O Jesu Krist, dig till oss vänd

Author: Wilhelm II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar

Wilhelm (II. or IV.), Duke of Sachse-Weimar, son of Duke Johann of Sachse-Weimar, was born in the castle of Altenburg, April 11, 1598. He studied for some time at the University of Jena, devoting himself especially to music and mathematics. On the outbreak of the Thirty Years War he espoused the cause of Friedrich V. of the Palatinate. At the battle of the Weisse Berg, near Prague, he was severely wounded, and at the battle fought near Stadtlohn, in Westphalia (Aug., 1623), he was at first left for dead, and then taken prisoner by Tilly. In 1625 the Emperor allowed him to go free, and he assumed the government of Weimar. When Gustavus Adolphus came to Germany (1630), Wilhelm did not join him till after the battle of Breitenfeld (Sept., 1631… Go to person page >

Translator: Johann Gezelius

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First Line: O Jesu Krist, dig till oss vänd
Author: Wilhelm II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar
Translator: Johann Gezelius
Language: Swedish



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