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Germany
Bishop Ordinaries of Germany (122)AgeDate of
BirthAscending
Bishop Franz Josef Kuhnle (93)Bishop Franz Josef Kuhnle (93), Titular Bishop of Sorres and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany)931926.04.27
Pope Benedict XVI (92)Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) (92), Supreme Pontiff emeritus921927.04.16
Bishop Bernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C. (91)Bishop Bernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C. (91), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Caravelí (Peru)911927.12.04
Cardinal Friedrich Wetter (91)Cardinal Friedrich Wetter (91), Cardinal-Priest of S. Stefano al Monte Celio, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of München und Freising (Germany) and Apostolic Administrator emeritus of München und Freising (Germany)911928.02.20
Bishop Klaus Dick (91)Bishop Klaus Dick (91), Titular Bishop of Guzabeta and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Köln (Germany)911928.02.27
Bishop Ernst Franz Gerd Werner Dicke (91)Bishop Ernst Franz Gerd Werner Dicke (91), Titular Bishop of Iria Flavia and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Aachen (Germany)911928.03.28
Bishop Alfred Kleinermeilert (91)Bishop Alfred Kleinermeilert (91), Titular Bishop of Pausula and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Trier (Germany)911928.03.30
Cardinal Walter Brandmüller (90)Cardinal Walter Brandmüller (90), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giuliano dei Fiamminghi and President emeritus of Pontifical Committee of Historical Sciences901929.01.05
Bishop Leopold Nowak (90)Bishop Leopold Nowak (90), Bishop emeritus of Magdeburg (Germany)901929.03.17
Bishop Viktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B. (90)Bishop Viktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B. (90), Bishop emeritus of Augsburg (Germany)901929.06.08
Bishop Karl Reger (89)Bishop Karl Reger (89), Titular Bishop of Árd Sratha and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Aachen (Germany)891930.09.07
Archbishop Karl Heinrich Braun (88)Archbishop Karl Heinrich Braun (88), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bamberg (Germany)881930.12.13
Bishop Franz Kamphaus (87)Bishop Franz Kamphaus (87), Bishop emeritus of Limburg (Germany)871932.02.02
Bishop Anton Schlembach (87)Bishop Anton Schlembach (87), Bishop emeritus of Speyer (Germany)871932.02.07
Bishop Heinrich Janssen (87)Bishop Heinrich Janssen (87), Titular Bishop of Aquæ Sirenses and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Münster (Germany)871932.10.13
Bishop Wolfgang Weider (87)Bishop Wolfgang Weider (87), Titular Bishop of Uzita and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Berlin (Germany)871932.10.29
Bishop Franz Grave (86)Bishop Franz Grave (86), Titular Bishop of Tingaria and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Essen (Germany)861932.11.25
Cardinal Walter Kasper (86)Cardinal Walter Kasper (86), Cardinal-Priest of Ognissanti in Via Appia Nuova pro hac vice Title, Bishop emeritus of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany), President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and President emeritus of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews861933.03.05
Bishop Helmut Bauer (86)Bishop Helmut Bauer (86), Titular Bishop of Velefi and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Würzburg (Germany)861933.03.18
Bishop Gerhard Pieschl (85)Bishop Gerhard Pieschl (85), Titular Bishop of Miseno and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Limburg (Germany)851934.01.23
Bishop Franz Josef Dietl (85)Bishop Franz Josef Dietl (85), Titular Bishop of Sebarga and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of München und Freising (Germany)851934.03.20
