Swiss pastor and politician / 1596-1639 / childhood in Silvaplana, Engadine / 1610-16 studied at the Prophezey* in Zurich* and in Basel* / 1618-21 fanatical anti-Catholic in the Confusion of Graubünden, participation in several killings / 1634-37 active in the military liberation of Graubünden / 1635 conver­sion to Catholicism, probably for calculated political reasons / murdered but culprits never found / romanticized as a Graubünden national hero in the 1876 novel, Jürg Jenatsch, by C.F. Meyer, 1929 opera by Heinrich Kaminski, 1987 film by Daniel Schmid / exhumed in 1959 and 2012