Anabaptist leader John of Leiden crushes an attempted coup (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In M√ľnster, Anabaptist leader John of Leiden crushes an attempted coup to replace him led by Burgomaster Knipperdollinck. In the ensuing bloody struggle, many lives are lost.

Citation:
Editors. "Anabaptist leader John of Leiden crushes an attempted coup". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14532, accessed 21 February 2017.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe

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