Andreas von Neiss (16th century)

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Andreas von Neiss was an Anabaptist martyr who was executed with the sword at Neuburg on the Danube in Bavaria. He was an outstandingly successful preacher who baptized many, but is not mentioned in the Martyrs Mirror.


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

Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop, B. De Graaf, 1965: 29 ff.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1955

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