Christoph Franz von Hutten
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Christoph Franz von Hutten (1673–1729) was the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg from 1724 to 1729.
Christoph Franz von Hutten was born in Mainburg on May 19, 1673. He was the son of Ritter Johann von Hutten (1629–90) and his wife Anna Maria, nėe Freiin von Hagen zu Motten und Buschfeld (1649–98).
He was educated at the University of Würzburg from 1680 to 1685. In 1686, he became a canon (Domizellar) of Würzburg Cathedral and of Comburg. He then studied at the Collegium Germanicum in Rome. He spent 1690-91 at the University of Siena. He then studied at the University of Mainz.
The cathedral chapter of Würzburg Cathedral elected him Prince-Bishop of Würzburg on October 2, 1724, with Pope Benedict XIII confirming his appointment on December 28, 1724. Johann Bernhard Mayer, auxiliary bishop of Würzburg, consecrated him as a bishop on April 8, 1725.
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