Juhan Leinberg

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Birthday
26, 1812
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 26, 1885 (72)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1812
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 26, 1885 (72)

About

Known as Prophet Maltsvet, he founded the Maltsvetians, a religious sect based in Estonia.

Before Fame

He worked as a farmer and a bartender before preaching and getting imprisoned in 1858.

Trivia

He attracted between 200 and 300 families to his cult.

Family Life

He and his families waited for the White Ship to land and take them to the promised land the early summer of 1861.

Associated With

Novelist Eduard Vide wrote about the Maltsvetians in Prophet Maltsvet, a 1908 novel that blended fact with fiction.