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Saint Adalbert of Prague, Bishop and Martyr – Feast Day – April 23

Saint Adalbert of Prague Biography

Saint Adalbert of Prague Profile. Born: 957 AD in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in the Czech Republic. Died: 23 April 997 in Poland. Feast Day is celebrated on February 3, April 23.

The Memorial of Saint Adalbert of Prague – Saint of the Day

Saint Adalbert of Prague Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth

957 AD

Country of Birth

United Kingdom of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Bishops


Missionary work

Place of Work

Czech Republic

Date of Death

23 April 997

Place of Death


Feast Day

February 3, April 23


Beatified by N/A


Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

2.Czech Republic
4.Prague, Czech Republic, archdiocese of

St. Adalbert of Prague Biography

St. Adalbert of Prague was born in Bohemian and took the name of Saint Adalbert of Magdeburg the archbishop who healed and converted him. He later became the bishop of Prague on February 10, 982 AD. Aldabert was a friend to Emperor Otto III. He encouraged the evangelization of the Magyars and worked on it with Saint Astricus.

On 17 April,990 AD, he became a Benedictine monk and Pope John XV sent him back to Prague. He founded the monastery of Brevnov and met more opposition from the nobility forcing him to return back home. Having no hope of working in Prague, he was allowed to evangelize in Poland, Prussia, Hungary, and Russia after which he and his fellow missionaries were martyred by Prussians.

St. Adalbert of Prague
St. Adalbert of Prague

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