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Feßler, Ignaz Aurelius#

b. Zurndorf (Burgenland), May 18, 1756, d. St. Petersburg (Russia), Dec. 15, 1839, Capuchin friar, author and historian; follower of Joseph II, professor at Lemberg University; as a Freemason he was dismissed by the order and converted to Protestantism; 1809 professor in St. Petersburg, 1820 evangelical bishop of the Volga Germans in Saratov.

Works#

Marc Aurel, 2 vols., 1790/1792; Geschichte der Ungarn und ihrer Landsassen, 10 vols., 1815-1825. - Edition: Gesammelte Werke, 22 vols., 1809-1816.

Literature#

P. F. Barton, I. A. F. Vom Barockkatholizismus zur Erweckungsbewegung, 1969; F. Maurice, Freimaurerei um 1800. I. A. F. und die Reform der Grossloge Royal York in Berlin, 1997.