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Frederick II of Berg (German: Friedrich II von Berg) (c. 1125 - 1158) was the Archbishop of Cologne from 1156 - 1158.

Early lifeEdit

Frederick II of Berg was a son of Count Adolph II of Berg. He was the Provost of St. George in Cologne from 1140.

Archbishop of CologneEdit

Frederick was elected the Archbishop of Cologne in 1156, and his election was supported by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa and Pope Adrian IV. He was loyal to the Emperor, and accompanied him on two campaigns in Italy. On the second campaign he died after accidentally falling from his horse. He was buried at the Abbacy of Altenberg.



Preceded by:

Frederick II of Berg

Succeeded by:

Arnold II of Wied Archbishop of Cologne
1156 - 1158
Raynald of Dassel

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