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Johann Theodore and Johann Israel de Bry
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Date of Birth: Johann Theodore: 1563; Johann Israel: around 1565

Place of Birth: Strasbourg; Strasbourg

Date of Death: 31 January 1623; December 1609

Place of Death: Bad Schwalbach; Frankfurt am Main


Johann Theodore and his younger brother, Johann Israel, were the sons of the Calvinist goldsmith and copper engraver Theodore de Bry and his first wife, Katharina Esslinger. In 1560, Theodore de Bry move…

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Saviello, Alberto, “Johann Theodore and Johann Israel de Bry”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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