Conrad Grebel - Early Life

Early Life

Conrad Grebel was born, probably in GrĂ¼ningen in the Canton of Zurich, about 1498 to Junker Jakob and Dorothea (Fries) Grebel, the second of six children. He spent his early life in GrĂ¼ningen, and then came to Zurich with his family around 1513. He spent several years abroad in study, worked as a proofreader in Basel, married in 1522, and became a Christian minister around 1523.

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