Walter Fürst

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Walter Fürst (fl. 1303–17[1]) was a legendary Swiss patriot from Uri, who contributed to establish the liberty and independence of Switzerland.[2] According to Tschudi he represented Uri at the Rütlischwur.[3]

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  1. ^ Stadler, Hans, "Fürst, Walter", Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (in German) / Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse (in French) / Dizionario storico della Svizzera (in Italian)
  2. ^ Ripley, George; Dana, Charles Anderson, eds. (1861). "Melchthal". New American Cyclopaedia. 11. D. Appleton & Company. p. 364. 
  3. ^ Aegidius Tschudi, Chronicon Helveticum