Imhoff, Catharina Friedli (d. 1537)

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Catharina Friedli Imhoff, an Anabaptist martyr, was executed for her faith at Bern, Switzerland on 28 August 1537. This martyr is not found in the Dutch edition of van Braght's Martyrs' Mirror, but only in the German and English translations.

The name Imhof occurs frequently in Switzerland and the Palatinate, and is also found in Illinois.


Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 1129. Available online at:

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 409.

Date Published 1958

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 13. All rights reserved.

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