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Hoburg, Christian
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(Jul 23, 1607, Lüneburg – Oct 29, 1675, Altona). The son of a clothier, Hoburg first worked as a cantor and teacher in Lauenburg and Uelzen. After his dismissal (c. 1640), he found employment as a tutor in Hamburg and a proofreader in Lüneburg. When he was dismissed again in 1644, Duke August of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel arranged for him to take up a pastorate.Unappreciated, Hoburg went to Holland in 1648. In 1652, he became the chaplain for a Calvinist noble and, from 1655, the Reformed preacher in Lathem near Arnheim. Dismissed …

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Sommer, Wolfgang, “Hoburg, Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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