Franziskus von Paula Graf von Schönborn

Franziskus von Paula Graf von Schönborn (Czech: František Schönborn; 24 January 1844 – 25 June 1899) was a Czech Roman Catholic cardinal. Born at Prague, he was 5th Bishop of České Budějovice (1883–1885) and 28th Archbishop of Prague (from 1885), and was created Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo in 1889.


Franziskus von Paula Graf von Schönborn
Archbishop of Prague
František Schönborn.jpg
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ArchdiocesePrague
SeePrague
Appointed27 July 1885
Term ended25 June 1899
PredecessorFriedrich Johannes Jacob Celestin von Schwarzenberg
SuccessorLev Skrbenský z Hříště
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo (1889–99)
Orders
Ordination12 August 1873
Consecration18 November 1883
by Friedrich Johannes Jacob Celestin von Schwarzenberg
Created cardinal24 May 1889
by Pope Leo XIII
RankCardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth nameFranziskus von Paula Graf von Schönborn
Born24 January 1844
Prague, Austrian Empire (modern-Czechia)
Died25 June 1899(1899-06-25) (aged 55)
Falkenau an der Eger, Austria-Hungary (modern-Czechia)
BuriedSaint Vitus Cathedral
ParentsErwein Damian Hugo Graf von Schönborn
Christina Maria Josefa von Brühl
Previous postBishop of České Budějovice (1883–85)
Alma materUniversity of Prague
University of Innsbruck
Pontifical Gregorian University
Coat of armsFranziskus von Paula Graf von Schönborn's coat of arms
Cardinal Schönborn's coat of arms.

He was a son of Erwein Damian Hugo, Count of Schönborn (1812-1881) and Christina Maria Josefa Countess von Brühl (1817-1902).

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Friedrich Johannes Jacob Celestin von Schwarzenberg
Archbishop of Prague
1885–1899
Succeeded by
Lev Skrbenský z Hříště