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Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg
b. July 10, 1682 – d. February 23, 1719 • Missionary • Translator
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Ziegenbalg, Bartholomaeus
Ziegenbalg, Bartholomaeus, the pioneer of modern mission work in India, was born at Pulsnitz in Saxony, June 14th, 1683. His father, Bartholomæus, and his mother, Catherine, both died when he was a child and left him to the care of an elder sister. His schooling was gained at Carmnitz and in the Gymnasium
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Ziegenbalg, Bartholomäus
Ziegenbalg, BartholomäusBorn in Pulsnitz, Saxony, Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg (1682–1719), missionary to India, admired the Pietist teachings of August Hermann Francke in Halle an der Saale, Germany, and became the first Lutheran missionary sent as part of the Danish-Halle Tranquebar Mission. His arrival
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Ziegenbalg, Bartholomeus
Ziegenbalg, Bartholomeus (1682–1719)Missionary to IndiaZiegenbalg of Pulsnitz, Saxony, was the founder of the Danish-Halle Mission at Tranquebar, India, in 1706. Trained at Halle by August Hermann Francke, he was sent by King Frederick IV to the Danish colony. Opposed by the commandant, he was even