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 Wilhelm Emanuel von Ketteler

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Wilhelm Emanuel von Ketteler

Birth
Münster, Stadtkreis Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 13 Jul 1877 (aged 65)
Burghausen, Landkreis Altötting, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Burial Mainz, Stadtkreis Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Memorial ID 42967114 View Source
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Bishop of Mainz from 1850-1877. Founder of the KAB (Katholische Arbeiterbewegung), a forerunner of German workers' unions. Von Ketteler is known for his social engagement to better the working and living conditions of workers in the middle of the 19th century in Germany.

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