Born: July 5, 1546, Schmalkalden, Germany.
Died: May 5, 1613, Meiningen, Germany.
Johann was the son of Caspar Steuerlein (or Steurlein), first Lutheran pastor at Schmalkalden.
Around 1580, after completing law studies, he was appointed town clerk of Wasungen (between Schmalkalden and Meiningen).
In 1589, he became Kanzlei-Secretär (secretary in chancery) at Meiningen, to the Henneberg administration.
He was also a notary public, and around 1604, became mayor of Meiningen.
crowned him as a poet.
If you know Steuerlein’s burial place, would you ?