List of Bishops of Eichstätt

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List of the bishops of Eichstätt.

Bishops of Eichstätt, 741-1790[edit]

Bishops of Eichstätt, 1790 - present[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
21 September 1790 to 5 February 1818 Joseph Graf von Stubenberg Priest of Salzburg; confirment 11 April 1791; ordained 13 November 1791; appointed Archbishop of Bamberg
4 March 1824 to 24 April 1825 Petrus Pustet Priest of Regensburg; confirmed 24 May 1824; ordained 3 October 1824; died in office
12 May 1825 to 31 January 1835 Johann Friedrich Oesterreicher Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg; confirmed 26 June 1825; installed 9 November 1825; died in office
25 March 1835 to 15 October 1835 Johann Martin Manl Bishop of Speyer; confirmed 6 April 1835; installed 1 July 1835; died in office
19 April 1836 to 12 July 1841 Karl-August Graf von Reisach Priest of München und Freising, Munich; confirmed 11 July 1836; ordained 17 July 1836; installed 13 March 1837; appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of München und Freising, Munich
3 October 1846 to 6 February 1866 Georg von Oettl Priest of München und Freising, Munich; confirmed 21 December 1846; ordained 7 February 1847died in office
13 November 1866 to 5 September 1905 Franz Leopold Freiherr von Leonrod Priest of Eichstätt; confirmed 22 February 1867; ordained 19 March 1867; died in office
5 October 1905 to 20 June 1932 Johannes Leo von Mergel, OSB Priest of Order of Saint Benedict; confirmed 11 December 1905; ordained 27 December 1905; died in office
9 September 1932 to 5 July 1935 Konrad Graf von Preysing Lichtenegg-Moos Priest of München und Freising, Munich; ordained 28 October 1932; appointed Bishop of Berlin
4 November 1935 to 5 May 1948 Michael Rackl Priest of Eichstätt; ordained 21 December 1935; died in office
23 July 1948 to 2 January 1968 Joseph Schröffer Priest of Eichstätt; ordained 21 September 1948; appointed Titular Archbishop of Volturnum
28 May 1968 to 1 June 1983 Alois Brems Priest of Eichstätt; ordained 6 July 1968; retired (becoming Apostolic Administrator of Eichstätt)
17 April 1984 to 25 March 1995 Karl Heinrich Braun appointed Archbishop of Bamberg
24 February 1996 to 16 July 2005 Walter Mixa Priest of Augsburg; ordained 23 March 1996; Military Bishop of Germany 31 August 2000
14 October 2006 to present Gregor Maria Hanke OSB Abbott of the Abbey of Plankstetten; named to the see by Pope Benedict XVI, 14 October 2006, consecrated, 2 December 2006; by virtue of his office, Great Chancellor of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt


Roman Catholic Hierarchy in Germany
    Archdioceses Dioceses
    Bamberg Eichstätt | Speyer | Würzburg
    Berlin Dresden-Meissen | Görlitz
    Freiburg im Breisgau Mainz | Rottenburg-Stuttgart
    Hamburg Hildesheim | Osnabrück
    Cologne Aachen | Essen | Limburg | Münster | Trier
    Munich & Freising Augsburg | Passau | Regensburg
    Paderborn Erfurt | Fulda | Magdeburg
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