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Kontz, an Anabaptist martyr, who was executed in Brixen in Tyrol, Austria, in the autumn of 1533. Jakob Hutter mentions him in an epistle written in Auspitz, Moravia, 21 November 1533.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 545.

Loserth, Johann. Der Anabaptismus in Tirol. Vienna: F. Tempsky, 1892. 500.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1957

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