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Johann Heinrich Michaelis
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Date of Birth: 26 July 1668

Place of Birth: Klettenberg, Thuringia

Date of Death: 10 March 1738

Place of Death: Halle, Saxony


Johann Heinrich Michaelis was born in Klettenberg in northern Thuringia. His father was a tenant farmer. Originally tutored by his own parents, Johann was then schooled by various Protestant pastors in Ellrich then Nordhausen. He finally enrolled in 1688 at the Univer…

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Grafton, David D., “Johann Heinrich Michaelis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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