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Albrecht, of Brandenburg, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, Cardinal, ...

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Personal name headingAlbrecht, of Brandenburg, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, Cardinal, 1490-1545
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Variant(s)Albert, of Brandenburg, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, Cardinal, 1490-1545
Albrecht, von Brandenburg, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, Cardinal, 1490-1545
Albrecht von Brandenburg, Cardinal, Abp. and Elector of Mainz, 1490-1545
Brandenburg, Albrecht von, 1490-1545
Albert, of Mainz, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, Cardinal, 1490-1545
Biography/History noteAlbrecht of Brandenburg (1490-1545) was the Archbishop of Mainz who authorized the sale of indulgences in Germany, which prompted Martin Luther to post his historic 95 theses at Wittenberg.
LocatedHalle an der Saale (Germany)
Birth date1490-06-28
Death date1545-09-24
Place of birthBerlin (Germany)
Place of deathMainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
AffiliationCatholic Church. Archdiocese of Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Profession or occupationElectors (Kurfürsten)
Bishops
Found inRoesgen, M. von. Kardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg, 1980: title page (Albrecht von Brandenburg)
New Catholic encyclopedia. Second edition: volume 1, page 233 (Albrecht of Brandenburg; Cardinal Archbishop of Mainz, Elector of the Holy Roman Empire; born June 28, 1490, in Berlin; died September 24, 1545, in Mainz; became Archbishop of Magdeburg in 1513; founded the University of Halle in 1531)
Price, David. Albrecht Dürer's Renaissance, 2003: page 237 (Albrecht of Brandenburg)
Kren, Thomas. Illuminating the Renaissance, 2003: page 456 (Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg, archbishop and elector of Mainz) page 457 (Cardinal Albrecht)
Der Kardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg, Renaissancefürst und Mäzen, 2006: volume 1, title page (Albrecht von Brandenburg) volume 1, page 12 (Archbishop of Mainz and Magdeburg, Cardinal of the Roman Curia, Imperial Chancellor and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire; Halle was his favored residence from 1513 to 1541)
German Wikipedia, viewed November 13, 2015 (Albrecht Kardinal von Brandenburg; born June 28, 1490, in Cölln an der Spree (now part of Berlin); died September 24, 1545, at the Martinsburg in Mainz)
Oxford encyclopedia of the Reformation, 1996: volume 1, page 15 (Albert of Brandenburg, 1490-1545) page16 (Albrecht von Mainz; Kardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg)
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