Born: 776, Mainz, Germany.
Died: February 4, 856, Winkel im Rheingau, Germany.
Maurus was educated in Tours, France, around 802. In 803, he became director of the Benedictine school at Fulda, Germany.
He was ordained in 814 and made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
He became abbot at Fulda in 822, and served there two decades.
In 847, he was appointed archbishop of Mainz.