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1. See De Bakker, Jan 2. Johannes (d. 1583); father of 3; ev. theol.; supt. Alsfeld 1541; took part in Hagenau* Colloquy 1540, Colloquy of Worms* 1540–41, Regensburg* Conf. 1541 and 1546, and Consultation of Worms* 1557; supported reform efforts of Hermann* von Wied; defended AC as explained in Wittenberg* Concord; adherent of P. Melanchthon* and M. Bucer.* 3. Johann (1546–1608); son of 2; b. Nidda, Ger.; inclined to Calvinism; joined RC Ch. 1588; held religious colloquy with J. Andreä* and J. Heerbrand* at Baden 1589 and with J. Pappus* at Emmendingen 1590; works include polemical and hist. writings. 4. Hermann Alexander (1811–77); b. Walbeck, near Elsieben, Ger.; educ. Halle; Luth. pastor Süpplingen; opposed Prussian* Union and Lichtfreunde*; joined Breslau* Syn.; active in Wernigerode, Wollin, Breslau, and in Basedow, Mecklenburg.

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