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Bachmann, Traugott
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(Aug 25, 1865, Caana bei Niesky, Oberlausitz – Feb 27, 1948, Niesky). Of rural background, Bachmann attended the missionary school of the Bohemian/Moravian Brethren (II) in Niesky from 1890 to 1892, joining the order in 1891. From 1892 to 1916, he was active as a missionary in the Moravian mission territory in German East Africa, working in Rungwe from 1892 to 1899 and setting up a mission station in Mbozi (Nyassa region) from 1899 to 1916. After being held by the English as a prisoner of war, he return…

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Bochinger, Christoph, “Bachmann, Traugott”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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