Antonius von Steichele

Antonius von Steichele
Archbishop of Munich and Freising
Archdiocese Munich and Freising
See Munich and Freising
Appointed 15 July 1878
Installed 13 October 1878
Term ended 9 October 1889
Predecessor Gregor von Scherr
Successor Antonius von Thoma
Ordination 28 August 1838
Consecration 13 October 1878
by Pankratius von Dinkel
Personal details
Born (1816-01-22)22 January 1816
Died 9 October 1889(1889-10-09) (aged 73)
Denomination Roman Catholic

Antonius von Steichele (22 January 1816 – 9 October 1889) was Bishop, and later Archbishop of the Archdiocese of München und Freising from 1878 until 1889.


Born 22 January 1816 in Mertingen, he was ordained on 28 August 1838, aged 22 as Priest Priest of Augsburg, Germany by Bishop Pankratius von Dinkel.

On 30 April 1878, aged 62, he was appointed Archbishop of the Archdiocese of München und Freising, confirmed three months later and installed accordingly.

On 9 October 1889, aged 73, he died. He had been a priest for 51 years and a bishop for 11 years.

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Preceded by
Gregor Leonhard Andreas von Scherr
Archbishop of Munich
Succeeded by
Antonius von Thoma
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