Salomon Schweigger

Theologian, Deceased Person

1551 – 1662

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Who was Salomon Schweigger?

Salomon Schweigger was a German Lutheran theologian, minister, anthropologist and orientalist of the 16th century. He provided a valuable insight during his travels in the Balkans, Constantinople and the Middle East, and published a famous travel book of his exploits. He also published the first German language translation of the Qur'an.

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Born
Mar 30, 1551
Sulz am Neckar
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Jun 21, 1662
Nuremberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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