Cuvier, Charles Chritien Leopold

Cuvier, Charles Chritien Leopold a French Protestant theologian, was born October 24, 1798. He studied at Montbdliard and Strasburg; in 1821 was appointed professor of history at the royal college of Strasburg, in 1824 professor of history at the university there, and occupied this latter position for nearly forty years. In 1859 he was elected dean of the faculty, but in 1860 resigned his professorship on account of broken health. On his retirement he was decorated with the cross of the legion of honor, and appointed honorary (lean. The remainder of his life he spent in writing and improving the religious state of the Church. He died April 17, 1881, at Montbeliard. He published, Exposition de la Doctrine Evangeqlique (Paris and Strasburg, 1834): — Esquisse sur les Ecrivains Sacres des Hebreux (1843): — Le Petit Catechisme de Luther (1846): — Precis de l'Histoire des l'Missions Chretiennes (eod.): — La Venue du Sauveur (eod.): — Les Souffrances et le Triomphe du Sauveur (eod.): — Conseils et Consolations de l'Experience; Cours d'Etudes Historiques (1860-80). He also edited Recueil de Psaumes et Cantiques, and a new edition of La Liturgie de la Confession d'Augsburg. See Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 1:254; Lichtenberger, Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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