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Hans Eisfart, an Anabaptist martyr of Hausbreitenbach on the Werra, Germany, was executed with his wife at Eisenach in 1532 at the order of Elector John of Saxony because they refused to have their children baptized and joined the Anabaptists.



Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 548.

Wappler, Paul. Die Stellung Kursachsens und des Landgrafen Philipp von Hessen zur Täuferbewegung. Münster, 1910: 36.

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Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1956

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