Wimmer, Wolfgang (d. 1527)
Wolfgang Wimmer (Winter), an Anabaptist martyr of Steyr, Austria, a tailor of Nistelbach and an Anabaptist preacher, who was burned to death with his wife Martha on 27 October 1527, in a group of 37 Anabaptists (including Eucharius Binder), who were locked in a house which was then burned down.
Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 27.
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