Saint Agigulf

statue of Saint Agigulf on the walls of Cologne; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Agigulfus
  • Agilolfo
  • Agilulfo
  • Agilulfus
  • Agilulph



Educated at the Benedictine monastery of Stavelot-Malmédy (in modern Belgium) where he became monk and later abbot. Bishop of Cologne, Austrasia (in modern Germany) c.745. Noted for his austerity of life and his preaching. When King Pepin was dying, Agigulf counseled against naming Charles Martel as the new king; when Martel came to the throne, he had Agigulf killed. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Agigulf“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 March 2017. Web. 22 April 2019. <>