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Wigand, Johann(es)

(1523–87). B. Mansfeld, Ger.; educ. Wittenberg; taught in Nürnberg 1541–44; preacher Mansfeld 1546; supt. and pastor Magdeburg 1553; prof. Jena 1560; deposed 1561; supt. Wismar 1562; returned to Jena 1568; deposed again 1573; prof. Königsberg; bp. Pomesania 1575, Samland 1577. Staunch Luth. in various controversies. Coauthor Magdeburg* Centuries. See also Adiaphoristic Controversies, 1; Altenburg Colloquy; Flacius Illyricus, Matthias; Gnesio-Lutherans; Synergistic Controversy.

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