Paris Graf von Lodron was born on the 28th of November, 1586 in the Tyrolean village of Lagarina.

Paris Lodron was elected Prince Archbishop of Salzburg on November 13, 1619. The papal bull confirming his appointment as archbishop was issued on March 3, 1621 and his right to wear and use the pallium was conceded on April 19, 1621 (an archbishop may not exercise any of his official functions nor perform any episcopal act until they've been granted the right to wear and use the pallium).

He is primarily known for two of his initiatives:

He is also responsible for: Prince Archbishop Paris Lodron passed away on December 15, 1653. He is buried in Salzburg Cathedral.


References

  • The web page titled Paris Graf von Lodron located at http://www2.salzburg.info/sehenswertes_51.htm (last visited 2004/9/16)
  • A discussion thread started by Rafal T. Prinke and titled de Lodron located on the RootsWeb.com geneology site. The top of the discussion thread is (was?) located at http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/GEN-MEDIEVAL/2001-07/0994606109 (last visited 2004/9/16)
  • Article titled Pallium on the New Advent web site (http://www.newadvent.org/). The Pallium article is (was?) located at http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11427a.htm (last visited 2004/9/16).
  • A profile of the Universität Salzburg on the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) web site (http://www.isep.org/). The profile is (was?) on the Austria page which is (was?) located at http://www.isep.org/nus/austria/ (last visited 2004/9/16)

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