Auger de Balben

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Auger de Balben
Histoire des Chevaliers Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jerusalem - appellez depuis les Chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui les Chevaliers de Malthe (1726) (14766124442).jpg
Religion Catholic
Order Knights Hospitaller
Nationality French
Born France
Died c.1163
Senior posting
Title Grand Master
Period in office c.1160-c.1163
Coat of arms of Auger de Balben

Auger de Balben (died c.1163) was a French Knight Hospitaller.[1][2] He was the order's third Grand Master, holding the office from 1160 until his death.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "The development of the order of St John in Jerusalem under Grandmaster Auger de Balben" (fan site?). Brotherhood of Blessed Gerard. 16 October 2003. Retrieved 10 February 2014. [unreliable source?]
  2. ^ a b "Grandmasters of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta" (fan site?). Brotherhood of Blessed Gerard. 2006. Retrieved 11 February 2014. [unreliable source?]

Further reading[edit]

  • "Auger de Balben". Portraits of the Grand Masters of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (fan site?). The British Association, Russian Grand Priory The Order of St John of Jerusalem. 2002. Retrieved 11 February 2014.  (Note that this is not a contemporary portrait.)[unreliable source?]
  • Moeller, C. (1910). "Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem". The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved 11 February 2014.  (This is for background in the order - does not mention the subject by name.)