Blessed Thiemo of Salzburg

photograph of a stained glass window of Saint Thiemo of Salzburgin Liesing Austria; swiped from Wikimeida CommonsAlso known as

  • Dietmar
  • Theodinarus
  • Theodmarus
  • Thimo



Born to the Bavarian nobility. Benedictine monk at Niederaltaich Abbey. Renowned painter, engraver, sculptor, and artist in metal. Abbot of Saint Peter’s Abbey in Salzburg, Austria in 1077. Archbishop of Salzburg in 1090. Attended the Council of Piacenza in 1095 which took place during a period of turmoil over lay investiture and the appointment of illegitimate bishops. Imprisoned in 1097 and exiled for loyalty to Pope Gregory VII. Crusader in 1101. Captured at Ascalon. Tortured and martyred in Corozain for refusing to apostosize to Islam.



  • 1102 at Corozain, Palestine


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Thiemo of Salzburg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 November 2016. Web. 28 February 2021. <>