Name: Kornelimünster
Title: Reichsabtei Kornelimünster (Imprial Abbey Kornelimuenster)
Date: 1229
Size: 3.25
Comments: Founded in 817 by Ludwig the Pious under the name monasterium ab indam (monastery on the river Inde, The first Abbot was (Saint) Benedict of Aniane; later the abbey was also deicated to (Saint) Pope Cornelius (hence Kornelimünster) In 1802 the territory around K. became French and the monastery was dissolved. In 1815 K. became Prussian. In 1906 the Benedictines reestablished the abbey.

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