Konrad von Lichtenberg, bishop of Strasburg

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Konrad von Lichtenberg, bishop of Strasburg

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Birthplace: Lichtenberg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Death: Died in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Cause of death: Killed by Metzger Hauri
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Son of Ludwig I, Herr von Lichtenberg and Adelheid von Ettendorf-Zinsweiler
Brother of Friedrich von Lichtenberg, bishop of Strasburg and Katharina von Lichtenberg
Half brother of Heinrich II, von Lichtenberg and Ludwig II, Herr von Lichtenberg

Occupation: Bishop of Strasburg 1273
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About Konrad von Lichtenberg, bishop of Strasburg

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Conrad de Lichtenberg (1240–1299) was a bishop of Strasbourg in the 13th century.

Lichtenberg was born to a wealthy family and entered the clergy at the age of 13. He was elected Bishop of Strasbourg in 1273.

Credit is given to Lichtenberg for the construction of the Western facade of Notre-Dame de Strasbourg, realized by French architect Erwin von Steinbach (1244–1318). Lichtenberg is buried there in Chapel Saint Jean.

The Château de Lichtenberg in Alsace, France remains today.

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In 1299 he came to the aid of his brother-in-law Egino I von Freiburg in a fight against the rebellious citizens of Freiburg. He was stabbed by Metzger Hauri ["Butcher" Hauri], and later died.

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Konrad von Lichtenberg, bishop of Strasburg's Timeline

1240
1240
Lichtenberg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
1299
August 1, 1299
Age 59
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France