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Elector Arch-Chancellor of the Reich and Philip Charles of Eltz

At the 30.1.1729 died at his residence in Mainz Lothar Franz von Schönborn, Elector-Archbishop of Mainz and the Bishop of Bamberg, next to his uncle, Johann Philipp, the second major Reichserzkanzler from a gender, that for almost three generations of the image “Germany sacred” certain critical. His death was the undisputed right of the cathedral chapter to elect a successor to the Mainz Erzstuhl not come into force, But the chapter had been in October 1710 the deceased with the Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg line of a coadjutor to the side[...]