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Stössel, Johann

(1524–78). B. Kitzingen, Lower Franconia, NW Bav., Ger.; educ. Wittenberg and Jena; diaconus Jena 1550; pastor and supt. Heldburg 1554; supt. 1561, prof. 1562 Jena. Sided with V. Strigel* against M. Flacius* Illyricus. Left Jena 1568. Supt. Pirna. Expelled from Thuringia 1573. Died in prison.

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