Question: Who was John of Leyden?

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Originally a tailor; attained great power as an orator; joined the Anabaptists, and in 1534 established at Muenster, in Westphalia, a society based on communistic and polygamic principles; but the bishop of Muenster interfered, and next year John was put to death with great cruelty. Lived 1509-1536.
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