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Schütz, Christopher [known as Jonah, Jonas]locked

  • R. C. D. Baldwin


Schütz, Christopher [known as Jonah, Jonas] (1521–1592), metallurgist and furnace engineer, was born in Annaberg, Saxony, the son of Christoph Schütz (b. 1505) of Chemnitz and an unknown mother. Having learned his craft in the Lutheran mining communities of the Erzgebirge...

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