Tiedemann Giese (June 1, 1480 – October 23, 1550, Heilsberg) was a member of the patrician Giese family of Danzig (Gdańsk). Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Events 4004 BC - Creation of the world begins according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher 42 BC - Lidzbark Warmiński (Heilsberg is a town in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in Poland. Gdańsk ( Polish pronunciation; 'Danzig', Gduńsk Gedania Dantiscum is the City at the centre of the fourth-largest Metropolitan area in Poland The brother of the Hanseatic League merchant Georg Giese and relative of Albrecht Giese became Bishop of Chełmno (Culm) and finally Bishop of Warmia (Ermeland). The Hanseatic League (also known as the Hansa) was an alliance of trading cities and their Guilds that established and maintained trade Georg Giese ( Gisze according to the title of the Holbein painting ( 2 April 1497 in Danzig (Gdańsk in Poland - 3 February Albrecht Giese ( February 10, 1524 &ndash August 1, 1580) was a councilman and diplomat of the city of Danzig (Gdańsk. The Bishopric of Culm (Bistum Kulm Diecezja chełmińska was a Roman Catholic bishopric in Culmerland (Chełmno Land in medieval Prussia This is a list of Prince-Bishops / Bishops / of the Diocese Warmia/Ermland It was founded in 1243 as Bishopric of Ermland as one of four bishoprics of Prussia
At age 24, Giese (and Mauritius Ferber) became a priest at the Catholic Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, decades before Danzig and the church became Protestant when the Ordenstaat of the Teutonic Knights was transformed into the Duchy of Prussia in 1525. Tiedemann Giese ( June 1, 1480 – October 23, 1550, Heilsberg) was a member of the patrician Giese family of Danzig (Gdańsk A priest or priestess is a person having the authority or power to administer religious rites in particular rites of sacrifice to and propitiation of a deity or deities Paul the apostle (שאול התרסי Šaʾul HaTarsi, meaning " Saul of Tarsus " Σαούλ Saul and Σαῦλος Saulos and Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. The monastic state of the Teutonic Knights (Deutschordensland sometimes known in English by the German term Ordensstaat (ˈɔːdn̩ˌʃtɑːt or "Order-State" The Teutonic Order is a German Roman Catholic religious order. The Duchy of Prussia or Ducal Prussia (Herzogtum Preußen Prūsijos kunigaikštystė Prusy Książęce was a Duchy in the eastern part of Prussia from Giese was supported by Chancellor Lucas David. Lucas David or Lukas David (1503 &ndash April 1583 was a Prussian Historian, who from ca
Bishop Giese was a close friend of a fellow cleric who also lived in Warmia, Nicolaus Copernicus, who after his death in 1543 became famous as an astronomer and proponent of heliocentrism. Historically Astronomy was more concerned with the classification and description of phenomena in the sky while Astrophysics attempted to explain these phenomena In Astronomy, heliocentrism is the theory that the Sun is at the center of the Solar System. The Giese and the Koppernigk family were related. Copernicus willed his writings to Giese and left his library to the church administration of Warmia.