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Nicholas of Flüe

(Nikolaus von der Flüe; orig. Nikolaus Löwenbugger; 1417–87). “Bruder Klaus”; b. at what is now Flüeli, near Sachseln, cen. Switz.; farmer, soldier, councillor, judge; with wife's consent, left her and 10 children to be hermit in Ranft ravine, near Flüeli, ca. 19 yrs.; helped avert Swiss civil war 1481.


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