Franz König

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1905 – 2004

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Who was Franz König?

Franz König was an Austrian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as archbishop of Vienna from 1956 to 1985, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1958. The last surviving cardinal elevated by Pope John XXIII, he was the second-oldest and longest-serving cardinal worldwide at the time of his death.

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Born
Aug 3, 1905
Sankt Pölten
Also known as
  • Franz Konig
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession
Education
  • Pontifical Gregorian University
Died
Mar 13, 2004
Vienna

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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