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Zimmermann, Justus Joseph Georg Friedrich Karl
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(Aug 23, 1803, Darmstadt – Jun 14, 1877, Darmstadt) initially worked as a teacher; in 1832 he was appointed court deacon. In 1835 he was appointed junior court chaplain in Darmstadt and in 1841 senior court chaplain. In 1847 he became prelate of the regional church of Hesse. He had a very active publishing career, serving as editor of several periodicals, including the Allgemeine Kirchenzeitung. In its issue of Oct 31, 1841, he called for the establishment of a “union for the support of needy Protestant communities”; on Sep 18, 1842, this initiative merged with the Gus…

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Winkler, Eberhard, “Zimmermann, Justus Joseph Georg Friedrich Karl”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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