Adalbert, Bishop and Martyr

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Adalbert, + 997; born of a noble family in Bohemia, at age 26, elected Bishop of Prague; forced to leave his See twice due to violent political opposition; preached in Pomerania to the Prussians who murdered him on 23 April 997; buried in Gniezo, the first capital of Poland; patron of Bohemia, the Czech Republic, and Prussia; a Patron of Poland.