Georg Fuchs von Rügheim
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Georg Fuchs von Rügheim (1519–1561) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1556 to 1561.
Georg Fuchs von Rügheim was born in Rügheim, which is today a district of Hofheim, Bavaria, on February 6, 1519. He matriculated at the University of Erfurt in 1535; at Heidelberg University in 1537; and at the University of Ingolstadt in 1539.
He was appointed coadjutor bishop of Bamberg on August 25, 1554, with Pope Julius III confirming the appointment on May 26, 1555. He succeeded Weigand von Redwitz as Prince-Bishop of Bamberg on May 22, 1556. He was ordained as a priest on November 14, 1557. He was consecrated as a bishop by Petrus Rauh, auxiliary bishop of Bamberg, on November 28, 1557.
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Weigand von Redwitz
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Veit von Würzburg