Blessed Adolf IV of Schauenburg

Blessed Adolf IV of SchauenburgMemorial


Born to the nobility. Count of Schauenburg, Germany. Conquered the Holstein region of modern Germany from invading pagan Danes in 1225. Crusader to Livonia in 1228. Founded monasteries in Hamburg and Kiel in Germany. Joined the Franciscans in Hamburg in 1239. Ordained in 1245.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Adolf IV of Schauenburg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 July 2017. Web. 13 June 2021. <>