Hans Georgen (d. 1566)

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Hans Georgen (John George), an Anabaptist martyr, a count from Italy, who had joined the Mennonites. He had gone to Germany, but was betrayed, arrested, and brought back to Italy. On the sea trip near Venice, without trial, he was thrown into the sea. This martyrdom took place in 1566.


Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, 1685: Part II, 344.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 703. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Hans Georgen (d. 1566)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 22 Jul 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hans_Georgen_(d._1566)&oldid=129339.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Hans Georgen (d. 1566). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 July 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hans_Georgen_(d._1566)&oldid=129339.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 649. All rights reserved.

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