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Steven Janssen, an Anabaptist martyr, an armorer (harnaschveger) and a native of the "lande van den Berch" (near Cologne, Germany), was one of the Naaktlopers, Anabaptists who ran naked along the streets of Amsterdam on 10-11 February 1535. He was sentenced to death by beheading on 25 February of the same year.

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"Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535," in Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap 41 (Amsterdam, 1920): 57 f. Available in full electronic text at http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/_bij005192001_01/_bij005192001_01_0005.php.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Steven Janssen (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 May 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Steven_Janssen_(d._1535)&oldid=147943.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Steven Janssen (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 May 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Steven_Janssen_(d._1535)&oldid=147943.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 630. All rights reserved.


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