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Cardinal Anton Josef Gruscha
Birth: Nov. 3, 1820
Death: Aug. 15, 1911

Religious Leader. A native of Vienna, he received the insignias of the clerical character and the minor orders, on October 31, 1839, those of subdiaconate, on July 9, 1842 and those of diaconate, on July 15, 1842. He received his doctorate in theology from the University of Vienna, on July 31, 1849. He was ordained priest, on May 4, 1843. In the archdiocese of Vienna, he served as cooperator for many years in Pillichsdorf and in the parish of Sankt Leopold. He taught religion in the gymnasium of the Theresian Academy and he was preacher in the metropolitan cathedral. Later, he became professor of pastoral theology in the university. He was appointed military vicar of the Austrian Army. On April 28, 1878, he was consecrated titular bishop of Carre by Cardinal Johannes Baptiste Rudolf Kutschker, archbishop of Vienna. He was promoted to the metropolitan see of archbishop of Vienna, on June 23, 1890. Pope Leo XIII created him cardinal, on June 1, 1891. He participated in the conclave of 1903. He passed away at Kranichberg Castle, near Gloggnitz. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
Burial:
Saint Stephen's Cathedral
Vienna
Wien Stadt
Vienna (Wien), Austria
Plot: Bischofsgruft.
 
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Record added: Mar 25, 2004
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