Place du Château Saint-Léon 4 (Chapelle Saint-Léon)
Pape Léon IX
Pope Leo IX
born Bruno of Eguisheim-Dagsburg (Éguisheim 1002 - Rome 1054)
Pope from 1049-1054
Stone statue in a niche above the entrance of the chapel.
The chapel is built at the birth place of pope Leo IX (although Éguisheim as his birth place is disputed) by Mgr Pierre-Paul Stumpf, bishop of Strasbourg (and born in 'Eguisheim) between 1888 and 1894.
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