Alois Josef Krakovský z Kolovrat

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Alois Josef hrabě Krakovský z Kolovrat or Krakowský z Kolowrat (German: Alois Josef Krakovský von Kolowrat) (21 January 1759 – 28 March 1833) was the Roman Catholic archbishop of Prague from 1831 to 1833.

Biography[edit]

Krakowský was born in Prague in 1759. He was ordained a priest on his twenty-second birthday, 21 January 1781. In 1800, he was appointed the auxiliary bishop of Olomouc in the Czech Republic, as well as titular bishop of Sarepta. It was fifteen years before he was appointed bishop of Hradec Králové. He remained in this capacity until 28 February 1831 when he was appointed archbishop of Prague. Exactly two years and a month later, he died at the age of 74.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cheney, David M (2006-10-26). "Archbishop Alois Jozef Krakowski von Kolowrat". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-05-08. 

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Preceded by
Václav Léopold Ritter von Chlumčansky
Archbishop of Prague
1831–1833
Succeeded by
Andrzej Alojzy Ankwicz