Leopold Wackarž - Vyšší Brod, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 48° 36.858 E 014° 18.716
33U E 449285 N 5384809
Quick Description: CoA of Leopold Wackarž, the abbot of Vyšší Brod monastery in 1857-1900.
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/10/2010 3:28:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMA3JV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
Views: 95

Long Description:
Leopold Wackarž (1810-1901) joined the Vyšší Brod monastery in 1833 and in 1857 he was elected an abbot. During his rule the monastery flourished: many buildings were repaired and a pilgrimage chapel Maria Rast am Stein was built. He was also active in the town community: founded the local Agriculture and Forestry Chamber, was a member of the district school council and supported founding of several schools in the area. In 1891 he was elected the General Abbot of Cistercian Order.
Bearer of Coat of Arms: Ecclesiastical (prelates and their seats)

Full name of the bearer: Leopold Anton Wackarž

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
Above the parish house door.

Material / Design: Stone

Římskokatolická farnost Vyšší Brod Náměstí 42 382 73 Vyšší Brod

Web page about the bearer of Coat of Arms (if exists): [Web Link]

Blazon (heraldic description): Not listed

Web page about the structure where is Coat of Arms installed (if exists): Not listed

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