Acker, Johann Heinrich

Acker, Johann Heinrich, a Protestant writer of Germany, was born at Naumburg, Aug. 12, 1647. He was prepared at Naumburg and Schulpforta for the University of Jena, which he entered in 1669. In 1673 he was appointed adjunctus and pastor in Hausen, near Gotha; and advanced in 1689 as superintendent and court- preacher in Blankenhain. In 1717 he retired from his office on account of bodily infirmities, and went to Gotha, where he died Sept. 21, 1719. His main work is Historia Reformationis Ecclesiastict Tempore Primitive Ecclesi' (Jena, 1685, 1715). (B. P.)

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