Cardinal Karl-Josef Rauber (85)Cardinal Karl-Josef Rauber (85), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia and Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Luxembourg851934.04.11
Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes (85)Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes (85), Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Piscibus pro hac vice Title and President emeritus of Pontifical Council “Cor unum”851934.09.05
Bishop Hans-Georg Koitz (84)Bishop Hans-Georg Koitz (84), Titular Bishop of Cantanus and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Hildesheim (Germany)841935.04.04
Bishop Wilhelm Schraml (84)Bishop Wilhelm Schraml (84), Bishop emeritus of Passau (Germany)841935.06.26
Bishop Josef Grünwald (83)Bishop Josef Grünwald (83), Titular Bishop of Fronta and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Augsburg (Germany)831936.08.22
Bishop Joachim Friedrich Reinelt (83)Bishop Joachim Friedrich Reinelt (83), Bishop emeritus of Dresden–Meißen (Germany)831936.10.21
Bishop Franz Vorrath (82)Bishop Franz Vorrath (82), Titular Bishop of Vicus Aterii and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Essen (Germany)821937.07.09
Archbishop Robert Zollitsch (81)Archbishop Robert Zollitsch (81), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) and Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)811938.08.09
Bishop Theodor Kettmann (80)Bishop Theodor Kettmann (80), Titular Bishop of Busiris and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Osnabrück (Germany)801938.11.27
Archbishop Werner Thissen (80)Archbishop Werner Thissen (80), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Hamburg (Germany)801938.12.03
Bishop Rainer Klug (80)Bishop Rainer Klug (80), Titular Bishop of Ala miliaria and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)801938.12.13
Bishop Manfred Grothe (80)Bishop Manfred Grothe (80), Titular Bishop of Hippo Diarrhytus and Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Limburg (Germany)801939.04.04
Bishop Norbert Werbs (79)Bishop Norbert Werbs (79), Titular Bishop of Amaura and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Hamburg (Germany)791940.05.20
Bishop Paul Friedrich Wehrle (79)Bishop Paul Friedrich Wehrle (79), Titular Bishop of Nova Germania and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)791940.06.07
Bishop Heinrich Mussinghoff (79)Bishop Heinrich Mussinghoff (79), Bishop emeritus of Aachen (Germany)791940.10.29
Bishop Walter Mixa (78)Bishop Walter Mixa (78), Bishop emeritus of Augsburg (Germany) and Military Ordinary emeritus of Germany (Germany)781941.04.25
Bishop Joachim Wanke (78)Bishop Joachim Wanke (78), Bishop emeritus of Erfurt (Germany)781941.05.04
Bishop Hans-Jochen Jaschke (78)Bishop Hans-Jochen Jaschke (78), Titular Bishop of Tisili and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Hamburg (Germany)781941.09.29
Bishop Friedhelm Hofmann (77)Bishop Friedhelm Hofmann (77), Bishop emeritus of Würzburg (Germany)771942.05.12
Bishop Norbert Trelle (77)Bishop Norbert Trelle (77), Bishop emeritus of Hildesheim (Germany)771942.09.05
Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen (76)Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen (76), Bishop emeritus of Fulda (Germany)761943.02.15
Bishop Franziskus Eisenbach (76)Bishop Franziskus Eisenbach (76), Titular Bishop of Sigus and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Mainz (Germany)761943.05.01
Bishop Konrad Zdarsa (75)Bishop Konrad Zdarsa (75), Bishop emeritus of Augsburg (Germany)751944.06.07
Bishop Petro Kryk (74)Bishop Petro Kryk (Piotr) (74), Apostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia of the Ukrainians (Germany) and Titular Bishop of Castra Martis741945.04.25
Bishop Johannes Kreidler (73)Bishop Johannes Kreidler (73), Titular Bishop of Edistiana and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany)731946.05.31
