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Visby stift - Visby Diocese

Visby stift is a Diocese within the Swedish church. It includes the islands of Gotland, Fårö and Gotska Sandön.

History

The diocese was founded in 1572 and before that it was a part of the diocese of Linköping which was founded in the 12th century.

Bishops

Bishops before the reformation - Linköping Diocese

  • Herbert?
  • Rikard?
  • 1139–1160-talet: Gisle (Gislo)
  • 1170–1171: Stenar
  • 1187–1195/96: Kol
  • 1200's: Johannes
  • 1216–1220: Karl Magnusson (Bjälboätten)
  • 1220–1236: Bengt Magnusson (Bjälboätten), brother of his predecessor. He inaugurated the Cathedral in Visby, S:ta Maria on 27 July 1225.
  • 1236–1258: Lars (Laurentius), is supposed to have paid for the wedding of a relative in the southern parts of Gotland.
  • 1258–1283: Henrik (Henricus), visited Gotland in 1277 and 1280.
  • 1285–1286: Bo (Boetius, Bowe)
  • 1286–1291: Bengt Birgersson (Bjälboätten), nephew to Karl and Bengt Magnusson who preceded him.
  • 1292–1307: Lars Albrektsson (Laurentius), inaugurated the church in the parish of Sanda
  • 1307–1338: Karl Båth
  • 1338: Nils
  • 1342–1351: Petrus Tyrgilli (Torkilsson)
  • 1352–1372: Nils Markusson (Nicolaus Marci)
  • 1373–1374: Gottskalk Falkdal (Gottschalcus)
  • 1375–1391: Nils Hermansson, (Nicolaus Hermanni)
  • 1391–1436: Knut Bosson (Natt och Dag) (Canutus Boetii)
  • 1436–1440: Bengt Larsson (Benedictus Laurenti)
  • 1441–1458: Nils König (Nicolas Kenicius)
  • 1459–1465:Kettil Karlsson (Vasa) (Catillus Vase)
  • 1465–1500: Henrik Tidemansson (Henricus Tidemanni)
  • 1501–1512: Hemming Olofsson Gadh (Hemmingus Gadde de Hosmis)
  • 1512–1517: Jacob Arborensis
  • 1513–1527: Hans Brask

After the reformation

Danish Superintendents

  • 1527–1572: the diocese was ruled by three provosts, the county sheriff, the mayor of Visby and his counsil. There was no bioshop or superintendents.
  • 1572–1589: Moritz Christensen Glad (Mauritius Christiani Lætus) died in the parish of Lye
  • 1586–1591: Petrus Johannis (Peder Hansen Riber)
  • 1592–1596: David Hansson Bilefeld, buried in Visby Cathedral by the bridal door.
  • 1597–1599: Povel Andersen (Paulus Andræ Medelby)
  • 1600–1601: Willatz Sörensson (Willadius Severini), pastor the parishes of Ardre and Ala
  • 1601–1613: Lauritz Nielsøn Helsinburgicus, pastor in Barlingbo and minister in Visby.
  • 1615–1624: Antonius Johannis Kolding (Anton Hansen Kolding) (was called by the title "generalprost")
  • 1627–1631: Theodorus Erasmi (Thor Rasmussen) (was called by the title "generalprost") buried in Visby Cathedral
  • 1631–1644: Oluff Fock (Olavus Phocas Staphrophski)
  • 1645–1656: Hans Nilssøn Strelow, pastor in the parish of Vall

Swedish superintendents in Visby (1645–1676)

Danish superintendents in Visby (1676–1679)

  • 1676–1679: Hans Nilsson Endislöv, minister in Källunge

Swedish superintendents in Visby (1679–1772)

  • 1679–1685: Haquin Spegel
  • 1685–1692: Petrus Stjernman
  • 1692–1709: Israel Kolmodin
  • 1711–1734: Johan Esberg (Johannes Esbergius)
  • 1735–1745: Georg Wallin d.y. (Jöran Wallin)
  • 1745–1757: Martin Wilhelmsson Kammecker
  • 1757–1795: Gabriel Thimotheus Lütkeman

Swedish bishops in Visby (1772–)

  • 1757–1795: Gabriel Thimotheus Lütkemann
  • 1795–1796: Karl Fredrik Muhrbeck
  • 1796–1805: Johan Möller
  • 1807–1813: Nils Gardell
  • 1813–1838: Carl Johan Eberstein
  • 1838–1841: Christopher Isac Heurlin
  • 1841–1858: Carl Hallström
  • 1859–1884: Lars Anton Anjou
  • 1885–1920: Knut Henning Gezelius von Schéele
  • 1920–1936: Viktor Rundgren
  • 1936–1947: Torsten Ysander
  • 1948–1950: Gunnar Hultgren
  • 1951–1961: Algot Anderberg
  • 1962–1980: Olof Herrlin
  • 1980–1991: Tore Furberg
  • 1991–2003: Biörn Fjärstedt
  • 2003–2011: Lennart Koskinen
  • 2011–2018: Sven-Bernhard Fast
  • 2018-: Thomas Petersson

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