Klaas Tigler-Leen

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Klaas Tigler-Leen was a foundation for the financial support to be given to young people, descendants of Klaas Tigler, who might wish to study at a Dutch university. All branches of study could be chosen, except training for the Roman Catholic priesthood and military science. The founder was Klaas Tigler (1724-1811) of Leeuwarden, a preacher of the Mennonite congregation in his home town. From 1832-1920 the Leeuwarden Mennonite church board administered the foundation. Among about 50 beneficiaries to 1955 there were eight Mennonite theological students, whose educational expenses were paid by the fund.


Gedenkboek Honderdjarig bestaan Klaas Tigler Leen te Leeuwarden, 1832-1932.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Klaas Tigler-Leen." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Feb 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Klaas_Tigler-Leen&oldid=108477.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Klaas Tigler-Leen. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 February 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Klaas_Tigler-Leen&oldid=108477.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 188. All rights reserved.

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