Bishop Boso of Merseburg

Also known as

  • Apostle of the Wends


First bishop of Merseburg. He was a Benedictine who was sent by the Emperor of Germany to convert the conquered Wends. His labors were so successful that in 968, three sees, Merseburg, Zeitz, and Meissen, were erected in his mission.


MLA Citation

  • “Bishop Boso of Merseburg“. People of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 August 2013. Web. 27 February 2021. <>