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John of Leyden

noun
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(Jan Beuckelszoon or Bockhold) 1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist.
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John of Leyden

/ˈlaɪdən/
noun
1.
original name Jan Bockelson. ?1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist leader. He established a theocracy in Münster (1534) but was tortured to death after the city was recaptured (1535) by its prince bishop
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