(April 16, 1858September 30, 1947). Senior Flierl. B. Oberpfalz, Ger.; educ. Miss. Inst., Neuendettelsau; served in Australia at Bethesda Miss. Station 187885, Elim 188586; arrived at Finschhafen, New Guinea, July 12, 1886; est. miss. near Simbang; moved to Sattelberg, NW of Finschhafen; served 44 yrs. in New Guinea; retired to Australia 1930; returned to Eur. 1937. Senior Flierl Sem. est. 1957 at Finschhafen. See also Neuendettelsau Mission Society.
G. Pilhofer, Johann Flierl, der Bahnbrecher des Evangeliums unter den Papua (Neuendettelsau, 1953).
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