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Tegetmeyer, Sylvester

(d. 1552). B. Hamburg, Ger.; influenced by Luth. Reformation* while chaplain Rostock; ev. preacher Riga 1522; called to Dorpat (Tartu) 1525 to restore order out of confusion wrought by M. Hofmann*; organized the ch. in Riga, Reval (Revel; Tallinn), Dorpat; chief pastor St. Peter, Dorpat. See also Estonia, 2; Latvia.

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