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Johann Zechendorff
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Date of Birth: 8 August 1580

Place of Birth: Lößnitz (Saxony)

Date of Death: 17 February 1662

Place of Death: Zwickau (Saxony)


Johann Zechendorff was born in 1580 in the Ore Mountain Region (Erzgebirge), in the small town of Lößnitz. His father, Michael Zechendorff, taught in the school there, and later in nearby Schneeberg, where Zechendorff himself would later become headmaster. He seems t…

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Ben-Tov, Asaph, “Johann Zechendorff”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>

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