Chrysostom Coeler

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Chrysostomus Cöler, engraving by Pieter de Jode after Anselm van Hulle (1649, 1717)

Chrysostomus Cöler (born October 28, 1607 in Hildesheim , † May 11, 1664 in Wolfenbüttel ) was a German lawyer and diplomat.

Chrysostomus Cöler was a son of the guardian and mint master in Hildesheim Gerhard Koeler and his wife Dorothea Dyß. He attended high school in Hamburg and then studied in Rostock , Rinteln and Marburg , where he received his doctorate.

In 1644 he became court advisor in the Principality of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and married the daughter Anna Margarethe of Vice Chancellor Jakob Lampadius . From 1646 to 1648 he participated as envoy at the Westphalian Peace Congress. Probably from October 1661 he was Vice Chancellor of the Prince of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel . He was buried in the Marienkirche in Wolfenbüttel .