Saint Rembert of Hamburg

Also known as

  • Rimbert

Memorial

Profile

Benedictine monk at Turhout, Belgium. Worked with Saint Ansgar as a missionary to pagan Scandinavia. Bishop of Hamburg-Bremen, Germany in 865 with jurisdiction over Denmark and Sweden. Worked to evangelize the Slavs in his region, and ransomed Christian captives. Wrote a biography of Saint Ansgar.

Born

Died

  • 888 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Rembert of Hamburg“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 January 2014. Web. 31 August 2014. <>