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Erasmus Alberus

For the Dutch humanist and others of this name see Erasmus (disambiguation)Erasmus Alberus (c. 1500–1553), German humanist, reformer, and poet, was born in the village of Bruchenbrücken (now part of Friedberg, Hesse) about the year 1500. Although his father Tilemann Alber was a schoolmaster, his early education was neglected.Ultimately in 1518 he found his way to the University of Wittenberg, where he studied theology.