Saint Eberhard of Salzburg

detail of a plaque with bas-relief of Saint Eberhard; date unknown, artist unknown; former convent Biburg, Kelheim, Lower Bavaria, Germany; photographed on 8 June 2010 by Dede2; swiped by Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Ebergard of Salzburg
  • Everard of Salzburg



Born to the nobility. Studied at the Benedictine school at Bamberg, Bavaria. Priest. Canon of the Cathedral of Bamberg. Studied in Paris, France, earning a master’s degree. Benedictine monk at Prufening Abbey, Regensburg, Germany in 1125. Abbot at Biburg, Germany, a house that had been established by his siblings. Archbishop of Salzburg in 1146. Noted as a reformer of his clergy, and a peacemaker in his diocese. Supported Pope Alexander III against the anti-pope Victor IV.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eberhard of Salzburg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 June 2015. Web. 10 October 2015. <>