Baumgarten, Jakob

Baumgarten, Jakob a Lutheran theologian of Germany, father of Sigismund Jakob, was born Aug. 30, 1668, at Wolmirstdidt, near Magdeburg. He studied at Leipsic and Erfurt; went to Halle with A. H. Francke, who appointed him, in 1697, inspector of the psedagogium, which was founded in 1695. In 1701 he was appointed pastor at his native place. In 1713 he was called to Berlin as garrison preacher, and in 1717 was appointed pastor of the Friedrichswerder and Dorotheenstadt Congregation. He died June 29, 1722. He is the author of some hymns. See Baumgarten, Funebralia (Berlin, 1722 ); Koch, Gesch. des deutschen Kirchen., 4:380 sq. (B. P.)

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