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Christian David

Birthplace: Senftleben, Germany
Death: Died in Herrnhut, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Justin Swanström
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About Christian David

Christian David (1692–1751), a carpenter, as a Catholic stimulated by secret Protestants and Jews, he studied the Bible and converted to Protestantism in Berlin in 1715. Awakened in 1717 under the influence of pastor Melchior Scheffer in Görlitz, he requested land from Nicolaus Luwdig von Zinzendorf for Moravian immigrants and built the first house at Herrnhut in 1722 (Bohemian and Moravian Brethren: II).


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Christian David's Timeline

February 17, 1692
Senftleben, Germany
February 1692
Senftleben, Germany
February 3, 1751
Age 59
Herrnhut, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany