Theodor Fliedner

Theodor Fliedner
Theodor Fliedner
Short Name: Theodor Fliedner
Full Name: Fliedner, Theodor, 1800-1864
Birth Year: 1800
Death Year: 1864

Wikipedia Biography

Theodor Fliedner (21 January 1800 - 4 October 1864) was a German Lutheran minister and founder of Lutheran deaconess training. In 1836, he founded Kaiserswerther Diakonie, a hospital and deaconess training center. He is commemorated as a renewer of society in the Calendar of Saints of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on October 4 and by the Evangelical Church in Germany on October 5th.

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