KALTEISEN, kalt-ai'zen, HEINRICH: Dominican; b. at Ehrenbreitstein (2 m. e. of Coblenz), Rhenish Prussia, c. 1390; d. at Coblenz Oct. 3, 1465. He early entered the Dominican convent at Coblenz, and studied subsequently at Vienna and at Cologne, where he became professor of theology and also a preacher of note. Later he was stationed at Mainz as inquisitor-general for Germany. He attended the Council of Basel, and, in 1433, made himself famous by a three days' speech against the demand of the Hussites for the free preaching of the word of God (printed by Canisius, in Thesaurus monumentorum ecclesiasticorum et historicorum, ed. J. Basnage, iv. 628-708, Antwerp, 1725). During his residence at Basel he seems to have been prior of the Dominican convent there. In 1443 he was made magister sacri palatii by Eugenius IV., and in 1452 Nicholas V. made him titular archbishop of Trondhjem. In 1463 he retired to the cloister of his order at Coblenz. Friedrich Steill edited a few of Kalteisen's writings in Ephemerides dominicano-sacrĉ; (Dillingen, 1692), but most of his works remained in manuscript.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Quetif and J. Echard, Scriptores ordinis praedicatorum, i. 828, Paris, 1719; KL, vii. 58.
KAM, kam, JOSEPH: Dutch missionary to the Moluccas or Spice Islands; b. at Bois-le-Duc (28 m. s.s.e. of Utrecht) 1770; d. on the island of Amboyna,
BIBLIOGRAPHY: L. J. van Rhijn, Reis door den indischen Archipel, pp. 443 sqq., Rotterdam, 1851; E. F. Kruijf, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zendelinggenootschap, Groningen, 1894; P. Wurm, in Allgemeine Missions-Zeitechrift, 1897, pp. 365 sqq.
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