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Jakob Schufelberg (Schaufelberg, Schaufelberger), an Anabaptist leader in the district of Grüningen, Swiss canton of Zürich, in 1525 together with Jakob Falk and Heini Reimann. In January 1527 he was arrested in Appenzell, and in 1528 he was imprisoned in the "Täuferturm" in Zürich. At first he refused to recant, but after a long imprisonment he did so and was released on 9 September 1528.

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Muralt, Leonhard von and Walter Schmid. Quellen zur Geschichte der Täufer in der Schweiz. Erster Band Zürich. Zürich: S. Hirzel, 1952.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Schufelberg, Jakob (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 24 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schufelberg,_Jakob_(16th_century)&oldid=77476.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Schufelberg, Jakob (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schufelberg,_Jakob_(16th_century)&oldid=77476.




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