Elector of Cologne Ernst of Bavaria Elector of Cologne
- Category : Notable-Famous-Royal-family
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 4
Bavarian nobility. As the third son of Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, and Anna of Austria, he was destined for a clerical vocation. He was Prince-elector-archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne from 1583 to 1612 as successor of the expelled Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg. He was also bishop of Münster, Hildesheim, Freising and Liège. He died on 17 February 1612.