Johann Georg Fuchs von Dornheim
Johann Georg Fuchs von Dornheim (1586–1633) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1623 to 1633. He was known as the Hexenbrenner (witch burner) for presiding over the most intensive period of witch trials in early modern Bamberg.
He was elected Prince-Bishop of Bamberg on 13 February 1623.
In the midst of the Thirty Years' War, troops under Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and John George I, Elector of Saxony occupied the Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg on 11 February 1632, forcing Fuchs von Dornheim to flee the city.
He died in exile in Spital am Pyhrn, Austria on 29 March 1633.
- Profile from catholic-hierarchy.org
- Munzinger, Johannes (1 May 2016). "Unschuldig muss ich sterben (German)". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. p. 4.
|Catholic Church titles|
Johann Gottfried von Aschhausen
|Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
| Succeeded by|
Franz von Hatzfeld