Leontius (von Wimpffen)
Bishop Leontius (secular name Vladimir Fyodorovich von Wimpffen, Russian: Владимир Фёдорович фон Вимпфен, born Leopold von Wimpffen; 1873 in Moscow – June 23, 1919 in Astrakhan) was a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church, auxiliary bishop of Yenotayevka.
Coming from a distinguished noble family. His Father, Theodore, Baron von Wimpffen, was a German citizen. His Mother - Lyubov Voyeikova, belonged to the families of the Moscow noblemen.
He was baptized in the Lutheran Church with the name of Leopold and in conscious age, influenced by his mother converted to Orthodoxy and took name Vladimir.
Since September 5, 1917 was Bishop of Enotaevka, vicar of Astrakhan diocese.
September 26, 1918 Bishop Leontius was retired.
Shot June 23, 1919 in one day with Archbishop Mitrophan. It is known that they meet before the execution. Bishops in the face of impending death, forgot all his previous wrongs, asked each other for forgiveness, bowed to each other to the ground and embraced. They were thrown into a hole, and refused a burial.