Michailov, Peter (1672-1725)

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Peter Michailov was the pseudonym of Peter the Great when he lived for several months in 1697 in Zaandam, Dutch province of North Holland, and Amsterdam as a worker in order to learn shipbuilding on the dock of the East India Company, where he came in contact with the local Mennonites.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 124.

Mennonitische Blätter (1911): 45.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1957

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Hege, Christian. "Michailov, Peter (1672-1725)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Michailov,_Peter_(1672-1725)&oldid=144391.

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Hege, Christian. (1957). Michailov, Peter (1672-1725). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Michailov,_Peter_(1672-1725)&oldid=144391.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 667. All rights reserved.

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