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Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig, Count von

Born: 1700 AD
Died: 1760 AD
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1700 – Birth of a German Lutheran priest leader.

 

1727 – Withdrew from public life to assume leadership of a group of religious exiles from Moravia who founded the community of Herrnhut on his estate.

 

          – His piety focused on “Jesus mysticism” and religious community.

 

1734-1747 – Between these years, he traveled in England, Holland, and North America.

 

1760 – The priest who greatly contributed in the development of Moravian worship died.