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Bruno II of Berg (German: Bruno II von Berg) (c1100 - 1137) was the Archbishop of Cologne from 1131 until 1137.

Early lifeEdit

Bruno II of Berg was a son of Count Adolph I of Berg. In 1119 he was mentioned as a Provost in Cologne, and he became the Provost of St. Gereon in Cologne in 1127. In 1130 he was elected the Archbishop of Trier but refused.

Archbishop of CologneEdit

Bruno was selected on Christmas Day of 1131 by King Lothar of Germany and a papal legate the Archbishop of Cologne. In 1133 he converted his own keep at Altenberg into a monastery. Bruno died in 1137 in Apulia on campaign with King Lothar of Germany against Roger II of Sicily.



Preceded by:

Bruno II of Berg

Succeeded by:

Frederick I Archbishop of Cologne
1131 - 1137
Hugh of Sponheim

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