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Vilmar, Jacob Wilhelm Georg

(1804–84). Brother of A. F. C. Vilmar*; ev. theol.; b. Solz, near Rotenburg, Electoral Hesse, Ger.; pastor Rotenburg 1830–51; pastor and metropolitan Melsungen 1851–66. Leader in Luth. confessional movement to keep Hessian ch. free of Prussian domination. Works include Der gegenwärtige Kampf der Hessischen Kirche um ihre Selbständigkeit; Protestantismus und Christenthum.

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