Philipp Ludwig von Sinzendorf, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Philipp Ludwig von Sinzendorf

austrian cardinal

Date of Birth: 14-Jul-1699

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 28-Sep-1747

Profession: Catholic priest

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Philipp Ludwig von Sinzendorf

  • Philipp Ludwig von Sinzendorf (14 July 1699 – 28 September 1747) was an Austrian cardinal of the Catholic Church.
  • He was born in Paris, France as the son of Philipp Ludwig Wenzel von Sinzendorf, who was Austrian Ambassador there.
  • The House of Von Sinzendorf was a member of the Upper Austrian nobility.
  • (It became extinct with Prince Prosper of Sinzendorff in 1822.
  • The family castle at Ernstbrunn, Austria, was inherited by the House of Reuss).
  • Philipp Ludwig was bishop of Györ in Hungary from 1726 to 1732; after that, he was Prince-Bishop of Breslau (1732 – 1747; until 1742 completely part of Austria, later mostly part of Prussia).
  • He was made a cardinal in November 1727 by Pope Benedict XIII and was Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva from 1730 to 1747. He died in Breslau.

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