Nicolaus Ludwig Zinzendorf

German protestant religious and social reformer, bishop of the Moravian Church

Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Imperial Count of Zinzendorf and Pottendorf (May 26, 1700 – May 9, 1760) was a German religious and social reformer and bishop of the Moravian Church.

Zinzendorf monument in Herrnhut, Germany

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  • Jesus, still lead on,
    Till our rest be won!
    And although the way be cheerless,
    We will follow calm and fearless;
    Guide us by Thy hand
    To our fatherland!
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 80.

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