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Pieter Fardé
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Date of Birth: 9 May 1651

Place of Birth: Ghent, Belgium

Date of Death: 16 June 1691

Place of Death: Aachen, Germany


Pieter Fardé was a 17th-century Flemish Franciscan Recollect who is believed to have been captured and enslaved by Algerian corsairs. Some scholars infer an association between Fardé’s captivity narrative Copie van de brieven van den godvruchtigen religieus broeder Pieter Fardé, minderbroeder recollect v…

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Frederiks, Martha, “Pieter Fardé”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 10 July 2020 <>

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