Born to the noblity, member of the family of the Count of Liechtenau, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. Canon of the cathedral of Konstanz, Germany. Premonstratensian monk. Canon of the Ursberg monastery at Augsburg, Germany. Priest. Abbot of Ursberg in 1226. He renovated the abbey and greatly expanded the library, making it a center to learning; he devoted his free time to historical research. Friend and advisor to emperor Frederick II. Wrote 12 volumes on the Saints.
- “Blessed Konrad Liechtenau“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2013. Web. 26 May 2015. <>