Heinrich von Lichtenau

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Heinrich von Lichtenau (1444–1517) was Prince-Bishop of Augsburg from 1505 to 1517.


Heinrich von Lichtenau was born in Mindelheim in 1444.[1] He was ordained as a priest in Augsburg in 1484.[1]

The cathedral chapter of Augsburg Cathedral elected him Prince-Bishop of Augsburg on 1 April 1505.[1] Pope Julius II confirmed his appointment on 7 May 1505, and he was consecrated as a bishop by Gabriel von Eyb, Bishop of Eichstätt, on 27 July 1505.[1]

He died on 12 April 1517.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Profile from catholic-hierarchy.org
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Friedrich von Hohenzollern
Prince-Bishop of Augsburg
Succeeded by
Christoph von Stadion