Christian August of Saxe-Zeitz (b. Moritzburg, 9 October 1666 - d. Regensburg, 23 August 1725), was a German prince of the House of Wettin. He was the third (but second surviving) son of Maurice, Duke of Saxe-Zeitz, and his second wife, Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Weimar.
Adam Wenceslaus of Cieszyn, was a Duke of Cieszyn since 1579 until his death. He was the second but only surviving son of Wenceslaus III Adam, Duke of Cieszyn, by his second wife Sidonia Katharina, daughter of Francis I, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg. His older half-brother, Frederick Casimir, only son of Wenceslaus III Adam's first marriage, died a few years before he was born, in 1571.
Frederick William of Cieszyn was a Duke of Cieszyn since 1617 until his death. He was the third but only surviving son of Adam Wenceslaus, Duke of Cieszyn, by his wife Elisabeth, daughter of Gotthard Kettler, Duke of Courland. His mother died from childbirth complications ten days after his birth, on 19 November 1602.
Elizabeth Lucretia, Czech: Alžběta Lukrécie (Těšín), German: Elisabeth Lukretia (Teschen); b. 1 June 1599 - d. 19 May 1653), was a reigning Duchess of Cieszyn since 1625 until her death. She was the third child and second daughter of Adam Wenceslaus, Duke of Cieszyn, by his wife Elisabeth, daughter of Gotthard Kettler, Duke of Courland.
Brita Lucie Collett Paus (3 July 1917 as Brita Lucie Collett – 28 June 1998) was a Norwegian humanitarian leader and the founder of Fransiskushjelpen, a Catholic charitable organisation in Norway. She led the organisation from 1956 until 1993. She converted to Catholicism in 1950, and served as chair of the Laity Council of the Catholic Diocese of Oslo, as board member of Caritas in Norway from 1965 and member of governmental committees.
Matthäus Prätorius (born c. 1635 probably in Memel; died c. 1704 in Weyherststadt) was a Protestant pastor, later a Roman-Catholic priest, a historian and ethnographer. He probably grew up speaking both German language and Lithuanian language, which helped him when preaching to the ethnic Lithuanians in Ducal Prussia. His work about Prussia and its culture, Deliciae Prussicae oder Preussische Schaubühne, resembles the work of Christoph Hartknoch, with whom he collaborated.
Ola Tjørhom is a Norwegian Lutheran professor of theology who converted to Roman Catholicism on January 25, 2003. Formerly Tjørhom belonged to the Norwegian School of Mission and Theology in Stavanger and was active in ecumenical activities. Tjorhom's conversion has occasioned attention not only in his native country but also in the ecumenical movement all over the world.