Köhler, Hans (d. 1538)
Hans Köhler, an Anabaptist martyr, stemmed from Heyerode, a village near Mühlhausen in Thuringia, Germany. He was seized in November 1537, while he and Hans Scheffer were conversing on matters of faith with Fritz Erbe, who was a prisoner at Eisenach. After long cross-examinations which he had to endure under Justus Menius he was put to death at the end of January 1538.
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Neff, Christian. "Köhler, Hans (d. 1538)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 16 Jul 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=K%C3%B6hler,_Hans_(d._1538)&oldid=145604.
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