Ferdinand August von Spiegel

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His Excellency
Ferdinand August Spiegel
Archbishop of Cologne
Archbishop Spiegel.jpg
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Cologne
Appointed 20 December 1824
In office 1825-1835
Predecessor Archduke Anton Victor of Austria
Successor Clemens August von Droste-Vischering
Orders
Ordination 6 December 1799
Consecration 11 June 1825
by Josef von Hommer
Rank Archbishop
Personal details
Born (1764-12-25)December 25, 1764
Marsberg Germany
Died August 2, 1835(1835-08-02) (aged 70)
Cologne Germany
Buried Cologne Cathedral
Nationality German
Parents Theodor Hermann von Spiegel and Adolphine Franziska von Landsberg zu Erwitte
Motto Mit Gott Und Mit Ehren
Coat of arms Ferdinand August Spiegel's coat of arms

Count Ferdinand August von Spiegel zum Desenberg und Canstein, (25 December 1764, in[1] Marsberg – 2 August 1835, in Cologne) was Archbishop of Cologne from 1824 until 1835.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Handbuch des Erzbistums Köln 1966, Bd. 1, S.48

Literature[edit]

  • Rudolf Lill: Der Bischof zwischen Säkularisation und Kulturkampf, In: Peter Berglar et al. (eds.): Der Bischof in seiner Zeit. Bischofstypus und Bischofsideal im Spiegel der Kölner Kirche, Verlag J.P. Bachem, Köln 1986, pp. 349–396 (about Ferdinand August von Spiegel: pp. 358–367), ISBN 3-7616-0862-4
Catholic Church titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Anton Victor of Austria
1801-1824 sede vacante
Archbishop of Cologne
1824–1835
Succeeded by
Clemens August von Droste-Vischering