Martin von Eyb

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Engraving of Martin von Eyb by Johann Salver.

Martin von Eyb (1543–1594) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1580 to 1583.

Biography[edit]

Martin von Eyb was born in Eybburg, which is now a part of Ansbach, in 1543.[1]

He was elected Prince-Bishop of Bamberg on October 11, 1580, with Pope Gregory XIII confirming his appointment on March 15, 1581.[1]

His health deteriorated rapidly and he resigned on August 26, 1583, without ever having been consecrated as a bishop.[1] He died on August 27, 1584.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Profile on catholic-hierarchy.org
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Johann Georg Zobel von Giebelstadt
Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
1580–1583
Succeeded by
Ernst von Mengersdorf