Fun Fact: The Tragedy of Dirk Willems

Dirk Willems Dutch anabaptist

Dirk Willems was a Dutch anabaptist in the 16th century. He was imprisoned by the Catholic church but he escaped his confinement by running on an icy pond. One of the prison guards chased after him, and he fell in the frozen water. Willems turned back to save him, but he was recaptured because of this heroic act. He was burned at the stake not long afterward.

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