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Emericus Zigerius
(564 words)

Imre Eszéki Szigeti

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Probably Osijek, Croatia

Date of Death: Unknown; after 1553

Place of Death: Unknown


Emericus Zigerius was born in Osijek (Eszék), probably into a Hungarian family, though he also had knowledge of Croatian or other South Slavic languages. He was a Lutheran preacher and teacher in Tolna in Ottoman Lower Hungary. After studying in Padua …

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Bollbuck, Harald, “Emericus Zigerius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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