Beat Albrecht von Ramstein

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Beat Albrecht von Ramstein (1594–1651) was the Prince-Bishop of Basel from 1646 to 1651.[1]

Biography[edit]

Beat Albrecht von Ramstein was born in Waldighofen on July 14, 1594.[2]

On November 29, 1646, the cathedral chapter of the Basel Münster elected him as Prince-Bishop of Basel.[2] He was ordained as a priest in 1647.[2] Pope Innocent X confirmed his appointment as Bishop of Basel on August 22, 1650, and he was subsequently consecrated as a bishop by Thomas Henrici, auxiliary bishop of Basel on May 1, 1651.[2]

He died on August 25, 1651.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sprink & Son's Monthly Numismatic Circle, Vol I. (1893), p. 446
  2. ^ a b c d e Profile on catholic-hierarchy.org
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Johann Heinrich von Ostein
Prince-Bishop of Basel
1646–1651
Succeeded by
Johann Franz von Schönau-Zell