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Listed here are the Bishops and Archbishops of Cologne.

Bishops of Cologne (c. 88 - 795)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Maternus Ic88 - 128
Paulinus128 - c125
Marcellinus?
Aquilinus?
Levoldusc248 - c285
St. Maternus IIc285 - c315First historically confirmed bishop of Cologne
Euphratesc315 - 348Deposed as heretic in AD348
Severinusc348 - 403
Ebergisil Ic403 - c440?
Solatiusc440 - c470
Sunnovæusc470 - c500
Domitianus
Charentinus
Ebergisil IIc580 - c600
Remediusc600 - c611
Solatiusc611 - 622
Kunibertc623 - 663
Bodatusc663 - 674
Stephen674 - 680
Adelwin680 - 695
Giso695 - 708
Anno I708 - 710
Faramund710 - 713
Agilolf713 - 717
Reginfried718 - 747
Hidegar747 - 753
Bertholm753 - 763
Rikulf763 - 784
Hildebold784 - 795Archbishop from AD795

Archbishops of Cologne (795 - 1803)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Hildebold795 - 818Bishop before AD795
Hadbold819 - 841
Luitbert842
Hildwin842 - 849
Günther850 - 863
Wilbert870 - 889
Herman I890 - 925
Wigfried925 - 953
Bruno I953 - 965Also Duke of Lotharingia, and Bishop of Metz
Volkmar965 - 969
Gero969 - 976
Warin976 - 984
Ebergar984 - 999
Heribert999 - 1021
Pilgrim1021 - 1036
Herman II1036 - 1056
Anno II1056 - 1075
Hildholf1076 - 1079
Sigwin1079 - 1089
Herman III1089 - 1099
Frederick I1100 - 1131
Bruno II of Berg1131 - 1137
Hugh of Sponheim1137
Arnold I1137 - 1151
Arnold II of Wied1152 - 1156
Frederick II of Berg1156 - 1158
Raynald of Dassel1159 - 1167
Philip I of Heinsberg1167 - 1191
Bruno III of Berg1191 - 1192
Adolph I of Berg1192 - 1205
Bruno IV of Sayn1205 - 1208
Theodoric I of Hengebach1208 - 1215
Engelbert I of Berg1216 - 1225Also Duke of Berg. Murdered by Westphalian nobles in AD1225
Henry I of Mulnarken1225 - 1237
Conrad of Hochstaden1238 - 1261First permanent Elector of Cologne
Engelbert II of Falkenburg1261 - 1274
Sigfried of Westerburg1274 - 1297
Wikbold of Holte1297 - 1304
Henry II of Virneburg1304 - 1332
Walram of Jülich1332 - 1349
William of Gennep1349 - 1362
Adolph II of the Marck1363Also Bishop of Münster, Count of Cleves, and Count of the Marck
Engelbert III of the Marck1364 - 1368Also Bishop of Liège
Frederick III of Saarwerden1370 - 1414Also Count of Saarwerden
Theodoric II of Moers1414 - 1463Also Bishop of Paderborn
Rupert of the Palatinate1463 - 1480
Herman IV of Hesse1480 - 1508Also Bishop of Paderborn
Philip II of Daun-Oberstein1508 - 1515
Herman V of Wied1515 - 1547Also Bishop of Paderborn. Moved seat of government to Bonn in 1525
Adolph III of Schaumburg1547 - 1556
Anthony of Schaumburg1556 - 1558
Gebhard I of Mansfeld-Vorder-Ort1558 - 1562
Frederick IV of Wied1562 - 1567
Salentin of Isenburg-Grenzau1567 - 1577Also Bishop of Paderborn, and Count of Isenburg-Grenzau
Gebhard II of Truchsess Waldburg1577 - 1583Deposed in the Cologne War
Ernest of Bavaria1583 - 1612Also Bishop of Freising, Hildesheim, Liège, and Münster
Ferdinand of Bavaria1612 - 1650Also Bishop of Hildesheim, Liège, Münster, and Paderborn, and Provost of Berchtesgaden
Maximilian Henry of Bavaria1650 - 1688Also Bishop of Hildesheim, Liège, and Münster, Provost of Berchtesgaden, and Abbot of Stablo-Malmedy
Joseph Clemens of Bavaria1688 - 1723Also Bishop of Freising, Hildesheim, Liège, and Regensburg, and Provost of Berchtesgaden
Clemens Augustus I of Bavaria1723 - 1761Also Bishop of Hildesheim, Münster, Osnabrück, Paderborn, and Regensburg, and Grandmaster of the Teutonic Order
Maximilian Frederick of Königsegg-Rothenfels1761 - 1784Also Bishop of Münster
Maximilian Francis of Austria1784 - 1801Also Bishop of Münster and Grandmaster of the Teutonic Order
Anthony Victor of Austria1801 - 1803Also Bishop of Münster. Never reigned due to Prussian opposition. Secularised in 1803

Archbishops of Cologne (1824 to present)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Ferdinand August von Spiegel1824 - 1835
Clemens August II Droste zu Fischering1835 - 1845
Johannes von Geissel1845 - 1864
Paul Melchers1866 - 1885
Philipp Krementz1885 - 1899
Anton Hubert Fischer1902 - 1912
Felix von Hartmann1912 - 1919
Karl Joseph Schulte1920 - 1941
Josef Frings1942 - 1969
Joseph Höffner1969 - 1987
Joachim Meisner1988 -

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