Vicars Apostolic For The Saxon Hereditary Lands
In 1743 the Vicariate Apostolic for Saxon Hereditary Lands was disentangled from the Upper and Lower Saxony vicariate.
- 1743–1749: Ludwig Li(e)geritz
- 1749–1763: Leo Rauch
- 1763–1764: Augustin Eggs
- 1764–1800: Franz Herz (died in 1800)
- 1801–1818: Johann Aloys Schneider, bishop of the titular see of Argos (1816–1818, died)
- 1819–1841: Ignaz Bernhard Mauermann (brother of the next), simultaneously bishop of the titular see of Pella, also Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia (1831–1841, died; i.e. the Upper Lusatian share of defunct ancient Meissen diocese)
- 1841–1845: Franz Laurenz Mauermann (died in 1845; brother of the former), simultaneously bishop of the titular see of Rama
- 1846–1853: Joseph Dittrich (died in 1853), simultaneously Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia, and bishop of the titular see of Corycus.
- 1854–1875: Ludwig Forwerk (died in 1875), simultaneously Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia, and bishop of the titular see of Leontopolis in Augustamnica.
- 1876–1890: Franz Bernert (died in 1890), simultaneously Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia, and bishop of the titular see of Azotus (Ashdod)
- 1890–1900: Ludwig Wahl (resigned), simultaneously Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia, and bishop of the titular see of Cucusus
- 1900–1903: Sede vacante
- 1900–1903: Carl Maaz as provicar per pro
- 1903–1905: Georg Wuschanski, simultaneously bishop of the titular see of Samos, further Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia (1904–1905, died)
- 1906–1914: Louis-Philippe Schaefer (died in 1914)
- 1915–1920: Franz Löbmann (died in 1920)
- 1920–1921: Sede vacante
- 1920–1921: Jakub Skala as provicar per pro (resigned), simultaneously Apostolic Prefect of Upper Lusatia
In 1921 the Holy See elevated the Apostolic Prefecture of Upper Lusatia to the modern Diocese of Meissen (renamed Dresden-Meissen in 1980), followed by the investiture of Christian Schreiber as bishop, the Vicariate of the Saxon Hereditary Lands was then merged into this new diocese.
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