Archbishop of Bamberg

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List of the archbishops of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bamberg, Germany

Tenure Incumbent Notes
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


Roman Catholic Hierarchy in Germany
    Archdioceses Dioceses
    Bamberg Eichstätt | Speyer | Würzburg
    Berlin Dresden-Meissen | Görlitz
    Freiburg im Breisgau Mainz | Rottenburg-Stuttgart
    Hamburg Hildesheim | Osnabrück
    Cologne Aachen | Essen | Limburg | Münster | Trier
    Munich & Freising Augsburg | Passau | Regensburg
    Paderborn Erfurt | Fulda | Magdeburg
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