Fabricius, Franciscus a Dutch theologian, was born at Amsterdam April 10, 1663. He studied theology and the Oriental languages at the University of Leyden, at which he afterwards filled the chairs of theology and rhetoric. He died July 27, 1738. His chief works are,
1. Christus unicum ac perpetuum fundamentum Ecclesiae (Leyden, 1717, 4to): —
2. De Sacerdotio Christi juxta Ordinem Melchizedeci (ib. 1720, 4to): —
3. Christologia Noachica et Abrahamica (ib). 1733, 4to): —
4. De Fide Christiana Patriarcharum et Prophetarum (ib. 4to):-
5. Orator Sacer (ib. 1733. 4to), containing lectures on preaching. — Migne, Diet. de Biographie Chretienne, 2:136; Biog. Universalle, 14:61.