Joseph Paul Sedeler

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Joseph Paul Sedeler (Czech Josef Pavel Seddeler ; born January 25, 1735 in New Town , † September 4, 1776 ?) Was auxiliary bishop in Prague .


Joseph Paul Sedeler or Seddeler was baptized on January 25, 1735 in Prague's New Town. Ordained a priest on December 18, 1757, he was later dean in Trautenau and in 1769 received a canon position at the Metropolitan Chapter in Prague. In 1774 he received his doctorate in theology in Prague and on December 9, 1774 rector of Charles University . On September 11, 1775 he was appointed bishop of Lycopolis and auxiliary bishop in Prague and consecrated on September 13. As Beneficium he received in the same year the place of the (non-resident) Dean of the collegiate St. Cosmas and Damian in Altbunzlau ( Stara Boleslav ).


  • Erwin Gatz : The Bishops of the Holy Roman Empire . Volume 3: 1648 to 1803. Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1990

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