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Theodor Krump
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Date of Birth: 1660

Place of Birth: Aichach, Bavaria

Date of Death: 1724

Place of Death: Dingolfing, Germany


Theodor Krump was born in 1660 in the Bavarian village of Aichach to a merchant, Peter Krump (Krump, Hoher und Fruchtbahrer Palm-Baum, 1710, p. 17).  It is not clear exactly when he joined the Franciscan Order, but after completing his studies in medicine and Arabic, he joined a group of Franciscans t…

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Beyers, Jaco, “Theodor Krump”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 12 August 2020 <>

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