|Archbishop of Salzburg|
|Died||1164, Rein Abbey, Gratwein, Styria, Austria|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
Eberhard was Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria. Eberhard was born to a noble family of Nuremberg, Germany, he became a Benedictine in 1125 at Pruffening, Germany. Later he was made Abbot of Biburg near Regensburg. Eberhard was later appointed Archbishop of Salzburg in 1146. He rose to fame as a mediator when Pope Alexander III was faced with the “Investiture Controversy”, led by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa and antipope Victor IV. Ebarherd died in 1164, returning from another peace keeping mission.