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David von Riesen, a member of the Mennonite congregation of [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]]-Ellerwald, [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], [[Germany|Germany]], was expelled from membership for serving in the army in the [[Military Participation|War of Liberation]] in 1815, and sought to be reinstated into this congregation or into the [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]] congregation by way of the courts, but after lengthy negotiations his suit was rejected by the royal court in Berlin on 24 January 1818. Riesen's fate was the basis of [[Wildenbruch, Ernst von (1845-1909)|Ernst von Wildenbruch]]'s drama <em>[[Mennonit, Der|Der Mennonit]]</em>.
 
David von Riesen, a member of the Mennonite congregation of [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]]-Ellerwald, [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], [[Germany|Germany]], was expelled from membership for serving in the army in the [[Military Participation|War of Liberation]] in 1815, and sought to be reinstated into this congregation or into the [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]] congregation by way of the courts, but after lengthy negotiations his suit was rejected by the royal court in Berlin on 24 January 1818. Riesen's fate was the basis of [[Wildenbruch, Ernst von (1845-1909)|Ernst von Wildenbruch]]'s drama <em>[[Mennonit, Der|Der Mennonit]]</em>.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Donner, Johann. "Autobiographical sketch<em>." Mennonitischer Gemeinde-Kalender</em> (1932): 101-3.
 
Donner, Johann. "Autobiographical sketch<em>." Mennonitischer Gemeinde-Kalender</em> (1932): 101-3.
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Reiswitz G. L. von and F. Wadzeck. <em>Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Mennoniten-Gemeinden in Europa and America</em>. Berlin, 1821: 233-315.
 
Reiswitz G. L. von and F. Wadzeck. <em>Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Mennoniten-Gemeinden in Europa and America</em>. Berlin, 1821: 233-315.
 
 
 
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David von Riesen, a member of the Mennonite congregation of Elbing-Ellerwald, West Prussia, Germany, was expelled from membership for serving in the army in the War of Liberation in 1815, and sought to be reinstated into this congregation or into the Danzig congregation by way of the courts, but after lengthy negotiations his suit was rejected by the royal court in Berlin on 24 January 1818. Riesen's fate was the basis of Ernst von Wildenbruch's drama Der Mennonit.

Bibliography

Donner, Johann. "Autobiographical sketch." Mennonitischer Gemeinde-Kalender (1932): 101-3.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 511.

Reiswitz G. L. von and F. Wadzeck. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Mennoniten-Gemeinden in Europa and America. Berlin, 1821: 233-315.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1959


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Neff, Christian. "Riesen, David (19th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Riesen,_David_(19th_century)&oldid=84556.

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Neff, Christian. (1959). Riesen, David (19th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Riesen,_David_(19th_century)&oldid=84556.




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