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Colloredo, Hieronymus Graf von
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(May 31, 1732, Vienna – May 20, 1812, ibid.) was the last prince-archbishop of Salzburg. His family (his father, and later his brother, were imperial vice-chancellors) secured his accession to ecclesiastical positions from early on: cathedral canon in Salzburg in 1747, auditor of the Rota in Rome in 1759, bishop of Gurk by appointment of Maria Theresia in 1761. In the latter function, his administration was marked by reform-Catholic tendencies. Elected archbishop of Salzburg in 1772, he p…

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Decot, Rolf, “Colloredo, Hieronymus Graf von”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03146>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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