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Jan III
Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 21, 1278

Bishop of Prague. His father came from a low noble family and his mother was a sister of bishop Jan II. After the death of Bishop Nikolaus of Újezd Jan was elected as his successor on February 1st, 1258 and was consecrated on May 12th, in Vienna. He was a close confidant of King Ottokar II and often participated in his family celebrations as well as political meetings. He participated at the Synod of Vienna (1267) and the Second Council of Lyon (1277), he had parts of St Vitus cathedral renovated and a tower rebuilt. (bio by: Lutetia) 
 
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Saint Vitus Cathedral
Prague
Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
 
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Record added: Nov 24, 2002
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Jan III
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