Leo Lösch von Hilkertshausen

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Leo Lösch von Hilkertshausen (died 8 April 1559) was the 49th Bishop of Freising in 1552 to 1559.

Leo Lösch von Hilkertshausen
Bishop of Freising
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Bishop Leo Lösch von Hilkertshausen
ChurchRoman Catholic
In office1552–1559
PredecessorHenry of the Palatinate
SuccessorMoritz von Sandizell
Consecration12 June 1552
by Oswald Arnsperger
Personal details
BornHilgertshausen, Dachau, Duchy of Bavaria
Died8 April 1559

Leo came from Hilgertshausen, near Dachau as a member of a noble family. He encouraged, supported by the Bavarian Duke Albrecht V, the counter-reformation in his diocese. During his tenure, the Peace of Augsburg was established.

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Henry of the Palatinate (bishop)
Bishop of Freising
Succeeded by
Moritz von Sandizell