Charles Amarin Brand

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His Excellency
Charles Amarin Brand
Archbishop of Strasbourg
Mgr Charles-Amarin Brand
Charles-Amarin Brand in 1988
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Archdiocese of Strasbourg
In office 1984 - 1997
Predecessor Léon-Arthur-Auguste Elchinger
Successor Joseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré
Ordination 11 July 1943
Consecration 13 February 1972
Personal details
Born (1920-06-27)27 June 1920
Mulhouse, France
Died 31 March 2013(2013-03-31) (aged 92)
Toulouse, France

Charles-Amarin Brand (27 June 1920 - 31 March 2013) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Brand was born in Mulhouse, France and was ordained a priest on July 11, 1943, from the Archdiocese of Strasbourg. He was appointed auxiliary archbishop of the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon on December 28, 1971, as well as titular bishop of Uthina, and was ordained bishop on February 13, 1972. Brand was then appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Strasbourg on November 18, 1976. Brand would be appointed archbishop of the Archdiocese of Monaco from July 30, 1981, to July 16, 1984, when he would appointed Archbishop of Archdiocese of Strasbourg. He would serve at The Archdiocese of Strasbourg until his retirement on October 23, 1997. He died in 2013.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ France 3 Alsace

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Edmond-Marie-Henri Abelé
as Bishop of Monaco
Archbishop of Monaco
Succeeded by
Joseph-Marie Sardou
Preceded by
Leon Arthur Elchinger
Archbishop of Strasbourg
Succeeded by
Joseph Dore