Johann Philipp von Gebsattel

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Engraving of Johann Philipp von Gebsattel by Johann Salver.

Johann Philipp von Gebsattel (1555–1609) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1599 to 1609.

Biography[edit]

Johann Philipp von Gebsattel was born on May 13, 1555.[1]

He was elected Prince-Bishop of Bamberg on February 4, 1599, with Pope Clement VIII confirming his appointment on July 19, 1599.[1] He was never consecrated as a bishop and remained a deacon at the time of his death.[1]

He died on June 26, 1609 and is buried in Michaelsberg Abbey, Bamberg.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Profile from catholic-hierarchy.org
  2. ^ Article on German Wikipedia
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Neytard von Thüngen
Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
1599–1609
Succeeded by
Johann Gottfried von Aschhausen