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Hans Ancken of Auzeldingen in the canton of Bern, Switzerland, was a martyr of whom nothing is known except that he is named among the forty Anabaptists executed in Bern on 17 September 1543, given in a marginal note in the Märtyrerspiegel printed in Ephrata (1748): 138.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v.  I, 70.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1955

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Neff, Christian. "Ancken, Hans (d. 1543)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 1 Dec 2015.,_Hans_(d._1543)&oldid=74773.

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Neff, Christian. (1955). Ancken, Hans (d. 1543). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 December 2015, from,_Hans_(d._1543)&oldid=74773.

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