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Leif Thor Olafsson

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Leif Thor Olafsson, also Thorleiv Olavsson (died 1 Sep 1455) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Viborg (1440–1451) and Bishop of Bjørgvin (1451–1455)."Bishop Leif Thor Olafsson" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dv526.html "Diocese of Viborg" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/former/vibo0.htm "Diocese of Viborg" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/db541.html "Diocese of Bjørgvin (Bergen)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/former/t1565.htm "Titular Episcopal See of Selia" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016

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In 1440, Leif Thor Olafsson was appointed during the papacy of Pope Eugene IV as Bishop of Viborg. On 14 Apr 1451, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Nicholas V as Bishop of Bjørgvin He served as Bishop of Bjørgvin until his death on 1 Sep 1455. at Munkeliv Abbey during an attack by Hanseatic merchants pursuing Olav Nilsson, commander of the royal castle in Bergen, who had sought sanctuary in the abbey. Olav Nilsson was also killed.
Category:17th-century Roman Catholic bishops
Category:Bishops appointed by Pope Eugene IV
Category:Bishops appointed by Pope Nicholas V
Category:1455 deaths
 
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