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János Baranyai Decsi
(567 words)

Joannes Barovius Decius

Date of Birth: About 1560

Place of Birth: Decs, Ottoman Hungary

Date of Death: 15 May 1601

Place of Death: Székelyvásárhely (present-day Târgu Mureș/Marosvásárhely, Romania)


János Baranyai Decsi was born as Csimor (Czimor) János in Decs, in Ottoman-occupied Hungary. His home town, although located in Tolna county, belonged to the Protestant superintendenture of the neighbou…

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Vajner, Balázs, “János Baranyai Decsi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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