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Brück, Gregor
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(Heins; after Oct 12, 1485, Brück, Potsdam-Mittelmark – Feb 15, or more likely 20, 1557, Jena) studied in Wittenberg (1502), in Frankfurt/Oder (1506), and law in Wittenberg (1508). He was then a lawyer, alderman (1519) and court adviser. He obtained his Dr.iur. from Wittenberg in 1521. From 1521 to 1528, he was the chancellor of John the Constant of Saxony, with offices in Weimar and Torgau. Because of an eye affliction, Brück left the chancellery, but remained the most influential adviser, especially on religious policy and cultural af…

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Scheible, Heinz, “Brück, Gregor”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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