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Melchior Cardinal von Meckau

Deceased

Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}

Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
1440²BornMeissen
22 Mar 148242.2SelectedCoadjutor Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
20 Apr 148242.3ConfirmedCoadjutor Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
Apr 1488³48.3SucceededBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
15 Jul 148848.5Ordained BishopBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
31 May 150363.4Elevated to Cardinal
12 Jun 150363.4InstalledCardinal-Priest of San Nicola in Carcere
5 Jan 150767.0AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
3 Mar 150969.2DiedBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy

Note(s): ² Month Uncertain ; ³ Day Uncertain

MicroData Summary for Melchior von Meckau:
Cardinal Melchior von Meckau (died ) Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}

  • a bishop for 20.6 years
  • a cardinal for 5.8 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 31 May 1503
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi, Volume 2, Page 111
  • ob/c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 117, Number 10,413
  • ob/c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 216, Number 17,902

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