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Leopold III Ernst von Firmian
Born: Trento (Italy) 22/09/1708   Died: Trento (Italy) 13/03/1783

Roles
1. Cardinale (14/12/1772)
2. Principe vescovo di Passau (26/09/1763)
Letters in which this person is cited
271 (18 December 1772) | view
272 (26 December 1772) | view
Son of Franz Alphons Georg Firmian, nephew of Archbishop Leopold Anton Firmian, and brother of Franz Lactanz Firmian. Leopold Ernst Firmian studied theology in Rome and was appointed canon at Salzburg in 1720, Bishop of Seckau in 1739 and and Archbishop of Passau in 1773; he was elevated to Cardinal in 1772. Lit.: Ammerer and Angermüller, Salzburger Mozart Lexikon, 124-125.
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In Mozart's Words. Version 1.0, published by HRI Online, 2011. ISBN 9780955787676.