Andres, Johann Baptist

Andres, Johann Baptist a Roman Catholic theologian of Germany, was born at Konigshofen, in Wiirzburg, Aug. 11, 1768. He studied at Wurzburg, where he was made doctor of philosophy. In 1793 he was appointed licentiate of theology, and, in order to enlarge his knowledge, travelled extensively, visiting the different universities on his journey. In 1803 he was appointed professor at Wurzburg; and he accepted in the following year a call to Salzburg, where he remained till 1813. In this year he was called to Landshut, where he died, Sept. 26, 1823. He wrote, Prime Origines Impedimentorum Matrimonii inter Christianos Dirimentium. Quas pro Consequenda Doctoratus Theologii Licentia Prceside, etc. (Wurceburgi, 1793). See Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, 1, 10 sq. (B. P.)

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