Bayer, Johann Wolfgang
Bayer, Johann Wolfgang a German Jesuit missionary, was born at Schlesslitz, Bavaria. He was sent in 1749 to Peru, in order to propagate the Christian faith. After the dispersion of his order in 1722 he returned to his native country. Murr has published an abridged account of the travels of P. Bayer (Nuremb. 1776). He died in 1796. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.