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Archbishop of Mainz Johann Schweickhardt
Loan of the Bavarian State Gallery

Johann Schweickhardt of Kronberg ruled as archbishop of Mainz and prime elector of the German Empire from 1604-1626. He rebuilt the castle Johannisburg in Aschaffenburg, founded the Jesuite convent and college here and reformed the convent St. Peter and Alexander. He was one of the most important German dukes at the beginning of the Thiry Years War (1618-1648).





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