Sangerhausen (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)

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Sangerhausen, a town of Thuringia, Germany, in the vicinity of which the Anabaptist movement won a large following during the Reformation. The movement was brutally suppressed. In or about 1535 twelve Anabaptists were put to death for their faith. But it took several years to stamp it out completely.

Bibliography

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

Wappler, Paul. Die Täuferbewegung in Thüringen von 1526-1584. Jena: Gustav Fisher, 1913.


Date Published 1959


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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 417. All rights reserved.


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