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Lehmann, Gottfried Wilhelm
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[German Version]

(Oct 23, 1799, Hamburg – Feb 21, 1882, Berlin) was a copperplate engraver and a Baptist preacher. In 1837, he established the first Prussian Baptist congregration (Baptists) in Berlin. He cofounded the German branch of the Evangelical Alliance in 1852. Together with J. Oncken and Julius Köbner, he was one of the founding fathers of the continental European Baptists.


Works include: Offenes Sendschreiben an den Deutschen Evangelischen Kirchentag, 1854

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Claußen, Carsten, “Lehmann, Gottfried Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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