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Johann Albrecht von Mandelslo
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Date of Birth: 15 May 1616

Place of Birth: Schönberg, Mecklenburg

Date of Death: 1644

Place of Death: Paris


Johann Albrecht von Mandelslo was a German nobleman famous for his report about his travels in Russia, Persia and India. He was born on 15 May 1616 in Schönberg (Mecklenburg), and became a courtier at the court of Duke Frederick III of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf at the age of 13. In…

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Flüchter, Antje, “Johann Albrecht von Mandelslo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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