(Olavus; ca. 14931552). Brother of L. Petri*; b. Örebro, Swed.; educ. Leipzig and Wittenberg; promoted the Reformation in Swed. after 1520; imperial chancellor 153133; fell into disfavor and was condemned to die, but was pardoned; pastor Stockholm 154352; hymnist. Helped tr. the Bible into Swed. Other works include a minister's manual; catechism; postil.
Samlade Skrifter af Olavus Petri, ed. B. Hesselman, 4 vols. (Uppsala, 191417).
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