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Westen, Thomas von

(September 13, 1682–April 9, 1727). “Apostle to Norw. Finns”; b. Trondheim, Norw.; pastor on is. of Veoy (formerly Vedoy; Ger., Weö, or Wedöen), in Romsdal Fjord, 1710; chief of miss. to Finns 1716; made miss. tours among Finns 1716, 1718, 1722. See also Lapland; Norway, Lutheranism in, 8.

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