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David Friesen, the leader or Oberschulze of the Molotschna settlement, Ukraine, South Russia, in 1848-1865, the time of the struggle of the landless Mennonites of the settlement for recognition of their demands and for acquisition of land. Through their organization (see Landlosen-Kommission) and the support of the government they finally achieved their aim. David Friesen was a strong supporter of the landholding class, opposing the distribution of the surplus land among the landless.

Bibliography

Görz, H. Die Molotschnaer Ansiedlung. Steinbach, 1950: 110-118.

Isaak, Franz. Die Molotschnaer Mennoniten. Halbstadt, 1908:C 27-87.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1956


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Friesen, David (1807-1893)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 7 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Friesen,_David_(1807-1893)&oldid=94745.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1956). Friesen, David (1807-1893). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 7 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Friesen,_David_(1807-1893)&oldid=94745.




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