List of bishops of Lund

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Archbishop of Lund)
Jump to: navigation, search
Sculpture in Dalby Heligkorskyrka of Egino, Bishop of Lund 1062–1075.
Absalon's gravestone in the monastery church in Sorø, Denmark, Absalon was Archbishop of Lund 1177–1201.
Torben Bille was Lund's and Denmark's last catholic archbishop, removed from his office as a result of the Danish reformation in 1536.
Peder Winstrup was bishop at the time the diocese of Lund went from Denmark to Sweden.
Wilhelm Faxe was bishop for 43 years (1811-1854), a period beaten only by bishop Ascer in the early middle ages.
Christina Odenberg, Bishop of Lund 1997–2007.

List of bishops of Lund. Until the Danish reformation the centre of an archdiocese, Lund has been in Sweden since the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658. The Diocese of Lund is now one of thirteen in the Church of Sweden.

Catholic Bishops and Archbishops[edit]

Lutheran superintendents and bishops[edit]

Sources[edit]