Archbishop Henryk Józef Nowacki (73)Archbishop Henryk Józef Nowacki (73), Titular Archbishop of Blera, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Norway, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Finland, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Denmark, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Sweden and Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Iceland731946.08.11
Bishop Bernhard Haßlberger (73)Bishop Bernhard Haßlberger (73), Titular Bishop of Octaba and Auxiliary Bishop of München und Freising (Germany)731946.10.30
Bishop Bernd Joachim Uhl (72)Bishop Bernd Joachim Uhl (72), Titular Bishop of Malliana and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)721946.11.23
Bishop Josef Clemens (72)Bishop Josef Clemens (72), Titular Bishop of Segermes and Secretary emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Laity721947.06.20
Bishop Dieter Geerlings (72)Bishop Dieter Geerlings (72), Titular Bishop of Tacapæ and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Münster (Germany)721947.07.15
Bishop Ulrich Boom (72)Bishop Ulrich Boom (72), Titular Bishop of Sullectum and Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg (Germany)721947.09.25
Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller (71)Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller (71), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Agnese in Agone, Bishop emeritus of Regensburg (Germany), Prefect emeritus of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, President emeritus of Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”, President emeritus of Pontifical Biblical Commission and President emeritus of International Theological Commission711947.12.31
Archbishop Hans-Josef Becker (71)Archbishop Hans-Josef Becker (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Paderborn (Germany)711948.06.08
Bishop Wilhelm Zimmermann (71)Bishop Wilhelm Zimmermann (71), Titular Bishop of Benda and Auxiliary Bishop of Essen (Germany)711948.06.16
Bishop Nikolaus Schwerdtfeger (71)Bishop Nikolaus Schwerdtfeger (71), Titular Bishop of Fussala and Auxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim (Germany)711948.10.01
Bishop Gebhard Fürst (70)Bishop Gebhard Fürst (70), Bishop of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany)701948.12.02
Bishop Franz Josef Gebert (70)Bishop Franz Josef Gebert (70), Titular Bishop of Vegesela in Byzacena and Auxiliary Bishop of Trier (Germany)701949.02.21
Archbishop Ludwig Schick (70)Archbishop Ludwig Schick (70), Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamberg (Germany)701949.09.22
Bishop Felix Genn (69)Bishop Felix Genn (69), Bishop of Münster (Germany)691950.03.06
Bishop Hubert Berenbrinker (69)Bishop Hubert Berenbrinker (69), Titular Bishop of Panatoria and Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn (Germany)691950.06.07
Bishop Horst Eberlein (69)Bishop Horst Eberlein (69), Titular Bishop of Tisedi and Auxiliary Bishop of Hamburg (Germany)691950.10.25
Bishop Otto Georgens (68)Bishop Otto Georgens (68), Titular Bishop of Gubaliana and Auxiliary Bishop of Speyer (Germany)681950.12.02
Bishop Maroun-Nasser Gemayel (68)Bishop Maroun-Nasser Gemayel (68), Bishop of Notre-Dame du Liban de Paris of the Maronites (France) and Apostolic Visitator in Western and Northern Europe of the Maronites681951.01.06
Bishop Franz-Josef Hermann Bode (68)Bishop Franz-Josef Hermann Bode (68), Bishop of Osnabrück (Germany)681951.02.16
Bishop Gerhard Feige (67)Bishop Gerhard Feige (67), Bishop of Magdeburg (Germany)671951.11.19
Bishop Thomas Löhr (67)Bishop Thomas Löhr (67), Titular Bishop of Diana and Auxiliary Bishop of Limburg (Germany)671952.02.29
Bishop Rolf Steinhäuser (67)Bishop Rolf Steinhäuser (67), Titular Bishop of Thuburnica and Auxiliary Bishop of Köln (Germany)671952.05.12
Bishop Heinrich Timmerevers (67)Bishop Heinrich Timmerevers (67), Bishop of Dresden–Meißen (Germany)671952.08.25
