This is a list of bishops and archbishops of the Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg and Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bamberg in Germany.
|5 February 1818 to 29 January 1824||Joseph Graf von Stubenberg||Bishop of Eichstätt; confirmed 6 Apr 1818; died in office|
|10 March 1824 to 17 January 1842||Joseph Maria Johann Nepomuk Freiherr von Fraunberg||Bishop of Augsburg; confirmed 24 May 1824; died in office|
|24 February 1842 to 9 January 1858||Bonifaz Kaspar von Urban||Auxiliary Bishop of München and Freising, Munich; confirmed 25 May 1842; installed 24 July 1842; died in office|
|17 June 1858 to 4 January 1875||Michael von Deinlein||Bishop of Augsburg; confirmed 17 September 1858; installed 10 November 1858; died in office|
|31 May 1875 to 23 May 1890||Friedrich von Schreiber||Priest of Augsburg; confirmed 5 July 1875; ordained 5 September 1875; died in office|
|26 August 1890 to 25 January 1905||Joseph von Schork||Priest of Würzburg; confirmed 6 May 1891; ordained 24 May 1891; died in office|
|30 January 1905 to 23 April 1912||Friedrich Philipp von Abert||Priest of Würzburg; confirmed 27 March 1905; ordained 1 May 1905; died in office|
|4 May 1912 to 23 January 1943||Jacobus von Hauck||Priest of Würzburg; confirmed 18 June 1912; died in office|
|24 January 1943 to 29 March 1955||Joseph Otto Kolb||Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg; installed 9 May 1943; died in office|
|16 May 1955 to 30 July 1976||Josef Schneider||Priest of Bamberg; ordained 13 July 1955; resigned|
|27 May 1977 to 31 March 1994||Elmar Maria Kredel||Priest of Bamberg; ordained 2 July 1977; resigned|
|25 March 1995 to 2 July 2001||Karl Heinrich Braun||Bishop of Eichstätt; installed 25 May 1995; resigned|
|28 June 2002 to present||Ludwig Schick||Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda|
The Prince-Bishopric of Würzburg was an ecclesiastical principality of the Holy Roman Empire located in Lower Franconia west of the Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg. Würzburg had been a diocese since 743. As definitely established by the Concordat of 1448, bishops in Germany were chosen by the canons of the cathedral chapter and their election was later confirmed by the pope. Following a common practice in Germany, the prince-bishops of Würzburg were frequently elected to other ecclesiastical principalities as well. The last few prince-bishops resided at the Würzburg Residence, which is one of the grandest baroque palaces in Europe.
Schönborn may refer to:
The Schönborn family is a noble and mediatised formerly sovereign family of the former Holy Roman Empire.
Johann Philipp von Schönborn was the Archbishop-Elector of Mainz (1647–1673), the Bishop of Würzburg (1642–1673), and the Bishop of Worms (1663–1673).
Lothar Franz von Schönborn-Buchheim was the Archbishop-Elector of Mainz from 1694 to 1729 and the Bishop of Bamberg from 1693 to 1729. As Archbishop of Mainz, he was also Archchancellor of the Holy Roman Empire. Lothar Franz von Schönborn is known for commissioning a number of Baroque buildings, such as the palace Schloss Weissenstein.
Friedrich Karl von Schönborn was the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg and Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1729 to 1746. He also served as Reichsvizekanzler (Vice-Chancellor) of the Holy Roman Empire from 1705 to 1734.
The Prince-Bishopric of Constance, was a small ecclesiastical principality of the Holy Roman Empire from the mid–12th century until its secularisation in 1802–1803. In his dual capacity as prince and as bishop, the prince-bishop was also in charge of the considerably larger Roman Catholic Diocese of Konstanz, which existed from about 585 until its dissolution in 1821. It belonged to the ecclesiastical province of Mainz since 780/782.
Johann Philipp Franz von Schönborn (1673–1724) was the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg from 1719 to 1724. His principal claim to fame is his commissioning of the Würzburg Residence, a major work of Baroque architecture.
The Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg was an ecclesiastical State of the Holy Roman Empire. It goes back to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bamberg established at the 1007 synod in Frankfurt, at the behest of King Henry II to further expand the spread of Christianity in the Franconian lands. The bishops obtained the status of Imperial immediacy about 1245 and ruled their estates as Prince-bishops until they were subsumed to the Electorate of Bavaria in the course of the German Mediatisation in 1802.
The Diocese of Würzburg is a diocese of Catholic Church in Germany. The diocese is located in Lower Franconia, around the city of Würzburg, and the bishop is seated at Würzburg Cathedral. Founded in 741, the diocese lost all temporal power after the Napoleonic wars.
Würzburg Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Würzburg in Bavaria, Germany, dedicated to Saint Kilian. It is the seat of the Bishop of Würzburg and has served as the burial place for the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg for hundreds of years. With an overall length of 103 metres, it is the fourth largest Romanesque church building in Germany, and a masterpiece of German architecture from the Salian period. Notable later additions include work by Tilman Riemenschneider and Balthasar Neumann. The cathedral was heavily damaged by British bombs in March 1945 but rebuilt post-World War II.
The Marienkirche, Würzburg is a chapel located in the inner court of Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg, Bavaria. The first Christian church at this location was built in 706 by Duke Hedan II. The structure of today's building can be traced back to the early 11th century. It is the oldest church in Würzburg and the oldest building in the fortress.