KÖNIG, Franz Cardinal (1905-2004
Austrian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as archbishop of Vienna from 1956 to 1985, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1958. The last surviving cardinal elevated by Pope John XXIII, he was the second-oldest and longest-serving cardinal worldwide at the time of his death. König was a key Council Father during Vatican Council.
SP – Signed Photograph: 4″x6″ color, matte-finish, portrait mounted to a larger card below which he has penned “Best wishes! F. Card Konig, 10-3-1988”.