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Johann Ulrich Wallich
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Johan Ulrik von Wallich

Date of Birth: 3 August 1624

Place of Birth: Weimar

Date of Death: 23 May 1673

Place of Death: Stade


Very little is known of Johann Wallich’s family or his early years, apart from a note in his book Vera relatio that his ancestors came from Wallachia and were prisoners of war, and that he left his homeland, Weimar, at a very young age. According to the text of Religio Turcica, at a certain point he also visited Rome.

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Kármán, Gábor, “Johann Ulrich Wallich”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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