Austerlitz Brethren

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Austerlitz Brethren was the name given to the followers of Jakob Wideman by the Anabaptists who migrated from Austerlitz to Auspitz with Reublin and Zaunring. After Wideman's death the remnants of the Austerlitz Brethren united with the Hutterian Brethren about 1537.


Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich Ungarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 96 f.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 100.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1953

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