, lies on the Elbe river. ... The Elbe River (Czech Labe  listen?, Sorbian/Lusatian Łobjo, Polish Łaba, German Elbe, Hungarian Elba) is one of the major waterways of central Europe. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Births April 2 - Elizabeth of Valois, Queen of Philip II of Spain (d. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ... The Ratification of the Treaty of Münster by Gerard Terborch (1648) Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Münster by Bartholomeus van der Helst, 1648 The Peace of Westphalia, also known as the treaties of Münster and Osnabrück, is the series... // Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ...


Archbishops of Magdeburg, 968-1545

  • St. Adalbert 968-981
  • Giselmar 981-1004
  • Dagino 1004-1012
  • Waltaro 1012
  • Gero 1012-1023
  • Humfried 1023-1051
  • Engelhard 1052-1063
  • Werner von Steutzlingen 1064-1078
  • Hartwig von Ortenberg 1079-1102
  • Heinrich I von Assel 1102-1107
  • Adalgod von Osterberg 1107-1119
  • Rudigar von Baltheim 1119-1125
  • Norbert 1126-1134
  • Konrad I von Querfurt 1134-1142
  • Friedrich von Wettin 1142-1152
  • Wichmann von Seeberg 1152-1192
  • Ludolf von Koppenstedt 1192-1205
  • Albrecht I von Kasernberg 1205-1232
  • Burkhard I von Woldenberg 1232-1235
  • Wilbrand von Kasernberg 1235-1254
  • Rudolf von Dinselstadt 1254-1260
  • Rupprecht von Mansfeld 1260-1266
  • Konrad II von Sternberg 1266-1277
  • Günther I von Schwarzenberg 1277-1279
  • Bernhard von Wolpe 1279-1282
  • Eric of Brandenburg 1282-1295
  • Burkhard II von Blankenburg 1295-1305
  • Heinrich II of Anhalt 1305-1307
  • Burkhard III von Mansfeld-Schrapglau 1307-1325
  • Heideke von Erssa 1326-1327
  • Otto of Hesse 1327-1361
  • Dietrich Kagelwit 1361-1367
  • Albrecht II von Sternberg 1367-1372
  • Peter Gelvto 1372-1381
  • Ludwig of Meissen 1381-1382
  • Friedrich II von Hoym 1382
  • Albrecht III von Querfurt 1382-1403
  • Günther II von Schwarzburg 1403-1445
  • Friedrich III von Beichlingen 1445-1464
  • Johann II of Palatinate-Simmern 1464-1475
  • Ernst of Saxony 1475-1513
  • Albrecht IV of Brandenburg (also Archbishop of Mainz) 1513-1545

Albert (June 28, 1490 - September 24, 1545), elector and archbishop of Mainz (Germany), and archbishop of Magdeburg, was the younger son of John Cicero, elector of Brandenburg. ... Between 780/82 AD and 1802 AD the Archbishop of Mainz, was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince of the middle ages. ...

Protestant Administrators of Magdeburg, 1545-1648

  • Johann Albrecht of Brandenburg 1545-1551
  • Friedrich IV of Brandenburg 1551-1552
  • Sigismund of Brandenburg 1553-1566
  • Joachim Friedrich of Brandenburg 1566-1598
  • Christian Wilhelm of Brandenburg 1598-1631
  • Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (Catholic Administrator) 1631-1638
  • August of Saxe-Weissenfels 1638-1648

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Magdeburg - LoveToKnow 1911 (1511 words)
MAGDEBURG, a city of Germany, capital of the Prussian province of Saxony, a fortress of the first rank and one of the principal commercial towns of the German Empire.
Otto von Guericke (1602-1686), the inventor of the air-pump, was burgomaster of Magdeburg.
THE Archbishopric Of Magdeburg was carved out of the bishopric of Halberstadt when it was founded in 968, and its history is largely bound up with that of the city and of the prelates who have ruled the see.
Archbishopric of Magdeburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (931 words)
The Archbishopric of Magdeburg was a Roman Catholic archdiocese from 968 to 1545, and a state of the Holy Roman Empire from the 12th century until 1806.
Then, on 20 April 967, the archbishopric was solemnly established at the Synod of Ravenna in the presence of the pope and the emperor.
The Diocese of Magdeburg itself was small; it comprised the Slavonic districts of Serimunt, Nudizi, Neletici, Nizizi, and half of northern Thuringia, which Halberstadt resigned.
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