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Report No. t194

Conradus Brunus

c. 1495–1563

 

Alternative Names

Konrad Braun

 

Biography/Description

C. took his doctorate utriusque at Tübingen in 1522. After a brief but distinguished academic career there, he entered the service of the bishop of Würzburg, was vice-chancellor of the archbishop of Mainz, served as chancellor of two counts of Bavaria, and chancellor for the cadinal-bishop of Augsburg. He was a leading figure in the German counter-reformation, writing extensively on both theological and legal matters. He served on the Reichkammergericht, and participated in the first session of the council of Trent.

Source: German Wikipedia; Shorter notices in ADB and NDB.

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