General Diocese of Calenberg

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The general diocese of Calenberg was an ecclesiastical supervisory district in the area of ​​today's Evangelical Lutheran regional church of Hanover .

It was established in 1589. The official seat of the general superintendent initially changed and was only permanently in Hanover from 1726 . The office holders had been members of the consistory in Hanover since 1650 . In 1903 the General Diocese was dissolved and incorporated into the newly founded General Diocese of Hanover .

General superintendent


  • Philipp Meyer : The pastors of the regional churches of Hanover and Schaumburg-Lippes since the Reformation , Volume 1, Göttingen 1941, p. 410f.