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Johann Heinrich Hottinger
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Date of Birth: 1620

Place of Birth: Zürich

Date of Death: 1667

Place of Death: Zürich (drowned in the river Limmat)


Johann Heinrich Hottinger was born in Zurich on 10 March 1620 and educated at the local school, the Schola Tigurina. He entered the Latin School at the age of seven, and three years later proceeded to the next level, the Collegium Humanitatis. By 1637, he had finished the cust…

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Loop, Jan, “Johann Heinrich Hottinger”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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