Andrzej Alojzy Ankwicz

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His Excellency
Andrzej Alojzy Ankwicz
Archbishop of Prague
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Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Prague
Appointed 31 May 1833
In office 1833-1838
Predecessor Alois Josef Krakovský z Kolovrat
Successor Alois Josef, Freiherr von Schrenk
Ordination 2 September 1810
Consecration 15 August 1815
by Maria-Thaddeus von Trauttmansdorf Wiensberg
Personal details
Born (1777-06-17)June 17, 1777
Kraków, Poland
Died March 26, 1838(1838-03-26) (aged 60)
Prague, Bohemia
Nationality Polish
Previous post Archbishop of Lviv (1915-1933)
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Andrzej Alojzy Ankwicz (Czech: Ondřej Alois Ankwicz ze Skarbek–Peslawice; German: Andreas Alois Ankwicz von Skarbek-Poslawice) (22 June 1777, Kraków - 26 March 1838) was the Roman Catholic archbishop of Prague from 1833 to 1838.


Ankwicz was born in Kraków, Poland in 1777. He was ordained a priest on 2 September 1810. In 1815, he was appointed and ordained archbishop of Lviv in Ukraine. He remained in this capacity for 18 years until 30 September 1833 when he was appointed the archbishop of Prague. He died at the age of 60 years on 26 March 1838 to be succeeded in his archbishopric by Alois Josef Schrenk.[1]


  1. ^ Cheney, David M (2006-10-26). "Archbishop Andrzej Alojzy Ankwicz". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-05-08. 

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Preceded by
Alois Jozef Krakowski von Kolowrat
Archbishop of Prague
Succeeded by
Alois Josef, Freiherr von Schrenk