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Nie·möl·ler(nē′mœ′lər, -mŭl′ər), Martin 1892-1984.
German Protestant clergyman who at first supported the Nazi regime but was later interned in concentration camps (1938-1945). After the Second World War, he became a prominent advocate for peace and disarmament and served as president of the World Council of Churches (1961-1968).
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(Biography) Martin (ˈmartiːn). 1892–1984, German Protestant theologian, who was imprisoned (1938–45) for his opposition to Hitler
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Nie•möl•ler(ˈni mœ lər)
Martin, 1892–1984, German Lutheran clergyman.
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