Philipp Valentin Albrecht Voit von Rieneck

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Engraving Philipp Valentin Albrecht Voit von Rieneck by Johann Salver.

Philipp Valentin Albrecht Voit von Rieneck (1612–1672) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1653 to 1672.

Biography[edit]

Philipp Valentin Albrecht Voit von Rieneck was born in Rodenbach, today a part of Lohr, on January 10, 1612.[1]

He was appointed Prince-Bishop of Bamberg on February 13, 1653, but this appointment was not confirmed by Pope Alexander VII until January 14, 1658.[1] He was consecrated as a bishop in 1661.[1]

He died in Bamberg on February 3, 1672.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Profile from catholic-hierarchy.org
  2. ^ Article on German Wikipedia
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Melchior Otto von Voit von Salzburg
Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
1653–1672
Succeeded by
Peter Philipp von Dernbach