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List of Lutheran clergy
This is a listing of the major offices within the Lutheran churches, as well as significant individual Lutheran clergy.
Lists of Lutheran bishops and archbishops
- Presidents of the Lutheran World Federation
- Leading persons and bishops, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria
- Presidents, Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS)
- Land provosts and state bishop, Evangelical Lutheran State Church of Eutin (1921–1976)
- List of Lutheran bishops of Hamar
- Bishops of Hamburg, North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church (1977–2008)
- Bishops of Hamburg-Lübeck, North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church (seat: Hamburg, 2008– to date)
- State bishops, Evangelical-Lutheran State Church of Hanover
- Bishops of Helsinki
- Lutheran bishops of Hólar
- Bishops of Holstein-Lübeck, North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church (seat: Lübeck, 1977–2008)
- Bishops of Iceland
- List of bishops of Lund (Earlier names on the list are Catholic)
- Presidents & Bishops, Lutheran Church in Malaysia and Singapore
- Leading persons and bishops, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oldenburg
- Bishops of Schleswig, Evangelical Lutheran State Church of Schleswig-Holstein (1925–1976), North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church (1977–2008)
- Bishops of Schleswig and Holstein, North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church (seat: Schleswig, 2008– to date)
- Bishops, Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK)
- Lutheran bishops of Skálholt
- Lutheran Bishops of Turku and Archbishops of Turku and Finland
- Lutheran Archbishops of Uppsala
- Presidents, Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
- Leading persons and state bishops, Evangelical State Church in Württemberg
Additional Lutheran leaders
- Johan Arnd Aasgaard - President of the Evangelical Lutheran Church
- Erland Carlsson - One of the founders and President of the Augustana Synod
- Gottlieb Bender Christiansen - Founding President of the United Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church
- Claus Lauritz Clausen - President of the Conference of the Norwegian-Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
- Elling Eielsen - Founder of The Eielsen Synod (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
- Lars Paul Esbjörn - One of the founders Augustana Synod and Augustana College
- Tuve Hasselquist - Founding President of the Augustana Synod
- Ulrik Vilhelm Koren - President of the Synod of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
- Christoph Kähler - Presiding bishop of the Protestant Lutheran Church in Thuringia. de:Christoph Kähler
- Margot Käßmann - Bishop for the Protestant Lutheran Church of Hanover.
- Jaan Kiivit, Jr - Former Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia.
- Johan Kõpp - Estonian Lutheran bishop who fled to Sweden after the Soviet takeover.et:Johan Kõpp
- Ishmael Noko - General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation.
- Eric Norelius - One of the founders and President of the Augustana Synod
- Kuno Pajula - Former Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia.
- Andres Põder - The current Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia.
- Hans Gerhard Stub - First Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (United States)
- Jonas Swensson - Former President of the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church.
List of clergy
- Thomas R. Ahlersmeyer - President of Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Kristian Anker - President of the combined Trinity Seminary and Dana College
- Anton Marius Andersen - Founding President of Trinity Seminary at Dana College
- Georg M. Grossmann - Founder of Wartburg College
- Theodore Marcus Hansen - President of Dana College and Trinity Seminary
- John N. Kildahl - Lutheran church minister, author and educator, President of St. Olaf College
- O. P. Kretzmann - President of Valparaiso University, Lutheran pastor, author, and professor
- Peter Laurentius Larsen - Founding president of Luther College.
- Knud Ejler Løgstrup - Danish philosopher and theologian. Pastor at Sandager- Holevad from 1936-1943. Professor at University of Aarhus from 1943-1975
- Thorbjorn N. Mohn - Founding president of St. Olaf College
- Bernt Julius Muus - Founder of St. Olaf College
- Robert Preus - Lutheran pastor, professor, author, and seminary president
- Stephan Ludwig Roth - Transylvanian educationist.
- Jacob Tanner - Norwegian American Lutheran educator and religious author
- John Tietjen - Noted for the Seminex controversy.
- Peter Sørensen Vig - President of Trinity Seminary and the president of Dana College
- K. G. William Dahl - Lutheran minister, author and social advocate. Founder of Bethphage Mission.
- Robert Graetz - Possibly the only white member of the Montgomery Improvement Association.
- Sumowood Harris - Liberian peace activist.
- Bernt B. Haugan - American minister, politician, and temperance leader.
- Judith Hird, first woman to become a Lutheran pastor.
- William A. Passavant - Lutheran minister noted for bringing the Lutheran Deaconess movement to the United States.
- Roland Weisselberg - Critic of the former East Germany who later committed Self-immolation as a protest against the spread of Islam.
Explorers and colonizers
- Gotthard Fritzsche - A founding figure for Australia's Lutherans.
- Rasmus Jensen - One of the earliest Lutheran chaplains to go the "New World."
- August Kavel - A founding figure for Australia's Lutherans.
- Martin Stephan - Settled with a colony of Saxons, later excommunicated.
- Reorus Torkillus - First Lutheran clergyman to settle in New Sweden
- Johan Campanius - Assigned to New Sweden, Missionary to the Lenape.
- Hans Egede - "Apostle of Greenland."
- Onesimos Nesib - Convert from Ethiopia who translated the Bible into Oromo and did missionary work in Africa.
- Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg - Possibly the first Protestant missionary in India.
- Martti Rautanen - First Christian missionary in Ovamboland in Namibia.
- Alexander Durham Hail - Possibly the first Protestant missionary in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
- John Baxter Hail - Possibly the first Protestant missionary in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
- Joh Bjelke-Petersen - Former Premier of Queensland.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik - Former Prime Minister of Norway.
- Francis Hoffmann - Once Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and also wrote under a pen-name.
- John Herman Koch - Former Wisconsin State Assemblyman.
- Antti Johannes Rantamaa - Finnish chaplain who served in the Parliament of Finland.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer - A founding member of the Confessing Church who was executed by Nazi Germany.
- Otto von Gerlach - Nineteenth-century German.
- N. F. S. Grundtvig - Danish pastor, author, poet and author of hymns
- Oswald Hoffmann - Clergyman and speaker on The Lutheran Hour.
- Ernst Käsemann - New Testament studies, also active against Nazism.
- Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe - Celebrated by ELCA and LCMS.
- Martin Luther - German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk, with whose teachings Lutheranism is associated.
- Martin Niemöller - Former U-boat captain who became a theologian and, after initial enthusiasm, turned against Nazism.
- Jacob Aall Ottesen - Norwegian American minister, theologian and church leader
- Gunnar Rosendal - Swedish theologian of High Church Lutheranism.
- Caspar Aquila - Tract writer.
- Johann Ernst Glück - Translated the Bible into Latvian.
- Paul Henkel - Tract writer.
- Ludwig Gotthard Kosegarten - German poet.
- Eduard Mörike - German Romantic poet.
- Olaf M. Norlie - Lutheran minister, educator scholar and author
- Kristian Ostergaard - Danish-American Lutheran pastor, educator and author
- Johann Adolf Schlegel - Poet who wrote "Spiritual Songs" and fathered two poets.
- List of Lutheran dioceses and archdioceses
- Category:Evangelical Lutheran Church in America bishops
- Category:Presidents of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod
- Category:Primates of the Church of Norway
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