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Gallus, Nikolaus

(real family name: Han, or Hahn; ca. 1516–70). B. Köthen, Ger.; pastor and Reformation leader in Regensburg; opposed Interim* 1548; co-worker of M. Flacius* Illyricus in Magdeburg 1549; opposed adiaphorism of Wittenberg theologians and Reformed leanings of P. Melanchthon*; gave Flacius refuge 1562–66. Works include Disputation von Mitteldingen. See also Adiaphoristic Controversies.

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