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Adalbert of Prague

(Czech: VojteĆ»ch; ca. 939–997). “Apostle of the Prussians”; Boh. prince and prelate; b. Libice (Lobnik; Lubik), ancestral family seat near the confluence of the Cidlina and the Elbe; educ. Magdeburg; bp. Prague 983—ca. 988/989; resigned in conflict with the Duke of Boh.; became Benedictine in Rome; bp. Prague again 992–994; miss. in Hung., Poland, and Prussia; martyr. See also Danzig; Germany, A 2.

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