Konarski, Adam

Konarski, Adam a Roman Catholic prelate, flourished about the middle of the 16th century. He was bishop of Posen from 1562 to 1574. He is noted for his efforts to improve the religious educational advantages of the youth of his Church. Upon the model of the school at Braunsberg, one of the most noted Roman Catholic literary institutions, he founded a Jesuit college at Posen in 1572, furnishing for its support a great part of his own income. He was at the head of the Polish delegation of magnates that went to France to meet Henry of Valois, afterwards king of Poland.-Wetzer und Welte, Kirchen- Lex. 6:243.

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