Friedrich von Hohenzollern

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Not to be confused with Eitel Frederick von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1582–1625).
Bishop Friedrich von Hohenzollern. Portrait by Hans Burgkmair

Friedrich von Hohenzollern (1449–1505) was Prince-Bishop of Augsburg from 1486 to 1505.


Friedrich von Hohenzollern was born in Hohenzollern in 1449.[1] He was a member of the House of Hohenzollern. In 1478, he was ordained as a priest in Mainz.[1]

The cathedral chapter of Augsburg Cathedral elected him Prince-Bishop of Augsburg on 21 March 1486.[1] Pope Innocent VIII confirmed his appointment on 21 June 1486 and he was consecrated as a bishop by Otto von Sonnenberg, Bishop of Constance, on 17 September 1486.[1]

He died on 8 March 1505.[1]


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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Johann von Werdenberg
Prince-Bishop of Augsburg
Succeeded by
Heinrich von Lichtenau