Einsiedel, Georg Hanbold
Einsiedel, Georg Hanbold a German divine and statesman, was born in 1521. He studied theology, and was one of the zealous hearers of Luther, Melanchthon, and Scharf, defending the Reformation with his word and with the sword in the war of Schmalkalden. He was counsellor of the princes Moritz and August der Starke, of Saxony, from 1576 to 1586. Einsiedel died in 1592. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.