Karl Lehmann

Died aged unknown

Karl Lehmann (16 May 1936 – 11 March 2018) was a German Cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Mainz from 1983 to 2016, being elevated to Cardinal in 2001. He also served as Chairman of the Conference of the German Bishops from 1987 to 2008, being considered one of the most influential prelates in Germany in these years and a leading proponent of liberal stances within the Church. Before he became a bishop, he worked as professor of theology at the University of Mainz and the University of Freiburg.

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Hier wohnte Karl Lehmann jg. 1879 Deportiert 1942 Ermordet in Majdanek

English translation: Here lived Karl Lehmann born 1879 deported 1942 murdered in Majdanek

Großbeerenstr. 56 A, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany where they lived