Jakob Sigismund von Reinach-Steinbrunn
Jakob Sigismund von Reinach-Steinbrunn was born in Obersteinbrunn, the son of Johann Jakob Kaspar Sigmund Freiherr von Reinach-Steinbrunn (d. 1693) and his wife Maria Salome Lucia von Pfirt (d. 1721).
On June 4, 1737, the cathedral chapter of Basel Münster elected him to be the new Prince-Bishop of Basel, with Pope Clement XII confirming his appointment on September 30, 1737. He was consecrated as a bishop by Cardinal Barni on June 29, 1738.
He died on December 16, 1743.
- Sprink & Son's Monthly Numismatic Circle, Vol I. (1893), p. 446
- Article on German Wikipedia
- Profile on catholic-hierarchy.org
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