Bishop Ludger Schepers (66)Bishop Ludger Schepers (66), Titular Bishop of Neapolis in Proconsulari and Auxiliary Bishop of Essen (Germany)661953.04.18
Cardinal Reinhard Marx (66)Cardinal Reinhard Marx (66), Cardinal-Priest of S. Corbiniano, Metropolitan Archbishop of München und Freising (Germany), Coordinator of Council for the Economy, President of German Episcopal Conference and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia661953.09.21
Bishop Reinhard Hauke (66)Bishop Reinhard Hauke (66), Titular Bishop of Flumenpiscense and Auxiliary Bishop of Erfurt (Germany)661953.11.06
Bishop Karlheinz Diez (65)Bishop Karlheinz Diez (65), Titular Bishop of Villa regis and Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda (Germany)651954.02.20
Bishop Wolfgang Ipolt (65)Bishop Wolfgang Ipolt (65), Bishop of Görlitz (Germany)651954.03.17
Archbishop Heiner Koch (65)Archbishop Heiner Koch (65), Metropolitan Archbishop of Berlin (Germany)651954.06.13
Bishop Matthias Heinrich (65)Bishop Matthias Heinrich (65), Titular Bishop of Thibaris and Auxiliary Bishop of Berlin (Germany)651954.06.26
Bishop Gregor Maria Franz Hanke, O.S.B. (65)Bishop Gregor Maria Franz Hanke, O.S.B. (65), Bishop of Eichstätt (Germany)651954.07.02
Bishop Heinz-Günter Bongartz (64)Bishop Heinz-Günter Bongartz (64), Titular Bishop of Bonusta and Auxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim (Germany)641955.03.05
Bishop Robert Brahm (64)Bishop Robert Brahm (64), Titular Bishop of Mimiana and Auxiliary Bishop of Trier (Germany)641955.08.25
Bishop Ansgar Puff (63)Bishop Ansgar Puff (63), Titular Bishop of Gordus and Auxiliary Bishop of Köln (Germany)631956.01.08
Bishop Johannes Bündgens (63)Bishop Johannes Bündgens (63), Titular Bishop of Ardcarne and Auxiliary Bishop of Aachen (Germany)631956.04.02
Archbishop Georg Gänswein (63)Archbishop Georg Gänswein (63), Titular Archbishop of Urbisaglia and Prefect of Prefecture of the Papal Household631956.07.30
Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki (63)Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki (63), Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Maria Vianney and Metropolitan Archbishop of Köln (Germany)631956.08.18
Archbishop Martin Krebs (63)Archbishop Martin Krebs (63), Titular Archbishop of Taborenta and Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay631956.11.02
Bishop Anton Losinger (62)Bishop Anton Losinger (62), Titular Bishop of Vazi-Sarra and Auxiliary Bishop of Augsburg (Germany)621957.02.27
Bishop Josef Graf (62)Bishop Josef Graf (62), Titular Bishop of Inis Cathaig and Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg (Germany)621957.06.30
Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr (62)Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr (62), Bishop of Erfurt (Germany)621957.08.12
Bishop Thomas Maria Renz (61)Bishop Thomas Maria Renz (61), Titular Bishop of Rucuma and Auxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany)611957.12.09
Bishop Reinhard Pappenberger (61)Bishop Reinhard Pappenberger (61), Titular Bishop of Aptuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Regensburg (Germany)611958.06.30
Bishop Dominicus Meier, O.S.B. (60)Bishop Dominicus Meier, O.S.B. (60), Titular Bishop of Castro di Sardegna and Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn (Germany)601959.07.10
Bishop Karl Borsch (60)Bishop Karl Borsch (60), Titular Bishop of Crepedula and Auxiliary Bishop of Aachen (Germany)601959.08.01
Bishop Stefan Zekorn (60)Bishop Stefan Zekorn (60), Titular Bishop of Aquæ Albæ in Mauretania and Auxiliary Bishop of Münster (Germany)601959.10.03
Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer (60)Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer (60), Bishop of Regensburg (Germany)601959.10.09
Bishop Matthias König (60)Bishop Matthias König (60), Titular Bishop of Elicroca and Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn (Germany)601959.11.03
Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst (59)Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst (59), Delegate for catechesis of Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization and Bishop emeritus of Limburg (Germany)591959.11.20
Bishop Jörg Michael Peters (59)Bishop Jörg Michael Peters (59), Titular Bishop of Fordongianus and Auxiliary Bishop of Trier (Germany)591960.04.17
Bishop Karl-Heinz Wiesemann (59)Bishop Karl-Heinz Wiesemann (59), Bishop of Speyer (Germany)591960.08.01
Bishop Wolfgang Bischof (59)Bishop Wolfgang Bischof (59), Titular Bishop of Nebbi and Auxiliary Bishop of München und Freising (Germany)591960.11.06
Bishop Heiner Wilmer, S.C.I. (58)Bishop Heiner Wilmer, S.C.I. (58), Bishop of Hildesheim (Germany)581961.04.09
Bishop Georg Bätzing (58)Bishop Georg Bätzing (58), Bishop of Limburg (Germany)581961.04.13
Archbishop Stephan Burger (57)Archbishop Stephan Burger (57), Metropolitan Archbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)571962.04.29
Bishop Helmut Karl Dieser (57)Bishop Helmut Karl Dieser (57), Bishop of Aachen (Germany)571962.05.15
Bishop Christoph Hegge (57)Bishop Christoph Hegge (57), Titular Bishop of Sicilibba and Auxiliary Bishop of Münster (Germany)571962.08.15
Bishop Wilfried Theising (57)Bishop Wilfried Theising (57), Titular Bishop of Mina and Auxiliary Bishop of Münster (Germany)571962.09.20
Bishop Rolf Lohmann (56)Bishop Rolf Lohmann (56), Titular Bishop of Gor and Auxiliary Bishop of Münster (Germany)561963.02.21
Bishop Stephan Ackermann (56)Bishop Stephan Ackermann (56), Bishop of Trier (Germany)561963.03.20
Bishop Peter Birkhofer (55)Bishop Peter Birkhofer (55), Titular Bishop of Villamagna in Tripolitana and Auxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)551964.06.11
Bishop Franz-Josef Overbeck (55)Bishop Franz-Josef Overbeck (55), Bishop of Essen (Germany), Military Ordinary of Germany (Germany) and Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community551964.06.19
Bishop Stefan Oster, S.D.B. (54)Bishop Stefan Oster, S.D.B. (54), Bishop of Passau (Germany)541965.06.03
Bishop Johannes Wübbe (53)Bishop Johannes Wübbe (53), Titular Bishop of Roscrea and Auxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück (Germany)531966.02.23
Bishop Franz Jung (53)Bishop Franz Jung (53), Bishop of Würzburg (Germany)531966.06.04
Archbishop Stefan Heße (53)Archbishop Stefan Heße (53), Metropolitan Archbishop of Hamburg (Germany)531966.08.07
Bishop Herwig Gössl (52)Bishop Herwig Gössl (52), Titular Bishop of Balecium and Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg (Germany)521967.02.22
Bishop Udo Markus Bentz (52)Bishop Udo Markus Bentz (52), Titular Bishop of Sita and Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz (Germany)521967.03.03
Bishop Peter Kohlgraf (52)Bishop Peter Kohlgraf (52), Bishop of Mainz (Germany)521967.03.21
Bishop Dominik Schwaderlapp (52)Bishop Dominik Schwaderlapp (52), Titular Bishop of Frigento and Auxiliary Bishop of Köln (Germany)521967.05.04
Bishop Matthäus Karrer (51)Bishop Matthäus Karrer (51), Titular Bishop of Tunnuna and Auxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany)511968.08.02
Bishop Gerhard Schneider (50)Bishop Gerhard Schneider (50), Titular Bishop of Abbir Germaniciana and Auxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg–Stuttgart (Germany)501969.01.22
Bishop Michael Gerber (49)Bishop Michael Gerber (49), Bishop of Fulda (Germany)491970.01.17
Bishop Florian Wörner (49)Bishop Florian Wörner (49), Titular Bishop of Hierpiniana and Auxiliary Bishop of Augsburg (Germany)491970.02.05
Bishop Rupert Graf zu Stolberg (49)Bishop Rupert Graf zu Stolberg (49), Titular Bishop of Sassura and Auxiliary Bishop of München und Freising (Germany)491970.07.29
Bishop Christian Würtz (48)Bishop Christian Würtz (48), Titular Bishop of Germania in Dacia and Auxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)481971.05.31

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