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Bruno II von Berg

Bruno II von Berg Roman Catholic archbishop

Roman Catholic archbishop
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Quick Facts
Intro Roman Catholic archbishop
A.K.A. Bruno von Berg
Was Priest
From Germany
Type Religion
Gender male
Birth 1102
Death 29 May 1137, Trani, Italy (aged 35 years)
Family
Mother: Adelheid von Lauffen
Father: Adolf III of Berg
Siblings: Adolf IV, Count of BergEverhard von Berg
The details
Biography

Bruno II of Berg (German: Bruno II von Berg) (c. 1100 – 1137) was the Archbishop of Cologne from 1131 until 1137.

Bruno II of Berg was a son of Count Adolf III of Berg. In 1119 he was mentioned as a Provost in Cologne, and he became the Provost of St. Gereon in Cologne in 1127. In 1130 he was elected the Archbishop of Trier but refused.

Bruno was selected on Christmas Day of 1131 by King Lothar of Germany and a papal legate as the Archbishop of Cologne. In 1133 he converted his own keep at Altenberg into a monastery. Bruno died in 1137 in Apulia on campaign with King Lothair of Germany against Roger II of Sicily.


Preceded by
Frederick I
Archbishop of Cologne
1131–1137
Succeeded by
Hugo von Sponheim
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