b. Westphalia (Germany), around 1015, d. Zeiselmauer (Lower Austria), Aug. 8, 1091, Bishop of Passau from 1065. Supported Pope Gregory VII in the investiture controversy, established an abbey of Augustinian canons at Goettweig before 1083, reformed the monasteries of St. Florian and St. Poelten, supported Lambach and other Benedictine monasteries. Had many churches built of stone.
Literature#C. Tropper, in: 900 Jahre Goettweig, exhibition catalogue, Goettweig 1983.