Adler, George Christian (1)
Adler, George Christian (1), a German pedagogue and theologian, was born.at Wohlbach, in Silesia, Nov. 1, 1674. He studied theology at Leipsic and at Halle, devoted himself to the instruction of the young, and founded a gymnasium (Collegium Friedericianum) at Konigsberg. He died Aug. 30, 1741, at Altstadt Brandenburg. -Besides a great number of theological works and sermons, he wrote, De Liberalium Artiumi in Ecclesia Utilitate, si rite Tractentur (Stuttg. 1702) :-De Morte Eruditorum Philosophica (Berl. 1707). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.