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Benedict Curipeschitz
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Benedikt Curipešič, Kuripešič, Kuripečič, Kuripešić

Date of Birth: Around 1490

Place of Birth: Oberburg, Southern Styria

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown; after 1531


Little is known about Benedict Curipeschitz. He was born around 1490 in Oberburg in Southern Styria, modern Gornji Grad in Slovenia. Although he was of Slovenian origin, he regarded himself as a citizen of the German Holy Roman Empire: in his Itinerarium h…

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Küçükhüseyin, Sevket, “Benedict Curipeschitz”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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