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Wilhelm Emanuel von Ketteler (1811–1877)

Ketteler, Wilhelm Emanuel von (ket’e-ler). A distinguished German prelate; born at Mònster, Dec. 25, 1811; died at Burghausen, Bavaria, July 13, 1877. One of the ablest of German ultramontanists; bishop of Mentz (1850), and member of the first Reichstag (1871). He wrote on the questions of the day. Among his works may be mentioned: ‘Freedom, Authority, and Church’ (7th ed. 1862); ‘The Labor Question and Christianity’ (3d ed. 1864), which even Lassalle praised; ‘Germany after the War of 1866’ (6th ed. 1867).